GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear)

GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear)

GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear) attachment with open jaws facing right.
GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear) attachment with open jaws facing left.

GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear)

  • 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
Watch the GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear) efficiently process a scrap pile.
Watch the GLS (Genesis Linkage Shear) efficiently process a scrap pile.
  • Specifications
  • Description
  • Literature
  • Manuals
  • Conversion Block
ModelWeight* (lbs.)Jaw Opening** (ins.)Jaw Depth (ins.)Excavator Weight (lbs.)
GLS 504,100212140,000 - 60,000
GLS 704,696242460,000 - 80,000
GLS 905,313272780,000 - 110,000

*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.

Steel cutting and scrap 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 from Genesis Attachments can be used on jobsites that include:

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

This scrap 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.

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