Plate Shears are an industry standard for metal fabrication facilities. They quickly cut raw plate material for use in metal fabrication. IMC represents several high quality brands. They vary in size and cutting capability. Material type, that is hardness of material, thickness and length will determine the machine that will meet your needs. Plate machines can begin cutting as thin as 16ga and up to 2″ or more for heavy plate. Purchasing a machine to cut Heavy plate, will limit how thin of material you can cut with it. Choose a brand below to find what works for you.