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June 23, 2021

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Metabo Portable Steel Plate Beveler – KFM 16-15 F Video Review

Metabo Portable Steel Plate Beveler - KFM 16-15 F Video Review
PTR Review
  • Power 10.0
  • Cutting Quality 9.0
  • Value 8.0
  • Durability 9.0
  • Warranty 9.0

Metabo has a the market on portable steel plate and pipe bevelers. The Metabo KFM 16-15 F will put a 45-degree bevel or chamfer on 5/8" thick steel or stainless steel. Carbide cutting bits and a 14.2 Amp motor make this a breeze for the user. Get yours today and start saving time.

Overall Score 9.0 (out of 10)

Metabo’s KFM 16-15 F Beveler can put a perfect 45-degree bevel on steel and stainless steel plate, as well as pipe (steel or stainless).  The Metabo portable steel plate beveler can bevel up to 5/8″ steel or stainless without flinching. With a 14.2A motor and 3 carbide cutting bits, the Metabo beveler cuts through steel like butter. Maybe not hot butter, but like regular butter.



Not only does the Metabo have tons of power, but it also includes soft-start technology for ramping up all that power. Also, Metabo included overload protection with their beveler. Even when you have the big and tough jobs, if the tool overheats or senses overload, it will shut down without harming any of the internal parts. Once the tool cools back down, normal operation is resumed.

Using the Metabo Beveler at AIS (Advanced Industrial Services)

Here at Advanced Industrial Services (AIS), we are a complete fabrication and welding shop. We have qualified staff that meet and exceed a vast array of welding certs. The majority of our work falls in customized fabrication consisting of stainless steel. It is imperative that our work is not only strong and stable, but it must look pristine as well. Using the Metabo portable steel plate beveler will allow our technicians and welders to achieve better fitment with less time; therefore, turning out a better product at less cost.

Time is money in our business, so we look for any possible way to be more efficient with our workforce. This Metabo seems to be a real winner for time savings. Not only does it work well for steel plate, it’s also a great tool for pipe as well. When our team needs to fit food-process piping, the Metabo portable pipe beveler will be our new go-to tool.

Metabo Portable Steel Plate BevelerMetabo Portable Steel Plate Beveler Specifications

  • No-load speed: 12000 /min
  • Rated input power: 1600 W
  • Output power: 900 W
  • Type of Edges: Chamfer
  • Max. chamfer width: 45° 21 mm / 13/16 “
  • Max. chamfer height at 45°: 15 mm / 19/32 “
  • Grading of cutting depth setting: 0.1 mm
  • Curves smallet outer Ø: 100 mm / 3 15/16 “
  • Weight (without power cable): 6.9 kg / 15.2 lbs
  • Cable length: 4 m / 157 1/2 “
  • Price: $2199

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