SHST-1.6HR Foot Operated Shrinker Stretcher – Round Jaw Works On Flanges Up To 165mm Wide


The SHST-1.6HR is a metal shaper’s dream, not only does it have round jaws to suit tight curves & radii it also has a deep throat of 165mm. With twin 12mm steel plate design to offer improved accuracy this foot operated shrinker stretcher is ideal for mild steel sheet metal up to 1.6mm in thickness (16 Gauge)

Whether you are shaping motorcycle fuel tanks or complex car panels this is the perfect machine for the avid metal shaper looking for a machine with so much versatility. Add the optional small tooth jaws for aluminium to open up a whole new realm of possibilities.

This metal shrinker stretcher includes a rugged floor stand with foot pedal control to actuate the jaws allowing the hands to be free to properly work the material.


  • 1.6mm mild steel capacity
  • 2.0mm aluminium capacity
  • 1.0mm stainless steel capacity
  • 165mm throat capacity to suit larger panels
  • Dies made from tough, hard & high abrasion resistant CR12 steel for longer life
  • Bronze bushes & greasing nipples on pivot points for smooth operation
  • Twin 12mm plate steel body
  • Easy foot pedal operation
  • Strong steel stand provides an ideal working height


  • 1 x set of shrinking dies
  • 1 x set of stretching dies


MODELManual /
Foot Operated
OperationType1.6 / 16
Mild Steel - Capacitymm / Gauge2.0 / 14
Aluminium - Capacitymm / Gauge165
Throat Depthmm1050
Working Heightmm40.5
Nett Weightkg

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