A variable speed trigger on this straight handle pneumatic shear, allows smooth, easy starting cuts in C.R. mild steel to 14 gauge and most grades of stainless to 16 gauge and aluminum to .125. The 7/32" waste curl leaves both sides of the cut straight, with no need to file or de-burr. At 4 pounds and 10" long the P-1040 is lightweight and portable. It features the KETT 2500 RPM power unit designed for maximum efficiency at 90 PSI air pressure.