Swivel Folding Machine "PowerBend Professional"

PowerBend Professional

The PowerBend Professional swivel folding machine is the professional solution to your thin metal applications. This robust yet precise folder is ideal for continuous operation in shops throughout the metal forming industry.

Challenging requirements in your industrial series production? The PowerBend Professional possesses the necessary robustness, reliability and repeat accuracy. At the same time the machine offers the fl exibility your company needs for the production of short runs and prototypes. With the hydraulic tool clamping device and the optional rotating clamping beam, set up times can be drastically reduced. The result is a considerable increase in productivity.

The PowerBend Professional comes extensively equipped to handle most jobs with ease.

Software control

  • POS 2000 Professional control on swivelling arm
  • Radius function

Clamping beam

  • Clamping beam stroke 350 mm
  • Clamping beam orientation 48°
  • Middle motor clamping beam drive: 3.0 kW (converter-controlled, 20 mm/sec, trapezoidal spindle)
  • Hydraulic tool clamping device for clamping beam

Folding beam

  • Dual folding beam drive: 2 × 2.2 kW (converter-controlled, 85°/sec)
  • Pneumatic tool clamping device for folding beam
  • Motorized folding beam adjustment 80 mm
  • Motorized folding center adjustment +/- 20 mm
  • Central crowning device, manual


  • Foot switch
  • Anchor plates incl. dowels
  • Standard machine without folding- and clamping beam tools
  • Bottom beam blade, ca. 1100 N/mm², one piece, minimum gauge 10 mm

And for specific requirements, additional options are available, adding even more production efficiencies.


Tool / Options:

Clamping beam:
- 2 x 2,2 kW drive; 65 mm/sec, axis with recirculated ball screws
- Clamping beam geometry 180°
- Rotating clamping beam for 2 tool stations incl. hydraulic tool clamping device on both sides requires Z-drive 2 x 2,2 kW

Folding beam:
- Speed-package Y-axis drive with recirculated ball screws
- Central crowning device, motorized
- Technology package
- Technology package Up and Down
- Technology package 3D (only with Up and Down)

Table and back gauge:
- Back gauge extension to J- or U-gauge possible: Basis: motorized gauge up to 1600 mm, closed
- 2 fixed square arms (left and right)
- 2 pneumatic pop up square arms assembled aisle side, program-controlled
- Suction plates in gauge table with 4 suction units, controlled via POS 2000 Professional incl. positioning against the folding beam (only with Up and Down)

Software control:
- PC Version
- POS 3000 3D Graphic control
- DXF-Import and more processor capacity
- Remote maintenance (connection via RJ45 network cable to be provided by customer)
- SCHRÖDER Unfold software (POS 3000 PC version necessary)

Safety and others:
- Additional equipment for 2-man operation control in accordance with accident prevention rules required
- Operation from the rear in addition, 2nd footswitch and protection via light barrier
- Foot switch on rail for lateral movement
- Voltage tranformer 12 kVA
- Air conditioner
- Various bottom beam-, folding beam-, and clamping beam tools

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