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Panther 5" Seamless Rollformer

Panther Line to be Discontinued

As of Friday, December 29, 2017, KWM will no longer make Panther 5" & 6" machines. If you own or plan to purchase a Panther machine before the year's end, know that it is still fully covered by KWM's Rock Solid Guarantee. And we will still keep inventory of Panther parts to service machines.

Panther was the first roll forming machine KWM built, so it was a challenging decision to discontinue it. But customers have noticed that our IronMan line—currently 9 machines with 34 gutter profiles—is more advanced, lighter in weight, and less expensive. So to respond to demand, we need to adjust our production to best fulfill customer needs.

Thank you for trusting KWM—we look forward to working with you for many more years to come!

Panther 5 Inch

Standard Equipment

  • Front pull guillotine
  • Seven station aluminum box
  • Emergency shutdown switch
  • Easy adjust entrance guides
  • Two quick release runout stands

Standard Upright System

  • 2 spool fixed upright & 1 aluminum spool
  • New aluminum spools less than half the weight of steel spools
  • Fixed upright system distributes the weight of the coils to the floor of the vehicle, not the machine


Dimensions Top of spools to the bottom of machine 46"; Width 23"; Length 96" with straight blade guillotine. 99" with front pull guillotine Construction 3/8" steel frame welded on a jig fixture for accuracy. Fully enclosed with 7 gauge steel sides. All parts individually plated or painted prior to assembly.
Weight 1,200 lbs. Drive/Forming Rollers Twelve drive forming rollers - 5 bottom, 7 top. Rollers are 1045 high carbon steel with .002 industrial hard chrome.
Power 3/4 HP, high torque sealed motor. 20-1 gear reduction unit. Machine plugs directly into 110-120V outlet Production Approximately 35 feet per minute
Recommended Materials
  • Maximum width 11 3/4" to 12 3/8"
  • Aluminum - .032 maximum gauge
  • Copper - 16 oz.-20 oz. 3/4 hard maximum gauge
  • Straight blade guillotine
  • Additional runout support stands
  • 220 volt/50hz.
  • Single, double or triple spool upright available
  • CE Certification
  • 12 volt DC power
  • Trailer riser pad


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