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CNC BENDER PROCONTROL

  • CNC Bender is used on CNC benders from 0.25" inch to 6" inch bending machines.

  • Draw Bending

  • Push Bending

  • Fixed Large Radius Bending (push bending is an optional add-on)

  • Push Bending

  • Infinitely Variable Large Radius Bending (push bending is an optional add-on)

  • Push Bending

  • Coil Creation (push bending is an optional add-on)


This software can be purchased through SMT Industries, Sidney, OH.
Please contact Doug Warnecke at d_warnecke@smtind.com, or 937.298.2303

 

​It watches and learns your custom moves

Teach the bender your knowledge for difficult transitions between bends.

It's powerful - so it's really easy to learn and use ​

We've been told that our Teach Mode system is one of the easiest to learn and use. Of course, that translates into time-savings and increased productivity over the long-haul.

You can even enter custom moves without teaching

Some prefer to enter custom commands manually, so we've made a way to skip the teach mode and enter them directly. It's your choice.

Edit custom moves after teaching is finished

You can even edit the learned custom moves to fine-tune them later. You can edit them manually or in Teach Mode.

Standard Feature on all CNC Bender ProControls

Teach Mode is STANDARD on ALL CNC BENDER ProControl license formats. Upgrade to v12 and you will have TEACH MODE.

Read Details in the Knowledgebase Click the button or links below

Watch a robot load and unload an Advanced Tubular-controlled SMT bender. Robots can easily interface using our software
FAST and EASY to USE - Watch Your Productivity Soar with both DRAW and PUSH bending*
CNC Bender ProControl and CNC Bender LiteControl software packages are Windows-based bender controllers. CNC Bender software is designed to be the most flexible CNC Bender software anywhere.​
*Push Bending is sold as an add-on option by our manufacturing partner - SMT Industries
POWER Example - Let a robot choose the next part - in real time!
CNC Bender software is so powerful it can change parts on-the-fly based on demand in the cell.
POWER Example - Control the ENTIRE bend cell with CNC Bender software - NO PLCs NEEDED
CNC Bender software uses multitasking to control an unlimited number of external processes - while the part is bending.
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​Video of a VB50H hand-bender using CNC Bender ProControl 
This is an SMT remanufactured Eaton Leonard VB50

6.3MB - This movie shows a VB200 Loader / Unloader with a scribe detect, overhead gantry gripper loader, hopper, and magazine. The laser scribe detect is used to orient coping relative to the plane of the first bend.

Read Details in the Knowledgebase
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CNC Bender Features

  • draw-bending

  • push-bending

  • head-shift

  • carriage-shift

  • multiple-level radius stacks (any number)

  • expanding servo axis list (any number of axes)

  • expanding jog list (any number of configurable directional-valve jogs

  • Feed torque mode: 1 to 100% pushing behind bend motion

  • Teach mode (Teach the bender how to move)

  • Custom commands (Build commands on the fly for each bend)

  • mandrel features

  • kicker features

  • insert custom-commands

  • teach mode

  • mist features

  • autoloader features (our software handles the logic - no PLC required)

  • robot integration (we have much experience integrating to robots)

  • links to measuring centers (Romer, AICON, Laservision - Called  "Benderlink")  (additional license cost for this feature)

  • multiple parts in one bend cycle (we call this a "Runlist" - some call this "kits" or "assemblies")

  • import of XYZ data from Supravision files

  • import from CAD using our CAD conversion software packages

CNC Bender Videos

HAND BENDERS
This is a VB50H hand-bender remanufactured by SMT using the CNC Bender Procontrol software.

LOADERS
This SMT bender uses a Loader / Unloader has a seam detect, overhead gantry gripper loader, hopper, and magazine. The laser scribe/seam detect is used to orient coping relative to the plane of the first bend

LARGE BENDER
This Pines 4 (6" bender) conversion originally had no carriage.  SMT designed and added the carriage using in-house designers and Autodesk Inventor. The customer was so pleased with this conversion and our support that they have ordered FIVE more.

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