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Gentle Giant

MODEL BBS32 – The Gentle Giant offers consistent power and control when cutting fine fabrics, such as low-ply delicate synthetics.

Product Summary

Cardinal Round Knives

The BBS32 is Eastman’s largest rotary shear, featuring a single-bevel blade and a premium quality high-torque universal motor to maintain blade speed under heavy loads.

This machine is an economical alternative for cutting through fine fabrics, such as low ply delicate synthetics, without pulls or damage to the material. The single-bevel 3 ¼ inch blade and shear plate provides a clean cut without fraying or unraveling material. The Gentle Giant, like all Eastman round knives, is perfect for cutting large radius curves and straight lines.

All Eastman machines are built with the highest grade materials available.

Manual Cutting > Round Knives


  • Single-Bevel 3 ¼ in blade
  • Eastman’s largest rotary shear
  • High-torque universal motor maintains blade speed under heavy loads
  • Cut through low-ply delicate synthetics without pulls or damage to the material

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Additional Information


110V, 1ph, 50/60Hz 220V, 1ph, 50/60Hz




4 lbs. 2 oz. (2.27kg)


Standard: Carbon Hexagon Optional: Carbon Round, High Speed Round

Sharpener Stones

Standard: 120 Heavy Optional: 150 Medium, 220 Fine

Blade Size

3.25 in. (8.26cm)

Cutting Capacity

0.625 in. (1.59cm)

Disclaimer: All indicated specifications, dimensions, weights and performance data are approximate and subject to change without notice.

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