Copper fold

Designed for Superior
Speed and Accuracy.

Tennsmith’s SBS folders are fast, highly durable and ready to meet your needs for years to come.


Get Hands On.

From simple bends to complex shapes, we have the right equipment for any job.

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Deliver Value
with Every Cut.

Built with the quality and high-exacting standards that our customers have come to expect from us.


To the Max.

The AutoMax series sheet metal brakes are our American made long folders with capabilities of folding specialized long products with high repeatability and accuracy.


Introducing the All-New

From simple blanking to a fully automated system, the AutoKut slit-to-width and cut-to-length line is the outright leader in its class.



A Variety of Tools for Any Job.

Tennsmith Model 52H Hydraulic Shear Tennsmith Power Rotary PR-16 Tennsmith Manul Slip Roll SR336 Solid and Reliable additions to any shop for years to come.

Home, Sweet Home.

Over nine decades of manufacturing excellence with Tennsmith metal forming machinery, made right here in America.

LEARN MORE Roper Whitney AutoMax Long Folder

A Family Tradition Since 1928.

Tennsmith is recognized worldwide as a premier leader in the manuafacture of sheet metal fabricating machinery. We offer a full range of American-made sheet metal tools including Automatic Folders, Hand Brakes, Shears, Slip Rolls, Cleat Benders, Notchers and Rotary Machines.
Featured Product

Connecticut Series Handbrakes

Connecticut Series floor-mounted manual bending brakes are precision machines designed for accurate bending within rated capacities and are an economically-priced solution for all of your bending needs.

Connecticut Box & Pan Brakes

With a 6″ box depth the Connecticut series Box & Pan Brakes can easily form up to 6″ boxes or pans.

Connecticut Straight Brakes

Connecticut straight brakes have positive clamping pressure adjustment, apron stop rods for repeat bends and many more features.

Automatic Multi-Tooling Folders

The Tennsmith MTS Series mechanical folding system utilizes a low maintenance design, coupled with an array of standard features for an attractive combination of high value and solid performance. The MTS Series is a multi-tool designed machine. The upper beam comes standard with both segmented and sharp rail tooling.  The segmented box tooling allows for a maximum box depth of 4.0”. The sharp rail is machines to 30 degrees.

Features & Benefits

  • Energy-efficient electrical design
  • Direct drive Folding Beam with a speed of 90° per second
  • Fast ¾ hp servo driven Back Gauge motor for back gauge speeds of 0.375” to 61” in 2 seconds
  • Center drive Clamping Beam for even more clamping force
  • 126″ bending length

Solid Construction

This metal brake is plate and weldment steel construction, delivering superior performance and features in a rigid design.

Intelligent Controls

The Synergy Control System is second to none. It is a highly advanced, Windows-based ECS CNC system that takes the complexity out of programming and running parts.

Powerful Combination

Combining automated bending of angles up to 145 degree, material clamping and material support make the AutoBrake a powerful machine.

Precise Folding

The folding beam consists of a thick plate for maximum resistance to bending forces with a machined seat to receive the bending blade.

Brands You Know And Trust.

Roper Whitney