Your One-Stop Partner for Architectural Metal and Roofing Solutions

If you are a professional in the metal roofing, siding, and trim industries, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies is crucial. Roper Whitney is the go-to partner for both commercial and residential applications in the architectural metal and roofing sectors. By incorporating innovative technology and unique processing concepts, we empower our customers to overcome the challenges of architectural metal fabrication.

Roper Whitney is the trusted partner for professionals in the architectural metal and roofing industry. Our comprehensive range of machinery and software solutions allows you to stay ahead of the curve, meeting the demands of complex and precise metal fabrication tasks. By choosing Roper Whitney, you can be confident in delivering high-quality products and services to your clients, every time.

Our Complete Line of Metal Fabricating Solutions

Autobrakes

American-made precision metal folders with Synergy software for enhanced usability and control.

Automax

Long folders for handling large sheet metal panels in roofing and siding applications.

Mechanical Shears

Our mechanical shears offer precision cutting capabilities for various sheet metal thicknesses, ensuring clean and accurate cuts every time.

Decoilers, Recoilers & Coil Processing Machines

Streamline sheet metal processing for optimized material usage, minimized waste, and proper storage and transportation of finished products.

Trim and Custom Profile Roll Forming Machines

Expanded options through partnership with Roll Former LLC for architectural trim, custom profiles, and standing seam panels. Additionally, their portable standing seam rollformers allow for on-site fabrication of metal roofing panels, increasing flexibility and shortening lead times.

Synergy Software

Roper Whitney’s Synergy software for CNC folders is a user-friendly solution that sets them apart in the market by optimizing job tracking and production management. Users have praised the simplicity of the interface, stating that it makes Roper Whitney’s machines superior to those of their competitors.

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Decoilers (11)

Straight Brakes (4)

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Manual Slip Rolls (10)

Featured Machines

10M14 Mechanical Sheet Metal Shear

The 10M14 capacity is 14 gauge mild steel, 18 gauge stainless steel and can shear material up to 121.25 inches in cutting length. The electro-mechanical design of the 10M14 provides quiet operation with low power consumption. The shear is initiated by a moveable foots witch. An oversized shield and toe kick plate are incorporated into the foot switch for added operator safety. The 10M14 is capable of 35 cutting strokes per minute.

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AB1014

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The Autobrake® 1014 provides accuracy and repeatability when forming 14 gauge or lighter materials. This sheet metal brake is a high speed solution to make multiple bends while maintaining a high quality level in the end product. Both backgauge options provide accurate part location through the use of servo drives and are expandable with optional backgauge extensions. The rigid design includes crowning adjustments to ensure accurate bending regardless of raw material stresses. Various options of tooling are provided to help customize to your specific needs, and can be provided in tool steel or hardened.

 

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AB1016

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The AB1016 Autobrake® provides accuracy and repeatability when forming up to 10ft long 16 gauge or lighter materials. This sheet metal brake is a high speed solution to make multiple bends while maintaining a high quality level in the end product. The backgauge provides accurate part location through the use of servo drives and are expandable with optional backgauge extensions. The rigid design includes crowning adjustments to ensure accurate bending regardless of raw material stresses. Various options of tooling are provided to help customize to your specific needs, and can be provided in tool steel or hardened.

 

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AB1214

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The Autobrake® 1214 provides accuracy and repeatability when forming up to 12ft long 14 gauge or lighter materials. This sheet metal brake is a high speed solution to make multiple bends while maintaining a high quality level in the end product. Both backgauge options provide accurate part location through the use of servo drives and are expandable with optional backgauge extensions. The rigid design includes crowning adjustments to ensure accurate bending regardless of raw material stresses.

 

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AutoKut 100


Roper Whitneys AutoKut 100 Slit-to-Width and Cut-to-Length Line comes with an array of features and automation. The straightening and feed rollers and slitting shaft adjustments are automatically controlled with the touch of a button as opposed to manually adjusted via levers and gauges. It is intelligently engineered and economically priced for all of its users needs, designed for long term serviceability with all mechanisms on the outside of the machine. Slitter and guillotine blade changes are easy to perform and do not require disassembly of machine.

The AutoKut 100 has a maximum speed of 85 ft per minute and can accommodate coils up to 49″ wide. Materials can be slit in thicknesses up to 20 gauge mild steel and blanked in thicknesses up to 18 gauge. The AutoKut 100 comes standard with 5 pairs of slitting blades, the slitter blades can be re-positioned quickly and accurately with the simple setup gauge. Shear cycle time is approximately 1 second.

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AutoKut 160


The heavy-duty AutoKut 160 Slit-to-Width and Cut-to-Length Line has been specifically designed customers needing increased slitting & blanking capacity in a compact machine. The AutoKut 160 is capable of slitting material in thicknesses up to 16 gauge mild steel and blanking up to 14 gauge. The AutoKut 160 comes standard with 5 pairs of slitting blades, the slitter blades can be re-positioned quickly and accurately with the simple setup gauge. Shear cycle time is approximately 1 second.

The Autokut 160’s straightening and feed rollers and slitting shaft adjustments are automatically controlled with the touch of a button as opposed to manually adjusted via levers and gauges. It is intelligently engineered and economically priced for all of its users needs, designed for long term serviceability with all mechanisms on the outside of the machine. Slitter and guillotine blade changes are easy to perform and do not require disassembly of machine. It can accommodate coils up to 49″ wide.

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AutoMax

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With the creation of the Automax folding machine, we have set ourselves apart from the competition. This new model has the most free space in the industry allowing the operator to create shapes that cannot be created on competitors machines. The extra free space also reduces part handling which is important on long pieces that are difficult to manipulate.

 

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AutoMax Plus

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The AutoMax Plus offers all of the same features and functions of the standard AutoMax, in addition to providing increased capacity. With the most versatility, the AutoMax Plus bends material up to 14 gauge. This sheet metal brake has additional free space on the inside of the machines which allows for larger flanges to be put inside of the machine while forming the opposite side. The AutoMax Plus combines automated bending of angles up to 145 degrees, material clamping, and material support into a single CNC controlled system employing wing bending techniques.

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