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Old 07-08-2015, 01:23 PM
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Exclamation Bend-Tech products coming soon!!!

We have had our noses to the grindstone and will be announcing soon the release of 2 new products.

1) Bend-Tech Cage Design Templates;
The Cage Design Templates are following our huge success with the MotorSports Sheet Metal Templates. This will include several dozen templates of cages that are parametric in nature. Once you have selected the template, assigned a material, die size and filled in the sizes it will be sent over to Bend-Tech PRO or SE Assembly designer for any final detail needed. Here are a couple examples of the many templates that will be available.




2) Bend-Tech Industrial;
This project has been in the works for several years. We are finishing up the development of being able to bring in a STEP or IGES file with end cuts, holes and cutouts. Bend-Tech Industrial will read the file in and with very little interaction from the user, be able to unfold the part with its end geometry and holes and then export a STEP cylinder of the part with the end geometry and holes or unwrap the geometry to a 2D profile and DXF out.

Bend-Tech Industrial will allow the user to use the inner or outer edge as well as find the correct perpendicular cutting of the geometry and also create a rotation alignment tick for loading into a bender.


We are planning on both of these products coming out yet this summer. We are thinking of allowing some pre-sales of Bend-Tech Industrial as we finish it up.


3) Bend-Tech Dragon is still in the works. This plasma tube and marking system is going to really make shops some money with quicker throughput, less man power and better quality. I have spent the time, money and energy on several proto-types. We will be working with Lance at JGSfab to supply the hardware. We have worked together on the specs on this machine and Lance is working hard to make it come to life. Bend-Tech Dragon's software is almost complete and it will be one hell of a package. Using Bend-Tech's PRO or SE to draw the assembly or any solid modeling package via Bend-Tech's new Industrial product. The Dragon software for creating tool paths is absolutely awesome and is designed with both flexibility and ease-of-use in mind. You will go from STEP file or Bend-Tech Assembly part in the matter of seconds to the machine to start cutting, marking bend locations, rotations and bend angles as well as weldment fit-up marking details.

We do not have a release date yet. But be rest assured that all parties involved are burning the midnight oil to provide quality machine as soon as we can.


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Old 07-08-2015, 01:53 PM
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Awesome news to hear your going to continue working with JGS!

Cant wait to see the machines.

Congratulations to everyone involved.
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Old 07-10-2015, 02:05 PM
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Great to hear. Would love to get my hands on the Dragon software.
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Old 07-10-2015, 09:03 PM
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Awesome news! I'd love to add Dragon to my tool arsenal
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Old 07-13-2015, 11:20 AM
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Can't wait for the new Templates. I'm ready.
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Can't wait for the new Templates. I'm ready.
I have 3 guys working on this project now and hope to have it completed in 4 to 6 weeks from now. It looks like we will have 40 to 50 designs ready to go on the first release and will have a few new ones every month (like we do for the MSP sheet metal part templates).
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I hope to send a few pieces of pipe up for some sample cuts when you are ready with the dragon. If it works out the way I envision, I would love to be first in line.
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I hope to send a few pieces of pipe up for some sample cuts when you are ready with the dragon. If it works out the way I envision, I would love to be first in line.
Sounds great.
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