1 Planning

Simple, fast feasibility statement

  • Clearly defined bending workspace
  • Quick and easy planning of bending sequence
  • Plausible calculation specified by tool setup (modular system)
  • Free WebApp "Bihlerplanning" (
2 Design

Simple, clearly structured design

  • Bihler design software bNX
  • Predefined machine environment and standard parts
  • All LEANTOOL standard parts in reuse library
  • Simple design methodology
  • Typical application examples included
3 Manufacturing

Fast, efficient manufacturing

  • Small number of tool components
  • High degree of standardization (up to 70% standard parts)
  • Reduces individual tool parts to a minimum
  • Many standard parts available on stock
4 Assembly

Simple and quick tool installation

  • Modular tool design
  • Standardized tool units (pilots, punches, spring assemblies)
  • Standardized, uniform quick clamping systems for tool modules
  • No cam discs
5 Setup

Simple, fast tool setup

    • Standardized machine design
    • Setup of servo units with VC 1
    • Faster optimization of forming results with servo technology
6 Production

Highly productive and accurate production

  • Fast cycle speeds
  • Extremely short setup times (approx. 0.5 - 1 h)
  • Automatically reproducible setup
  • Full tool accessibility
Bihler LEANTOOL tool kit for standardized radial and progressive forming tools