Enhancing Sign Manufacturing with Speed, Precision, and Quality

In the dynamic world of sign manufacturing, which ranges from simple indoor safety signs to eye-catching large-format outdoor displays, speed and precision are crucial. Roper Whitney delivers versatile, reliable, and cost-effective sheet metal machinery, all proudly made in the USA, to boost your signage production and competitive edge.

Roper Whitney’s dedication to offering advanced sheet metal machinery for the sign manufacturing industry allows you to achieve the speed and precision necessary to thrive in a competitive market. By choosing our American-made machines, you can elevate your signage production and outshine your competitors.

Autobrake Kombi Series

The unique Kombi box tooling adds to the machine’s straight and box folding capabilities, enabling the production of more complex shapes in less time. Various tooling options are provided to help customize to your specific needs, available in steel or hardened tooling. The Kombi Series handles a wide range of materials, easily closes hems, and withstands the force generated by maximum capacity. All of this is complemented by our user-friendly Synergy software.

Mechanical and Hydraulic Shears

These shears deliver accurate cutting capabilities for various sheet metal thicknesses, ensuring clean and precise cuts every time.

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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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911 Radius Master w/ 11 Radii, 1/8″ – 1″

$8,800.00

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Roper Whitney’s Radius Master is a must for every fabricating shop. It’s a hydraulically operated, self contained unit for making radii in mild steel from 27 gauge up to 7 gauge without having to make blade adjustments and no setup. The Radius Master comes standard with 11 radii from 1/8″ to 1″ – 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 7/8, & 1″. Special size radii may also be ordered up to 3″ maximum radii. Specifications: Operated on 115 volts 1.0 amp and 80 psi shop air with safety foot switch as standard equipment.

AB1014K

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The AB1014K Autobrake® from Roper Whitney provides precision and repeatability when forming up to 10 feet of 14 gauge mild steel or lighter materials. This sheet metal brake is a high speed solution to make a variety of bends while maintaining a high quality level in the end product. The unique Kombi box tooling adds to the machine’s straight and box folding capabilities to produce more complex shapes in less time. Various tooling options are provided to help customize to your specific needs, and can be provided in steel or hardened. It handles a wide range of materials, easily closes hems and withstands the force generated by maximum capacity.

 

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AB1212K

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The 1212K Autobrake® provides accuracy and repeatability when forming up to 12ft long 12 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 1212K incorporates a rotating Kombi beam making this machine even more versatile, this unique tooling assembly adds to the machine’s straight and box folding capabilities to produce more complex shapes in less time. The box tooling is 6.3″ in height, precision ground and laser hardened to 60. Pieces are also laser etched with the length of the tool for easy box set up. The backgauge provides accurate part location through the use of servo drives and are expandable with optional backgauge extensions. The machines rigid design includes crowning adjustments to ensure accurate bending regardless of raw material stresses, it can handle a wide range of materials, easily closes hems and withstands the force generated by max capacity forming operations.

 

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AB1214K

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Roper Whitney’s 1214K Autobrake® 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. The 1214K incorporates a rotating Kombi beam making this machine even more versatile, this unique tooling assembly adds to the machine’s straight and box folding capabilities to produce more complex shapes in less time. Various tooling options are provided to help customize to your specific needs, and can be provided in steel or hardened. The Autobrakes® backgauge provides accurate part location through the use of servo drives and are expandable with optional backgauge extensions. The machines rigid design includes crowning adjustments to ensure accurate bending regardless of raw material stresses, it can handle a wide range of materials, easily closes hems and withstands the force generated by maximum capacity forming operations.

 

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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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