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Alligator Line


A reliable and portable machine perfect for anyone in the steel studding industry.  Choose from three small, light-weight and compact designs that offer versatile ways to effectively single and double-stroke clinch.

Product Description

The ASTRACLINCH Alligator series has been fundamental in the transformation of the commercial and residential light gauge structural steel building industry.

Features of our ASTRACLINCH Alligator machines include:

  • Low investment (for lower production costs)
  • Rigid punches & robust dies give low tool consumption & minimal operating costs
  • Reversible punches & dies
  • Manual jaw closing for maximum safety
  • No separate fasteners to buy, sort or feed
  • No thermal stress around the joined area
  • Highly consistent joint
  • Rapid, non-destructive testing of the joint
  • Low machine weight
  • Joining more than two layers
  • Pre-painted or galvanized sheet materials

Features & Options

Workhead weight 7-8 lbs 3.2-3.6 kg
Total weight, inc. Booster 28.6 lbs 13 kg
Working air pressure 87 psi 6 bar
Hydraulic pressure at 6 bar 5,260 psi 365 bar
Cycle Time 0.6-1.0 s 0.6-1.0 s
Max thickness, mild steel: 0.120” 3 mm
Max thickness, stainless: 0.100” 2.5 mm

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