Plate Bevelers, Self Propelled, Portable - KBM-18® produce clean machined bevels with no thermal distortion on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum plate from 1/4" (6.0 mm) to 1 1/2" (38.1 mm) thick. Thinner material can be beveled... consult factory for details. The KBM-18® bevels the topside of plate reducing time and cost. Savings are further enhanced when the topside Beveler is used with the KBM-18U underside beveler in applications where both sides of the material require beveling.

Adjustable Undercarriage...For Easy Height Adjustment
The KBM-18® can be purchased with a adjustable height, self-aligning, spring-loaded caster wheel assembly for self propelled Beveling along any length of plate maintaining a uniform bevel and consistent root face. Undercarriage sold separate

Angle Bevel Pins...Enable Bevel Angle Adjustment
...KBM-18® units are supplied with angle bevel pins for 22 1/2º, 30º, 37 1/2º, 45º and 55º bevels. Pins for other bevel angles are available upon request.

KBM-18U Underside Beveling

The KBM-18U is perfect for beveling the underside of the plate without need for flipping the work piece over. In combination with the KBM-18 efficiency is greatly increased when Beveling both the top and bottom of the plate. Safety is also increased as there is no need for constant maneuvering of heavy workloads.

Operates at 10 feet (3 meters) per minute

KBM-18® comes complete with the following standard equipment:
1- KBM-18-X1C Mild Steel Cutter
1- set Bevel Angle Pins for 22 1/2º, 30º, 37 1/2º, 45º and 55º
1- Tool Kit
Unit of Measure


N/A Plate Beveller


N/A 22 1/2 º30 º37 1/2 º45 º55 º

Maximum Bevel Width

N/A .71 in18 mm

Maximum Bevel Depth

N/A .65 in16.6 mm

Min. Plate Thickness

N/A 1/4 in6 mm

Max. Plate Thickness

N/A 1 1/2 in38.1 mm

Bevel Speed

N/A 118.1 in/min300 cm/min


N/A 2 HP, 3 phase, available for 230, 460 and 575V~ at 60Hz and also 380 and 400/415V~ at 50Hz supply


N/A 154 lb340 kg

Complies with

N/A C.S.A./N.R.T.L. (File # LR 35006-6) and C.E. Regulations