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Machine Configuration

Import and configure tools and machines.

  • Easy to learn
  • Many options even above the needs of the majority of users
  • Does not take up large system resources
  • Live updating
  • Low cost nesting compared to Metalix competition

Jaime Martínez, Inspector, DHJ2 Construcciones Metálicas, S.L., Spain

MBend imports and configures tools and machinesMBend provides roughly 200 pre-configured machine models out of the box. If your specific model is not in the list, you can easily modify an existing machine to match yours.

For example, it is very easy to switch from European to American or NSII upper clamping:


You can also add a machine in MBend to those already available for simulation. A built-in wizard guides you in the process of configuring a new machine, including assigning the tools, whether from imported definitions, existing definitions in MBend, or manual configuration.

There are three ways to add a new set of definitions:

  • Define all the parametric measurements.
  • Import an IGES file.
  • Import machine and tool parameters from another PC running MBend.

Defining a parametric frame is just a matter of measuring the machine and entering the relevant information in the template.

MBend allows parametric tool definitions