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Software versions

Have you signed a software update agreement?

This allows you to update your Machine and Office Software to the next level.

  • Includes free Machine software updates
  • Includes free Office software updates
  • Machine software and Office software versions must match
  • For updates of additionally purchased Office licenses, the update packages for subsequent licenses are required
  • Online connection to the PC must be available

What do I need to do?
Please contact RAS. After checking the data, we will contact you. We need the following information:

  • Adress
  • Contact person with Email and Phone
  • Machine number

Version 3.4.3.42536

  • Max. sheet thickness increased to 3.2 mm (for aluminum)
  • Program lines reduced for step bending 
  • Tools to be changed are shown graphically
  • Tool menu shows max. sheet thickness
  • Upper beam opens as long as folding beam moves down (SpeedOptimizer)
  • SpeedOptimizer can be selected and deselected
  • Length and width of imported third-party formats are calculated correctly
  • Upper beam hemming dimension adjusted for hemming calculation
  • Improved GEO import: partly bending lines were not recognized
  • Improved GEO Import: sometimes hems were shown upside down
  • Improved GEO import: the bending radius is calculated on the basis of the sheet thickness
  • Background color can be selected for DXF import
  • Material selection possible during STEP import (correct development calculation)
  • Improved selection of the base surfaces during import
  • Improved expert menu:  Behavior depending on import format
  • Flanges and radii larger than 2x sheet thickness can be executed as "normal" bend or as step bending radius
  • Possibility of saving manually modified programs immediately without simulation
  • Parts bent before are always shown at the first position in the program list. By double clicking the triangle can be deleted
  • Standard dimensions of blank length and width adjusted
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New lower beam tools implemented

Version 3.4.0.40805

  • 4m machine model implemented
  • Machine configuration with XL folding beam implemented
  • Selection of folding and lower beam tools based on folding beam geometry (standard or XL folding beam)
  • New upper beam tools also implemented for 4m machine
  • New folding beam tools also implemented for 4m machine
  • Russian language available

Version 3.3.2.40148

  • Allowed protrusion of flanges beyond the bending line is calculated in relation to the sheet thickness
  • For radius tools, where the tool radius does not extend beyond the bending line, the bending formula is used as for tools with sharp tool tip
  • Linear calculation for stop finger positions for bends with open angles
  • Parameter for bending angle ranges adjusted
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New gauging systems implemented

OpenEditor Version 3.3.2.40148

  • OpenEditor release number needs to be identical to the release number of the Bendex graphics software

OpenEditor Version 3.3.1.39668

  • Icons for selecting the step bending method implemented

OpenEditor Version 3.3.1.39606

  • Change between mm and inch
  • With new deliveries, both the graphics programming software and the OpenEditor software are installed on the control. The user can choose which programming software to start.
  • Improved program sequence for radius step bending
  • Improved display of operator instructions for part rotation and flipping
  • Improved positioning of the numerical input field

OpenEditor Version 3.3.1.39375

  • Manual input of target positions for axes movements
  • Bending modes: Normal bending, hemming, step bending
  • Tabular display of the inputs
  • Program sequence created by the operator
  • No automatic program generation
  • Additional functions for program optimization
  • Material tables
  • Tool selection for automatic tool height check
  • Saving programs

Version 3.3.1.39099

  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New folding beam tools implemented
  • 10 mm CrownTool for the folding beam implemented
  • New table configurations implemented and display improved
  • When importing a part file, the base surface can be selected if required

Version 3.3.0.37988

  • Program start possible in every program line
  • During the bending process the cross section view is displayed. Other views can be selected.
  • In the correction menu, the selected flange is colored
  • Very narrow bent parts can be positioned with only one stop finger
  • Individual part flanges can be deleted after a STEP file  import.
  • Graphic function "Follow sheet" implemented in bending and job list menu
  • Automatic opening height of the upper beam optimized
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New folding beam tools implemented

Version 3.2.4.36285

  • Manual engagement in the bending program made possible
  • Programs with manual engagement are marked with a blue triangle
  • On four-sided parts, sharp tools can soft clamp on the side hems
  • Improved bending strategy for hems inside a profile
  • Upper beam opening varies depending on the stop position
  • Upper beam also opens for parts when center of gravity is outside the machine
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New gauging system configuration implemented
  • Upper beam tool setup remains after changing material thickness

Version 3.2.3.35341

  • Generation of programs for profiles with side hems that are bent with the sharp tool.
  • Additional strategies when bending hems: Long flange protrudes from the machine when pre-bending the hem. Clamping on the short flange .
  • Radius step bending:
  •       Material tables optimized for entering the springback correction
  •       Criteria for interpolation of the springback correction optimized
  • Radius bending with the radius tool:
  •       Software takes into account that the bending radius widens after bending
  • Simulated and bent parts are marked in the strategy selection
  • Programming can be stopped with "Cancel". Programs that have already been generated are shown.
  • Radius tools implemented
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • In the "Manage tools" menu:
  •       Sorting the tools according to several criteria
  •       Segmented folding beam tools implemented
  • Improved view color of the part base when importing step files
  • Color marking of the selected flange in the correction menu
  • Strategies without stars are no longer shown

Version 3.2.0.33089

  • Clamping on hems possible with automatic calculation of upper beam clamping dimension
  • Opening heights of the upper beam optimized for shorter bending times
  • Calculation of bending strategies for parts with hems inside the part
  • Optimized upper beam upstroke after hemming
  • New gauging system configuration implemented
  • Squaring arm can be selected in loading options
  • Smallest stop dimension reduced from 6 mm to 5 mm

Version 3.1.7.31782

  • Additional blank development for radius tools implemented
  • Parameters added to Office software
  • Shift of the bend line for radius tools improved
  • Webserver: additional XML messages implemented
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New lower beam tools implemented
  • Backgauge with brushes and w/o squaring arm implemented

Version 3.1.7.31597

  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • Upper beam opens at the end of a program (without considering the part's center of gravity)
  • Software considers a shift of the bend line when using radius tools

Version 3.1.6.30564

  • New bending strategies for profiles implemented
  • Upper beam opening heights optimized
  • Foot switch acknowledgments reduced
  • Strategy selection for parts with "flips" improved
  • Strategy selection for profiles with Z-bends improved
  • Factor adjusted for blank calculation
  • Material-specific blank calculation implemented
  • Stop fingers remain in position control
  • Min. stop dimension changed to 6 mm
  • When flipping the part, the stop fingers remain in up position
  • Part input extended by table input
  • Number of shown table lines extended
  • Input dialog for table input improved
  • Sheet thickness for US market adjusted to "gauge"
  • For new parts without material specification "steel" is set
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New folding beam tools implemented
  • New stop configurations for 2.5 m and 3 m machine models

Version 3.1.05.29368

  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • New folding beam tools implemented
  • New bending strategies for profiles implemented
  • Input of negative angles in the dialog is no longer possible
  • New gauging system configurations implemented
  • Calculation blank dimension for different materials implemented (when importing STEP files the inside bend radius will be set to 1x sheet thickness)
  • Field for radius input hidden
  • Scale on the beams is shown in the simulation

Version 3.1.4.28164

  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • Closing of hems improved
  • Swedish and danish language implemented
  • Gauging system with brushed implemented
  • Machine configuration menu extended

Version 3.1.3.27878

  • New upper beam and radius tools implemented
  • T-shape gauging system implemented
  • Minimum sheet thickness set to 0.5 mm
  • No folding beam adjustment within a program. At the beginning of the program the maximum required folding beam position is set.
  • Texte bei Biegen von Umschlägen im manuellen Modus angepasst
  • Texts adapted when bending hems in manual mode
  • Dutch language
  • Office version: Machine configuration menu implemented

Version 3.1.2.27441

  • Editor for customized bending sequence implemented
  • Hemming in the editor with separate two steps: pre-bending - closing the hem
  • Hemming position adapted to tools
  • New step bending interface for radii bending incl. correction tables
  • Speed Optimizer: Opening the upper beam after the folding beam is <90° and the part's center of gravity is inside the machine
  • When creating a part: visible side outside
  • Bending angle shown positive/negative according to the bending direction
  • Configuration "sheet thickness unlimited" implemented (example: bending of plastic material)
  • New upper beam tools implemented
  • Machine models adapted to modified machine design
  • TURBO2plus RAS 62.25-2 implemented
  • Improved part representation in the simulation
  • Adjusted columns in the part selection

Version 3.1.0.25172

  • Standard material thickness set to 0.5 mm
  • Profileditor for the input of part profiles
  • Upper beam tool 40V implemented
  • Folding beam CrownTool implementiert
  • Indication of folding beam adjustment
  • Material tables added (without negative angles)
  • Gauging at obtuse angles
  • Stop finger support while closing hems