MTS series
  • MTS12214
  • MTS12616

Automatic Folders

Precision and Versatility to Create Almost Any Shape

The TENNSMITH Multi-Tooling System (MTS) gives you precise, accurate folding and great versatility to create the exact profile you need. It handles sheets up to 122” (10’ 2”) and comes with a standard 61” back gauge (121” optional). Plus it includes features that make it easy to use, maintain and service. Speed and precision are also hallmark features of this innovative metal forming machine.

The MTS Series folders incorporate a dual bending beam motor drive system for the folding beam. In addition, it has center drive clamping motor. It is a system that is both robust and highly accurate with a folding beam speed of 80 degrees per second. Especially important is the ability to include a variety of additional tools to create precisely the complete metal profile or part you require. The MTS Series folders are ideal for anyone who works with sheet metal including builders, metal part fabricators, roofing companies, sign contractors, job shops and others.

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Other features include:

  • Energy-efficient electrical design
  • Folding Beam Speed of 80 degrees per second
  • Fast ¾ hp back gauge motor
  • ¾ hp Clamping beam rotation motor

With TENNSMITH, you get industry-leading quality and durability. Plus, we back our products with a three-year limited warranty—one of the longest, strongest in the metal folding industry. And, you are supported by a highly responsive service network. Our sales engineers are well known for their ability to precisely tailor our equipment to customer needs. They stand ready to help you select the right tooling and other options to make the most of your MTS folder.

The TENNSMITH Multi-Tooling employs the kinds of features that make it possible to create any shape imaginable, aided by an easy-to-use, network capable Windows® based graphical interface system. This interface provides impressive control, networking capability and simplifies operation for users at all experience levels.


Control features include:

  • 17 Inch Touch Screen Monitor
  • Graphical Programming of Profiles
  • Over 300 Standard Profiles (Included)
  • Unlimited Program Storage
  • Search Function of the SBS Library for Easy Profile Selection
  • Unlimited Folder Creation for Saving Individual Jobs and Customer Profiles
  • Bend Simulation of the Part
  • Hemming Macros for Open, Closed, Teardrop, and No-Bend Inserts
  • Radius Macro for Complex bending of different Radii (Cornice Work etc.)
  • Automatic Calculation of Radius Bends
  • Selection between Bump and Wing Bending of Radius Profiles
  • Parts Counter
  • Inch/Metric Conversions
  • Automatic Blank Calculation
  • Independent Bend Compensation
  • Material Spring Back Compensation Tables
  • Independent Profile Notes
  • Automatic Easy to follow Material Handling Instruction Icons (Flip, Rotate etc.)
  • Easy Edit of Part Profiles
  • USB Memory Drive for both the PLC and PC
  • Microsoft Windows XP Platform using Microsoft.Net Framework
  • Offline Programming (Included) for Remote Programming of the Machine

The MTS folder features flash memory for both the PLC and PC. All machine information is stored on the Flash drives. This facilitates back up, sharing and recovery. The system is also designed for networking. To learn all the ways the TENNSMITH MTS Folder can put your operation in perfect shape for any project contact TENNSMITH.

Bending Capacity (Mild Steel) 14ga / 2,0mm 16ga / 1,6mm
Bending Capacity (Stainless) 16ga / 1,5mm 20ga / 1,0mm
Bending Length 122 in / 3100mm 146 in / 5750mm
Bending Bars 1 in / 25mm and 7/16 / 11mm 1 in / 25mm and 7/16 / 11mm
Back gauge Depth (Standard) 61 in / 1550 mm 61 in / 1550 mm
Back gauge Depth (Optional) 121in / 3073 On Request
Clamping Beam Opening Height 7 in / 178mm 7 in / 178mm
Clamping Beam Tooling 30 Degrees 30 Degrees
Segment Tooling Depth 4 Inches /101mm 4 Inches /101mm
Folding Beam Adjustment 1 in / 25mm 1 in / 25mm
Crowning of the Folding Beam 3-Point 0”-0.030” Adjustment 3-Point 0”-0.030” Adjustment
Working Height 34 in / 864mm 34 in / 864mm
Machine Length 180 in / 4572mm 204 in / 5181mm
Machine Width 96 in / 203mm 96 in / 203mm
Machine Height 72 in / 1829mm 72 in / 1829mm
Machine Weight 10,500 lbs 12,300 lbs
Shipping Weight 10,955 lbs 12,780 lbs
Back Gauge Motor ¾ hp ¾ hp
Clamping Beam Rotation Motor ¾ hp 1 hp
Clamping Beam Motor 2 hp 3 hp
Bending Beam Motor 2 + 2 hp 2 + 2 hp
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