The BBS32 is Eastman's largest shear, featuring a premium quality high torque universal motor, to cut both lightweight material and heavy-duty fabrics with ease.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 Gentle Giant, like all Eastman round knives, is perfect for cutting large radius curves and straight lines.








Delicate and Woven Material Control
Eliminates fraying and material damage provided by the hexagonal blade that shears through fine fabrics and heavy wovens with ease

Consistent Speed
Maintained blade speed under heavy loads via the premium quality high torque universal motor

Eliminates cutting distortion due to the narrow silhouette standard and extremely low base plate

Vibration-free cutting with smooth and easy maneuverability




Model Name

Gentle Giant BBS32


110v, 1ph, 220v, 1ph, 220v, 3ph

Blade Types

Carbon Round: Available

High Speed Round: Standard

High Speed Octagon: Not Available

Carbon Hexagon: Not Available

High Speed Hexagon: Standard


4 lbs. 2 oz. (1.87 kg)


.10 hp

Blade Size

(inches): 3.25"

(cm) 8.26 cm

Cutting Capacity

(inches): .625"

(cm):1.59 cm

Sharpener Stone Grits

120 Heavy: Standard

150 Medium: Available

180 Medium: Not Available

220 Fine: Available

Dual Wheel Sharpener

Not Available

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