VTube Communication With BLM Benders
BLM SVNET PROTOCOL (BLM Part # SW0453)
Setup the BLM SVNET Protocol in VTube-LASER
Entering VTube-LASER Benderlink Setup
Setup the Benderlink Network Grid for the BLM SVNET Protocol
How to SEND a CORRECTION to the BLM Control from VTube-LASER
Bend the Part on the BLM then Open Measuring Center Communications in VGP3D
Click on the measuring center image to the right of the part number.
Measure the tube with VTube-LASER
Measure and align the tube to determine if it qualifies by falling within the envelope tolerance for the tube shape.
Correct the BLM with VTube-LASER - Enter BENDER SETUP
Follow these steps in the VTube-LASER:
Press the "BENDER SETUP button in the Navigation Pane.
INITIAL RECALL Setup of Bender Setup Window
These steps assume that you have programmed a part into the bender and that you have measured and aligned a part.
STEP 1 - Set the correct bender number at the top of the window. The BLM SVNET bender icon should display if you have already set up the bender protocol in the Benderlink grid.
RECALL Warning Boxes
VTube-LASER will warn you if the incoming data count and part number do not match what is in VTube-LASER.
THE BLUE COLUMNS SHOULD MATCH THE BLM XYZc DATA AFTER THE RECALL
After the RECALL, the blue columns should show the data programmed in the BLM control.
SEND THE CORRECTIONS TO THE BLM FILE
SAVE the Correction data to the file for the BLM by pressing AUTO SEND BENDER CORRECTIONS.
AT THE BLM, Close the Communications Window
If you sent the correction data (the orange columns of data) from VTube-LASER to the BLM, then you can close the BLM communications window at the BLM and then check the new XYZc bender values. Be sure that they match the data in the orange cells in VTube.
BEND the Corrected Part
IMPORTANT RULES for CORRECTIONS LOOPS