Roper Whitney’s Connecticut brand hand brakes are precision machines designed for accurate bending with rated capacities. Connecticut series hand brakes are an economically-priced solution for your bending needs and will provide years of trouble-free service.

Box & Pan

Our Connecticut Box and Pan brakes are economical tools for a variety of sheet metal bending and forming operations. From simple bends to complex shapes, we have the right equipment for your job.

Bench Style

Connecticut’s bench-mounted hand brakes are rugged, dependable USA-made tools that won’t break your budget.


The Magnabend is a high-performance bending brake that can form complex shapes in light sheet metal with its unique electromagnetic keeper clamping system. It's simple, versatile, and low-maintenance, and includes features like an adjustable back gauge and bend-angle gauge. It's also the only one of its kind made in the USA.


The No. 99 Letter Forming Brake is a unique small bending brake designed to bend sheet metal strips with pre-formed edges or seams, such as those used in metal sign letters.

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