Piranha Ironworker Model P-50

The Piranha Ironworker P-50 is a solid ironworker with great value. Piranha’s standard features like a low rake angle notcher and clear line of sight in the work area allow for clean notching and coping on angle iron in one stroke. All Ironworkers include electronic stroke control and integrated coper and notchers, along with other features that vary according to model.

MegaFab P-50 Single Operator Ironworker

The P-50 Piranha Ironworker has a 50 ton punching capacity and comes with the standard features expected of the quality in Piranha Ironworkers. The convenient work height provides an ergonomic design allowing for a clear line of sight, comfort, efficiency and productivity; while maintaining attachment and station height. No need to adjust the feed table height between stations on the Piranha P-50 Ironworker. This makes the P-50 Ironworker a versatile and functional piece of equipment for any machine shop. Piranha ironworkers give metal fabricators outstanding quality and innovative features and every Piranha provides quality work, savings in set-up time, adaptability and versatility through a wide range of tooling, and factory engineering and support.

Fabtech Solutions understands that metal fabrication shops need to achieve an optimal productivity rate with all their machines; it’s essential to be able to complete tasks accurately and efficiently, while maintaining the designated project time frame. The Piranha Ironworker maximizes production and efficiency more than any other ironworker in it’s class. An attractive feature of the Ironworker is its capacity to be adapted with a range of special tooling and accessories. The current P-50 does not utilize Dovetail Slide for Quick Change Tooling. Feel free to contact our Sales Department with any questions, we can find the right tool for the job.

Piranha Ironworker Standard Features:

  • Punch Station
  • Angle Shear
  • Flat Shear Station
  • Coper and Notcher Station
  • Urethane Stripper Assembly
  • Hold Down Assembly
  • Electric Foot Switch
  • Electric Limit Switches

Detailed Specifications

Throat Depth5″Coper-Notcher (Tons)
(Max. Material)
40
2-1/4″ x 3″ x 1/4″
Open Height11-1/2″Optional Bending Attach. 6″
12″
Closed Height
w/o Die Block
7-3/4″Punch End
Strokes Per Minute
30 @ 1/2″
Stroke Length3-3/4″Work Station Height
Approx.
42″
Platen Table Size (D-W)8″ x 16″Hydraulics
Pump GPM
System R/V PSI
3.6
2800
Punch
Hole Size (Max. Material)
Max. Hole Size (Material)
50 Tons
13/16″ (3/4″)
3 ” (3/16″)
Fluid Capacity (gal.)12
Plate Shear
13″ Long
3/4″ x 6″
1/2″ x 10″
3/8″ x 12″
1/4″ x 13″
Motor Std. 230/460 3 Ph.
1800 RPM
Opt Phase & Voltage Available
3 HP 3 Ph.
Angle Shear3″ x 3″ x 3/8″
3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ x 5/16″
Dimensions (Net)
W-L-H Approx.
24″ x 55″ x 58″
Bar Shear
Round (min. to max.)
Square (min. to max.)
Optional
1/4″ to 1-3/8″
1/2″ to 1″
Weight (Net)
Lbs. Approx.
1700

Repair & Service

FABTECH SOLUTIONS provides service and repair for all MegaFab Piranha Ironworkers. Ensuring high quality replacement parts and service resources is an essential component for prolonging the life and effectiveness of your metal fabrication equipment and machinery.

For your convenience, there are instruction and service manuals for your Ironworker included below. These manuals have been prepared for operators and maintenance personnel. It is important that all persons responsible for the care and operation of this equipment fully understand the information presented in this material. Manuals are shown for reference purposes only; please contact our Service Department with any questions or concerns.

Tooling / Attachments

FABTECH SOLUTIONS application expertise extends beyond the ironworker and into the tooling and accessories that make an ironworker perform unique functions for each application. As a Genuine Piranha Irownworker dealer, FABTECH SOLUTIONS carries a wide variety of Piranha tooling for all makes and models of ironworkers. Standard sizes of ironworker tooling are in stock and, usually, available for same-day shipment.

We understand that every machine shop must be flexible with it's application development, and your ironworker can only be as flexible as the tooling you use.

Piranha Ironworker Optional Tooling and Attachments

Pipe/Tube Notching Attachment
Piranha Tooling - Pipe Tube Notching Attachment
  • Mounts easily to platen
  • Spring-loaded return
  • Standard base die accommodates several die sizes
  • Allows single notch in Schedule 40 pipe 3/4" through 2" diameter*
  • Notching dies available for 3/4", 1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 2"
  • Attaches to punch end of ironworker
Bending Attachments
Piranha Tooling - Bending Attachments
  • Optional sizes range from 8" to 48". See specifications chart for sizes available for each model.
Press Brake Tooling Holders
Piranha Tooling - Press Brake Tooling Holders
  • Available for all Piranha Ironworkers
  • Allows use of press brake punches and dies for precision bending
  • Lengths up to 24"
  • Accepts a 1/2" wide by 5/8" tall tang (tooling sold separately)
Quickset Gauging Tables
Piranha Tooling - Quickset Gauging Tables
  • Fast set-up for punching multiple holes
  • Includes plate and angle-gauging guide bars
  • Left and right hand extensions available in 5’ and 10’ lengths
  • Gauging table mounts on machine platen table without removing punch attachment or die block
  • Table and guide bars have measuring rules
  • All models have 3 left-hand stops on the table and 6 stops (3 left-hand and 3 right-hand) on the angle guide bar
Channel Shear
Piranha Tooling - Channel Shear
  • Attaches to punch end of ironworker in place of standard punch holder
  • Each cut removes 1/2" slug from standard weight channel
  • Slug slides out the front of the shear after each cut
  • Pinned slide block adjusts to accommodate different widths of channel
  • Quick release locking handle secures material
Mechanical Backgauges
Piranha Tooling - Mechanical Backgauges
  • Allows quick set-up to repeat shearing length with a mechanical backstop
  • Positions in angle, plate and round bar sections
  • Lengths available—3’, 6’, 9’, 12’
  • Bolts on with no machine modifications
  • Easy access of sheared material
  • Backgauge allows for infinite adjustment
  • Compression sleeve for positive locking and no marring of the gauge bar
Bar Bender
Piranha Tooling - Bar Bender
  • Up to 2-1/2" depending on available tonnage
  • Adjustable die for different radii
1-1/2 Oversize Punch Attachment
Piranha Tooling - Oversize Punch Attachment
  • Punches up to 1-9/16" hole within capacity limits of the machine
  • Mounts in place of standard punch holder and die block
  • Use same stripper action as standard punch attachment
  • Use No. EF punches and No. JF dies
Roller Feed Tables
Piranha Tooling - Roller Feed Tables
  • For fast, easy feeding of bar, plate and angle
  • Available in 5’ increments—bolt together for longer lengths
  • Adjust to accommodate floor height and machine type
  • Includes rollers for angle and flat bar sections
  • 20" wide flat rollers; 6" angle rollers
Plus much more... Contact our Service Department today, to find the right tool for the job.
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