The Porto-Metal Former makes the specialty angle needed in minutes. Can be used on the work bench or in a vise to make inside angles, outside angles, straight bends - even circles, to a radius as small as 3 inches. Jaws are made of hardened alloy steel. Works 18 gauge soft steel, 20 gauge stainless, 16 gauge aluminum up to 2" in width. 45 to 1 leverage for powerful press. Special malleable iron body will not break as we have found with cheaper imitations. Order #LSH-71 metal shrinker for inside angles. Order #LST-82 stretcher for outside angles. Wt. 12 lbs. each.
Either unit can be converted into its opposite by ordering complete conversion kit, includes jaws, blocks & wire.
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Yes, this set (P/N# 12-19800) would work up to 16 gauge aluminum to 2" in width.
It is one tool with 2 sets of jaws.