1. Slide material into the machine from the hold-down side of the machine.
    • IMPORTANT: Ensure that the material is still visible from the hold-down side of the machine before shearing. Never feed material in from the backside of the machine.
  2. Move the hold-down adjustment lever to the appropriate setting.
  3. Finetune the setting by adjusting the coupling nut on the swing bolt.
  4. Make sure the material is firmly clamped down by the before shearing.