At Kitmondo, we offer a wide selection of used folding machines, essential for precision metal forming across various industries including automotive, aerospace, and construction. These machines are designed to accurately fold sheet metal, creating complex shapes and bends with high efficiency. Our folding machines range from €10,000 for basic models to €150,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from leading brands such as Trumpf, Schechtl, RAS Reinhardt, and LVD. Each machine comes with unique specifications, including folding length, material thickness capacity, bending angle range, and automation level, ensuring they meet your specific production needs.

When choosing a folding machine, it’s important to consider factors such as the types of materials being processed, required folding precision and angles, production volume, and ease of operation and maintenance. These factors are crucial for achieving high-quality, consistent folds, optimizing production efficiency, and minimizing material waste. Investing in used folding machines from Kitmondo not only grants you access to premium equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of durable machinery.

Explore Kitmondo’s listings today to find reliable folding machines that offer exceptional performance and value for your metal forming needs. Trust Kitmondo’s dedication to excellent customer service to help you select the perfect folding machine to enhance your sheet metal forming operations.

RAS 62.25 Turbobend Plus

Year: 2002

Working length 2540 mm
Max. thickness 2.25 mm

SCHRODER Fasti 145-18/075 Folding machine

Year: 2008

Working length 1800 mm
Max. thickness 0.75 mm

Peddinghaus FDB 600 Folding machine

Year: 2000

Working length 6000 mm
Type Plate

Dinamic 6SAW Folding machine

Year: 2024

Working length 6020 mm
Type Sheet metal
Max. thickness 0.8 mm

Stuckmann&Hillen 3000 mm Folding machine

Year: 2006

Working length 3000 mm
Max. thickness 6 mm

Numerically controlled folding machine Type TURBOBEND 62.25 Brand / RAS Machines

Year: 2018

Working length 2500 mm
Type Sheet metal
Max. thickness 2.5 mm

Jorns CNC 400 A Folding machine

Year: 2001

Working length 6100 mm
Max. thickness 2 mm

Ras FLEXIbend 73.30 Folding Machine

Year: 2019

Working length 3200 mm
Max. thickness 3 mm

Muller CNC Folding machine

Year: 1992

Working length 6000 mm
Max. thickness 2 mm

METALPRES KM4E 2M Folding machine

Year: 1980

Working length 2000 mm
Type Sheet metal
Max. thickness 5 mm

Folding machine ZTS XOCM 2000/4

Year: 1993

Working length 2000 mm
Type Sheet metal
Max. thickness 4 mm

Folding machine Frýdlantské Strojírny HBP 100/10

Year: 2022

Working length 2500 mm
Max. thickness 3 mm

Used Müller und Fuhrer Kantbank Folding machine Low working hours

Year: 1990

Working length 6000 mm
Type Sheet metal
Max. thickness 1.25 mm

ZAKO 6000/2 Folding machine

Year: 2007

Working length 6000 mm
Max. thickness 2 mm

Automatic panel bender Salvagnini P4-2220

Year: 2003

Working length 2250 mm
Max. thickness 3 mm

Folding machine CIDAN K 25-12

Year: 2008

Working length 1280 mm
Max. thickness 3.5 mm

HEBEI FEIXIANG ROLL FORMING MACHINERY Прокатные станы холодной прокатки листовые 2 видов ЛСТК профиля (С и U) + PIR Folding machine Hot deal

Year: 2022

Rolling mills for cold rolling of sheets 2 types of LSTC profiles (C and U) + PIR profile panel. Documents with characteristics can be obtained as a file. to or email.

SCHRODER SPB 3200 2 Folding machine

Year: 2001

Working length 3200 mm
Max. thickness 2 mm

Tensol 4040x2 mm Folding machine

Year:

Working length 4040 mm
Max. thickness 2 mm



Elevating Sheet Metal Work: A Comprehensive Guide to Folding Machines

Folding machines are integral to the sheet metal industry, enabling the precise bending and folding of metal sheets with exceptional efficiency. These machines are crucial for creating various metal components used in construction, automotive, aerospace, and other industries. Gaining insights into the different types, features, and purchasing considerations for folding machines can significantly improve your metalworking operations. Kitmondo, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a wide selection of folding machines, providing businesses with access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

What Are Folding Machines?

Folding machines are designed to bend sheet metal into specific shapes by applying pressure along a straight line. This process is essential for creating metal parts and assemblies with precise angles and dimensions. These versatile machines can handle a range of materials, including steel, aluminum, and copper.

Types of Folding Machines

Folding machines are available in various configurations to meet specific metalworking needs. Here’s an overview of the main types:

Manual Folding Machines

Manual folding machines are operated by hand, providing simplicity and control for small-scale operations or specialized tasks.

  • Bench Top Folders: Compact and portable, ideal for light-duty work and small workshops.
  • Floor-Standing Folders: Larger and more robust, capable of handling thicker and larger metal sheets.

Hydraulic Folding Machines

Hydraulic folding machines use hydraulic power to bend metal sheets, offering higher force and precision. They are suitable for medium to heavy-duty applications.

  • Standard Hydraulic Folders: Versatile machines for a wide range of metal thicknesses and lengths, ensuring efficient operation.
  • CNC Hydraulic Folders: Equipped with computer numerical control (CNC) systems for automated and precise bending operations.

Servo-Electric Folding Machines

Servo-electric folding machines utilize electric motors to drive the folding process, providing high precision and energy efficiency.

  • Compact Servo-Electric Folders: Perfect for small to medium-sized operations, offering precise control and reduced energy consumption.
  • High-Capacity Servo-Electric Folders: Designed for large-scale production, ensuring high speed and accuracy.

CNC Folding Machines

CNC folding machines feature advanced computer controls, allowing for automated and highly precise folding operations. They are ideal for complex and high-volume production.

  • 3-Axis CNC Folders: Control the folding beam, clamping beam, and back gauge for versatile and precise operations.
  • 5-Axis CNC Folders: Provide additional control over material handling and positioning, suitable for intricate folding tasks and complex designs.

Key Features and Specifications

Selecting a folding machine involves considering specific features and specifications to ensure it meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Folding Capacity

The folding capacity determines the maximum thickness and length of metal sheets the machine can handle. Ensure the machine aligns with your production targets, whether for small-scale batches or large-scale industrial operations. Kitmondo’s listings provide detailed specifications on folding capacity to help you find the right machine.

Bending Angle and Precision

The bending angle and precision are critical for achieving the desired shapes and dimensions. Look for machines with advanced control systems that offer consistent and accurate bending angles.

Speed and Efficiency

The speed and efficiency of the machine affect production throughput. Higher speeds enable faster processing of metal sheets, essential for large-scale operations. Look for machines with adjustable speed settings to accommodate different materials and production requirements.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems enhance precision, consistency, and efficiency in the folding process. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, real-time monitoring, and automated adjustments can significantly boost productivity.

Build Quality and Durability

The build quality and durability of the machine are vital for long-term operational efficiency. Machines constructed from high-quality materials, such as robust steel frames and durable components, are more resistant to wear and tear. Easy-to-maintain designs and accessible components simplify maintenance, reducing downtime and operational costs.

Safety Features

Safety is crucial in metalworking operations. Look for machines with safety features such as emergency stop buttons, protective guards, and automatic shutdown mechanisms to protect operators and equipment.

Leading Brands in Folding Machines

Choosing reputable brands ensures higher quality and better support. Here are some top brands in the folding machine market:

  • Schröder Group: Known for high-precision and innovative folding machines, Schröder offers robust solutions for various metalworking applications.
  • Ras: Renowned for durable and advanced technology, Ras folding machines are popular in the sheet metal industry.
  • Durma: Provides high-performance folding machines, known for reliability and efficiency in demanding applications.
  • Jorns: Offers versatile folding machines characterized by efficiency and robustness, suitable for large-scale operations.
  • Amada: Known for high-quality machines designed for precision and high-speed folding, ideal for complex and high-volume production.

Kitmondo features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Folding Machines

The cost of used folding machines varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Prices generally range from several thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For instance, a used Schröder manual folding machine might be priced around $5,000 to $15,000, while a high-end Ras CNC folding machine could cost between $50,000 and $100,000. Kitmondo’s marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

Folding machines are essential tools in the sheet metal industry, providing efficient and reliable solutions for bending and folding metal sheets. By understanding the different types of machines and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that enhance their operational capabilities. Kitmondo offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a manual folding machine, a hydraulic folder, a servo-electric folder, or a CNC folding machine, Kitmondo’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your sheet metal operations.