The very first step involved in the fastener manufacturing process, irrespective of its final configuration, happens to be cutting the bolt lengthwise. Raw material coming in the form of a round bar (12′ to 40′ in length) is saw cut or rather sheared.
Band saws make use of saw blades for cutting through steel round bars. In contrast, shearing equipment functions similar to a guillotine, eventually “chopping” the raw material. In the process of shearing, the material is run automatically onto against a stop after which it is sheared to length. Well, this quick process seems to be extremely efficient to cut material. Moreover, it produces a more cost effective product manufactured in a comparatively time efficient manner.