Steel Cutting Shears - Genesis Linkage Shear

GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear)
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  • Patented bolt-on piercing tip is replaced in minutes without grinding or welding
  • Four-way indexable guide blades, razor blade and primary blades provide four useable cutting edges
  • Common pivot group and pinning points accommodate our full line of Power Series linkage tools with one stiff arm - the mounting pad remains in place
  • The GLS stands upright for easy attachment changes and convenient storage and transport


Steel cutting shears, such as the Genesis Linkage Shear, GLS, easily cut and process light to medium material such as structural and plate steel, rebar, pipe, non-ferrous metals, concrete and tires.

The GLS can be used on jobsites that include:

  • Scrap Processing
  • Demolition
  • C&D Processing
  • Concrete Recycling

This shear attachment features:

  • A compact jaw that provides quick cycle time and efficient processing
  • Easily replaceable bolt-on cutting blades
  • An oversized pivot shaft and bearings that extend service life
  • Strong and abrasion-resistant custom-alloy steel

In addition, the Genesis Linkage Shear easily pins-on in place of an excavator bucket with no additional plumbing; stiff arm and mounting pad included.

The GLS is available in 3 models to fit 40,000 lb. to 110,000 lb. excavators.

For additional product, application or service information, call us at 1-888-SHEAR-IT.

Model Weight*
Jaw Opening**
Jaw Depth
Excavator Weight
GLS 50 4,100 21 21 40,000 - 60,000
GLS 70 4,696 24 24 60,000 - 80,000
GLS 90 5,313 27 27 80,000 - 110,000
Metric Specs:
Model Weight*
Jaw Opening**
Jaw Depth
Excavator Weight
GLS 50 1,860 533 533 18 - 27
GLS 70 2,130 610 610 27 - 36
GLS 90 2,410 686 686 36 - 49
*Weight includes mounting bracket and stiff arm.
**Jaw opening varies slightly depending on excavator mounting location.
Genesis linkage attachments are not compatible with quick couplers. Contact Genesis for more information.
All Genesis Linkage Shears are covered by a 12-month, 1,500-hour (whichever occurs first) warranty.


1000 Genesis Drive, Superior, WI 54880 USA | Tel: 715.395.5252 888-SHEAR-IT (743-2748)
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