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Schechtl MAE

The MAE folder provides tremendous strength folding up to 11 ga. Strong and ridged machine with spindle drive clamping and solid components. The MAE is the strongest machine on the market with a control that’s been field-proven in shops from upper Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The massive back gauge and solid reinforced folding beam are the largest in the business but still easy on the operator. The MAE is also available in several different sizes and capacities.


  • Easy adjustment of bending beam
  • Upper beam driven by spindles for massive clamping stregnth and capacity benefits
  • Bearings and guideways are maintenance free
  • Moveable foot switch
  • Upper, lower and bending beams in massive, welded steel design
  • The solid, torsion-free welded construction guarantees the longevity of the machines, even under continuous heavy use
  • Motor driven back gauge inclusive 12 safety finger stops

The iFold touch screen interface allowing you to literally drag and draw parts in real time, creating the actual dimensions as you go. It tells you when to flip, rotate and move the part to finish it. Decrease production prep time and folding errors with iFold technology. Also use the J-Bend app for mobile programming to save you time back at the shop. The iFold program Explorer function allows the operator to organize and store parts in an endless number of ways: part number, job name, project name or number, etc. Not to mention the massive core parts library filled with industry standard parts. Besides linking to the mobile app, the control can network to your office computers, multiple machines or with MetalForming, LLC. for remote support. 

Click on box and pan tooling system is an additional feature that can make the MAB even more versatile. The support rail for click systems is only available for new machines though goat feet can be ordered at any time. The click on style uses only your hands to attach tools, no need for pneumatic clamping or hand tools. 

Includes an industry leading 3 year parts and 1 year labor warranty. With the legendary reliability of Schechtl and largest technical staff of MetalForming you’re getting a machine that’s backed by industry experts. 

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