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.


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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