Jesse J Heap & Son, Inc. Located in Irvington, NJ
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Heavy Duty Automatic Air Cutter

Model 5100

For heavy duty chain cutting you need the So-Fast No. 5100 scissors type cutter. Our No. 5100's are quick acting, multi-use, air powered scissor cutters. Models are available in 1", 2" or 3" blade widths.

The So-Fast cutter can be used to cut heavy binding, thread, elastic, leather, zipper chains, etc. thus eliminating the costly and time consuming manual cut apart operation. All blades and parts are interchangeable on the same base. [Installation & Maintenance Tips]

Model 5100 with no Guard

Model 5100 with Guard Removed for Clarity

So-fast Cutter with Guard

Cutter shown with Guard and Cut Metal Strips


  • Compact design allows for placement of the blades very close to the back of the presser foot.
  • Easy in-plant installation
  • Blades guarded by a metal housing for operator safety. No cutter can be shipped without a guard.
  • Double acting cylinder assures long life, power and speed
  • Each air unit supplied complete with filter/lubricator, knee switch, air hose and fittings
  • Compatible for automatic operation with special electronic control box and fiber optic scanner.
  • We stock all replacement parts. Parts explosion diagram available.

Additional So-Fast Products:

Spot Elasticator

So-Fast Spot Elastic Attachment

This attachment creates an elastic waist on pajamas, boxer shorts, play cothes, dungarees, and similar garments. Both open and closed garments may be elasticized.

So-fast Drawstring Inserter

For quick insertion of drawstrings using either a foot pedal or air power.