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VTube-LASER Bender Communications

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Control: Mark IV or higher controls
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: $1000 per bender to enable this protocol

 

AIM Wire Benders

Control: AIM
 Protocol: AIM Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 AIM charge for link: SmartEditor® CMM connection option for $9,980 per bender

 

Alpine

Control: Alpine
 Protocol: DAF File Data Transfer for new parts, and Supravision Network protocol for Bidirectional bender correction
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: The Master Convert license cost is $1660 per bender

 

AMOB

Control: AMOB
 Protocol: VTL Data File Transfer for new parts and corrections for unidirectional bender correction
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown - contact AMOB for charges to enable this option.
Knowledgebase Details Read details about the VTube-LASER to AMOB link on this knowledgebase page.


BLM Group

Control: VGP-3D

Protocol: Supravision Network

Connection: Ethernet

Special Hardware: None

Additional charges: The cost is about $5000 per bender. Ask for BLM part number SW0453.


Chiyoda

Control: Chiyoda or KEINS 
 Protocol: Proprietary Benderlink for Chiyoda and KEINS RS232 protocol/software
 Physical Connection: Proprietary Serial from Chiyoda
 Special hardware: Custom serial cable
Additional charges for link: Requires Benderlink for Chiyoda and KEINS software.  See the Benderlink for Chiyoda Online Store option.


CMP Automation

Control: CMP MCS (Machine Control Software)

Protocol: CMP Supravision Network using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

Special Hardware: None

Additional charge for link: Unknown

 

COMCO

Control: COMCO - Windows based
 Protocol: VTube-LASER modifies CSV files exported and imported by the COMCO control
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: Only a Network
 Additional charges for link: None


CRIPPA

Control: CRIPPA
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown
Knowledgebase Details Read details about the VTube-LASER to CRIPPA link in this knowledgebase page.


CSM

Control: CSM 
 Protocol: CSM File Data Transfer
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: No

 

Eaton Leonard - Premier

Control: Premier
 Protocol: Eaton Leonard Legacy Serial Current Loop
 Physical Connection: Network and Serial cables
 Additional charges for link: Benderlink module from Advanced Tubular. See https://www.advancedtubulartech.com/product-page/benderlink-ethernet-module

Also see knowledgebase information: Benderlink Ethernet Modules for Eaton Leonard


Eaton Leonard - Lightspeed

Control: Lightspeed
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown

 

Flecte

Control: BendPro (when purchased from RbSA, rbsaindustrial.com) 
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown


HERBER

Control: HERBER
 Protocol: HERBER MES+SOL

Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional notes: HERBER technicians have tested and confirmed that the HERBER MES+SOL protocol works,

 

Horn Machine Tools

Control: CurrentTech BendPro Controlled Benders
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Yes. Contact HORN for prices.


KEINS

Control: KEINS MQ85 Touchscreen

Protocol: Proprietary Benderlink for Chiyoda and KEINS RS232 protocol/software

Physical Connection: Proprietary Serial from KEINS

Special hardware: Custom serial cable

Additional charges for link: Requires Benderlink for Chiyoda and KEINS software.  See the Benderlink for KEINS Online Store option.


MachMotion

Control: MachMotion
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: $2000 per bender to enable this protocol


MiiC

Control: MiiC
Protocol: Proprietary MiiC BSC Protocol through Benderlink for MiiC
 Physical Connection: Network and Serial cables
 Special hardware: Benderlink Ethernet Module at each bender
Additional charges for link: Requires Benderlink for MiiC software.  MiiC technicians come on-site to change the firmware to enable MiiC communications (extra charge). See the Benderlink for MiiC at the online store.


Morris Solutions

Control: Morris Solutions (VTube Distributors in Benelux)
 Protocol: Supravision Network FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown

 

PINES Technology

Control: TS-2000
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link:  There is a charge to enable this option for each bender. Check with PINES for the price.

 

NUMALLIANCE Benders

Control: NUMALLIANCE
 Protocol: NUMALLIANCE CSV Files
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet or Thumb drive
 Special hardware: No
 Additional charges for link:  There is a charge to enable bender corrections. Check with NUMALLIANCE for the price.

 

SMI

Control: Silver 3
 Protocol: SMI Data File Transfer
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link:  None

 

SMT Industries

Control: Advanced Tubular CNC Bender ProControl v12
Protocol: Supravision Network - See Benderlink for CNC Bender ProControl
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link:   There is a charge for adding this option. Check with SMT for the price.

 

SOCO Machinery

Control: SOCO Control
Protocol: SOCO SVNet Protocol - See VTube Communication with SOCO for more information.
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: None

 

STARBEND

Control: STARBEND Control
 US Distributor: ITEC
 Protocol: Imports Supravision files
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: None

 

Techno Industrial Machinery

Control: CurrentTech BendPro Controlled Benders
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: $1500 per bender (through CurrentTech)

 

Transfluid

Control: Transfluid T control
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown

 

Tulip/Roboflex

Control: Tulip/Roboflex control
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown


Tube-Line Technologies

Control: CurrentTech BendPro Controlled Benders
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Yes. Contact Tube-Line Technologies for prices.


Unison Limited

Control: Unison
 Protocol: Supravision Network
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link:  None (This was confirmed with Unison)

 

VLB

Control: VLB Proprietary
 Protocol: Supravision Network Protocol
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet 
 Special hardware: Unknown
 Additional charges for link: Unknown


WAFIOS

Control: Wafios
 Protocol: Supravision Network Protocol
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown

 

Winton Machine Company

Control: Winton
Protocol: VTube-LASER's Winton File Data Transfer
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: None


YLM

Control: YLM
Protocol: VTube-LASER's YLM Supravision File
 Physical Connection: Standard Ethernet
 Special hardware: None
 Additional charges for link: Unknown