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;

  • Fast setup, makes your press brake more efficient
  • No marking on polished, painted or sensitive material
  • Larger parts are easily run by a single operator
  • Superior ergonomics, parts are supported by the backgauge
  • Blank inaccuracy is corrected on the 1st bend
  • One set of universal tooling for the life of the machine
  • Programming and operation by non-skilled operators
  • Main part of sheet on the backgague during folding
  • Less risk of collision with the operator during folding
  • It’s a green solution

cidan K15 metal folder

K15 Sheet Metal Folder

The Cidan K15 sheet metal folder is a quick and easy to use. It is build with cast iron legs and side frames to withstand continuous running under the most demanding conditions. This machine is perfect for folding thinner gauge material.

Standard Equipment

  • Control system EasyLink, with touch screen for input and storage of folding operations
  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Lower beam rail
  • Double sided folding beam rail 7/10 mm (.275″/.394″), with quick change tooling
  • Folding beam rail 20 mm (.787″), with quick change tooling
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam rail
  • Foot pedal




K25 metal folder

K25 Sheet Metal Folder

Equipped with twin drives on the folding beam and the clamping beam the Cidan K25 folding machine is a great choice for the manufacturing industry, repair workshops, sheet-metal shops and sign manufacturers.The Cidan K25 is built for continuous running under the most demanding conditions.

Standard Equipment

  • Control system EasyLink, with touch screen for input and storage of folding operations
  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Lower beam rail
  • Double sided folding beam rail 7/10 mm (.275″/.394″), with quick change tooling (bayonet style)
  • Folding beam rail 20 mm (1″), with quick change tooling (bayonet style)
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam rail
  • K25-40, ProLink S with touch screen and graphic programming and Variable folding beam speed (frequency control and 2.2 kW motor) as standard
  • Foot pedal




cidan forma sheet metal folding machine

Forma Sheet Metal Folder

The Cidan Forma offers speedy production, easy ergonomics, strong construction and wimplicity in programming and quick tool changes. The Forma has a dual drive upper beam and a new locking principle that holds the clamping beam, resulting in a great results when folding. The Forma is equipped with a combi beam as standard.

Standard Equipment

  • Control System ProLink X control, with touch screen and graphic programming
  • Automatic adjustment of sheet thickness 0-4.0 mm (0-.157″) manually 4-20 mm (.157″-.787″)
  • Clamping beam with straight rail 30°
  • Lower beam rail
  • Folding beam rail 15 mm (.591″) and 30 mm (1.18″), with quick change tooling
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam rail
  • Combi clamping beam excluding high divided tools
  • Frequency/servo driven motors for both clamping and folding beams, for variable folding speed
  • Continuous cooling of the motor for the upper beam
  • Foot pedal




Futura PLUS sheet metal folding machine

Pro Z Sheet Metal Folder

The Cidan Pro Z folds sheet metal both up and down so there is no need to flip the part. The provides for time-efficient folding of complex parts with one operator. Tool changes can now be made even faster thanks to the auto-locking, the built-in tool storage as well as the new tool layout in the updated control system, ProLink X. A newly developed construction of the folding beam, automatic folding center and sheet thickness adjustment provides superior folding quality in all thicknesses without requiring crowning.

Standard Equipment

  • Fixed eccentric drive
  • Control System ProLink X with touch screen and graphic programming
  • CNC controlled sheet thickness and folding center
  • Automatic lock of high divided and folding beam tools
  • Enclosure with integrated tool storage on one side and roof
  • LED light on 2 sides
  • Straight rail 30°, straight S1 shape is included
  • Multifold execution lower beam (w/out tooling)




Cidan Prolino metal folding machine

Prolino Metal Folder

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

  • Control System ProLink control with touch screen and graphic programming
  • Manual adjustment of sheet thickness 0-35 mm (0-1.38″)
  • Clamping beam with straight rail 35° (47 mm/1.85” height)
  • Lower beam rail
  • Folding beam rail 15 mm (.591”) and 35 mm (1.38”)
  • Adjustable crowning of folding beam raill
  • Frequency/servo driven motors for both clamping and folding beams for variable folding speed
  • Foot pedal




Cidan Pro metal folding machine

PRO Sheet Metal Folder

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

Standard Equipment

  • Control System ProLink control with touch screen and graphic programming
  • Combi clamping beam with 35° straight rail
  • Multifold execution with divided lower beam rail (height 47 mm/1.85″)
  • Folding beam rail 15 mm (.591”) and 35 mm (1.38”) with quick change tooling
  • Lower beam rail
  • Automatic crowning of folding beam rail
  • Frequency/servo driven motors for both clamping and folding beams for variable folding speed
  • Automatic adjustment of sheet thickness 0-4.5 mm (0-.177”) (manually 4.5-35 mm/.177”-1.38”)
  • Continuous cooling of the motor for the upper beam
  • Foot pedal




Cidan Megapro metal folding machine

Megapro Folding Machine

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

  • Control System ProLink control with touch screen and graphic programming
  • Multifold execution with divided lower beam rail (height 51 mm / 2.05”) and divided folding beam rail
  • Folding beam rails 20 mm (.787”) and 40 mm (1.57”) with quick change tooling
  • Automatic crowning of folding beam rail
  • Frequency/servo driven motors for both clamping and folding beams
  • Automatic adjustment of sheet thickness 0-80 mm (0-3.15″)
  • Motorized adjustment of folding center 0-80 mm (0-3.15″)
  • Automatic lubrication
  • Foot pedal

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.