Sheet Metal Folders

Cidan Machinery offers the world’s most complete line of sheet metal folders. Whether you’re looking for the sheer capacity of Cidan’s top model, the MegaPro, or the utility and flexibility of Cidan’s Profi CTL system, or the efficiency and economy of the portable BA machine, Cidan has a model to fit your needs.

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Advantages of Folders

In today’s manufacturing environment you need to make every operation in your shop as efficient as possible. Cidan sheet metal folders offer many advantages over traditional press brakes take a look;

  • Up to 450% faster first part setup than press brakes
  • Up to 750% faster set up on second part runs
  • Superior tool fit-up, resulting in better part accuracy, and a huge reduction in grinding & welding times

metal folder

KM

Cidan’s KM sheet metal folder is made in a sturdy all-welded steel construction. As standard both the folding beam and the clamping beam have twin drives.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30° (alt. 1)
  • Folding beam rail 0.181’’
  • Lower beam rail
  • Automatic limitation of folding angle
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam rail




KMP metal folder

KMP

As standard model Cidan’s KMP folder is delivered with CNC control type EasyLink and motorized back gauge.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30° (alt. 1)
  • Motorized back gauge AM 1000 (page 12)
  • CNC control type EasyLink (page 14)
  • Folding beam rail 0,181’’
  • Lower beam rail
  • Automatic limitation of folding angle
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam rail




PF metal folder

PF

Cidan’s PF metal folders are extremely quick and user friendly folding machines built in a sturdy welded construction. As standard these machines have CNC-control and motorized back gauge.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1550 (page 13)
  • CNC control A2000 (page 14)
  • Turnable folding beam rail 0.275’’/0.394’’
  • Folding beam rail 0.181’’
  • Lower beam rail



PFPPFP metal folder

Built heavy duty,the PFP series are fast and very easy to use. Both the folding beam and the clamping beam have twin drives.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1550 (page 13)
  • CNC control A2000 (page 14)
  • Turnable folding beam rail 0.275’’/0.394’’
  • Folding beam rail 0.181’’
  • Lower beam rail
  • Frequency controlled folding movement (PF 1216S / PF 1416S)




Futura sheet metal folding machine

Futura

Cidan’s Futura sheet metal folder is a new and patented development especially for the segment of 16 ga -11 ga sheets. The Futura is built in a modern and new design, and at the same time it is extremely flexible in its construction.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1550 (page 13)
  • Graphic CNC control ProLink (page 15)
  • Folding beam rails 0.394’’ and 0.787’’ with quick clamping
  • Lower beam rail
  • Frequency controlled folding movement
  • Motorized adjustment of sheet thickness 0-0.157’’ (manual 0.157’’-0.787’’)
  • Manual crowning of folding beam rail
  • Manual adjustment of sheet thickness




Futura PLUS sheet metal folding machine

Futura Plus

Cidan’s Futura Plus sheet metal folder adds a further development to the Futura series, and with the increased capacity it is possible to fold up to 11 ga thick sheet at 10 foot lengths.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1550 (page 13)
  • Graphic CNC control ProLink (page 15)
  • Folding beam rails .59’’ and 1.18’’ with quick clamping
  • Lower beam rail
  • Twin drive of folding beam
  • Manual crowning of folding beam rail
  • Frequency controlled folding movement
  • Motorized adjustment of sheet thickness 0-.157’’ (manual .157’’-.787’’)




Cidan Prolino metal folding machine

Prolino

Cidan’s Prolino metal folder is the basic machine in the Pro-Line series. The machine construction ensures today’s high demands to accuracy and productivity with minimum of maintenance.

Standard Equipment

  • Clamping beam with straight rail 35°
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1650 (page 13)
  • Graphic CNC control ProLink (page 15)
  • Folding beam rails .591’’ and 1.38’’
  • Lower beam rail
  • Frequency controlled folding movement (PROLINO-1213K and, -1413K)




Cidan Pro metal folding machine

PRO

The PRO is one of Cidan’s top models for productivity and accuracy with a variety of standard features.

Standard Equipment

  • Combi Clamping Beam with 35° straight rail and 5.9’’ high divided rail with quick clamping (page 11)
  • Motorized back gauge AMF-1650 (page 13) with ball transfers in back gauge table
  • Graphic CNC control ProLink (page 15)
  • MULTIFOLD tool system with divided lower beam rail (1.969’’ high) and divided folding beam rails .591 and 1.38’’
  • Motorized height adjustment of back gauge 0-0,177’’ (manual .177’’-1.38’’)
  • CNC controlled crowning
  • Frequency controlled folding movement
  • CNC controlled adjustment of sheet thickness




Cidan Megapro metal folding machine

Megapro

Megapro sheet metal folder is the very top model regarding capacity – built for the industry – rendering the possibility to fold e.g. 120’’ x 1/4‘’ mild steel sheets

Standard Equipment

  • Standard clamping beam with 35° straight rail
  • Motorized back gauge AMK-2000 with servo drive (page 13)
  • Graphic CNC control ProLink (page 15)
  • Folding beam rails .787’’ and 1.574’’
  • Lower beam rail 1.97’’ high
  • Twin drive – with 2 motors – of folding beam
  • Twin drive – with 2 motors – of clamping beam
  • Motorized crowning of folding beam rail
  • Frequency controlled folding movement
  • Motorized adjustment of sheet thickness 0-3.14’’
  • Motorized adjustment of folding centre 0-3.14’’
  • Automatic lubrication

zr series long folder


ZR Series Long Folder

The ZR Series Long Folder offers unique features including a torsion shaft on both the clamping and folding beams, free space for forming,adjustment for forming radius bump bending and more.