Metamation

Offline Bending Software

Offline Bending is not a new process, but taking all the years of experience and knowledge Metamation designed its next generation Offline Bending Software (Flux Bend) from the ground up, with a highly intuitive interface and extremely powerful bending algorithms Flux Bend helps bring more cost savings than conventional 1st generation Offline Bending  Software’s.

 

Top Powerful Beneficial Features at a Glance

CAD File Support

25+ Part and Assembly File Formats Supported Natively without the need to install or link to additional CAD Software.

Interface

The Flux 'Clarity' Interface is designed to make the software incredibly easy, fast and intuitive to use and also sports several keyboard shortcuts.

Bend Tools

Over 7,500 tools from a range of tooling providers are pre-loaded ready for immediate use and you can also create custom tools.

Optimal Setups

Powerful and Smart algorithms designed to give you intelligent solutions for bending.

Validation

Full real-time validation of the bending process from tool and die assignment to any potential collisions and process warnings.

Batch Processing

Batch process multiple parts and even nest them on your press brake for more setup reduction.

Unfolding

Adaptive flat patterns helps to get your flat blank right first time ready for 2nd operations.

NC Code

Support for several machine manufacturers and controllers built in.

Reports

Export standard work documents for tooling and the bending process.

Check Out Some of Our Common Questions

FAQ

Flux Bend can generate solutions in 1-2 seconds including the import of the CAD File.

Flux Bend supports the mainstream CAD Files Like

ACIS, Autodesk Inventor, CATIA, Creo-Pro/E, I-deas, IFC, IGES, JT, MetaCAM 3D, NX-Unigraphics, Parasolid, PRC, Rhino3D, SolidEdge, SolidWorks, STEP, STEP/XML, VDA-FS
and VRML.

Gooseneck | Narrow Relief | Pointed | Radius | Sash | Straight | Z-Bend | FEV | Hem | Rollbend | V | VLM | 2V | Block | Classic | Punch Adapters | Punch Extenders | Punch Holders | Die Adapters | Die Extenders | Die Holders.

From a range of tooling providers.

Trumpf | Amada | Barus | Bystronic | EHT | Euram | Eurostamp | Fabsupply | Ferrari | Gimec | JFY | Komatsu | Kyokko | Mate | Rolleri | Technostamp | Toyokoki | UKB | Wila | Wilson.

Flux BEND supports a range of machines which are based on the machine and the controller being used, depending on the configuration we can offer a full NC code solution or just a simulation and setup sheet based solution. 

Yes! Flux will allow you to export your 2D Flat Patterns either in dxf, geo or pdg format.

The great thing with Flux Bend is how intuitive it is, with the clarity interface day long training sessions are a thing of the past.

Yes, contact our sales team for more information.

Yes, you can import an assembly and in a few short key presses or clicks the entire assembly can be bent.

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Files

Multi-Format Importer

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Clarity Interface Fully Immersive

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Over 7,500 Tools Preloaded

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Optimal Setups

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Realtime Validation

Suitable Tool, Tooling Overload, Tool Collisions (Part or Gauge), Machine Collision, Tool Holder, Deformation.

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Batch Process

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Adaptive Unfolding

More accuracy based on preferred unfolding rules using adaptive unfolding.

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3D PDF Reports

Clear visual and editable reports for Standard Work Setup Sheets.