B-Flex Retrofit - what exactly is behind this Bäumer service? We have summarized the most frequently asked questions of our customers and created an information portal that provides you with all the important details of B-Flex.
B-Flex is a control conversion for Bäumer’s contour cutting machine types OFS and HFS.
Product life cycles for electronic components are considerably shorter today. The supply of spare parts for older components is becoming increasingly difficult, even for well-known suppliers such as Lenze, Siemens, etc.
To prevent production downtimes, Bäumer offers a new control cabinet to replace the old one.
1. An entirely new control cabinet, extensively tested at Bäumer before delivery
2. A new industrial PC with the following specifications:
The standard delivery time is about 12 - 16 weeks. Bäumer usually keeps a B-Flex in stock, which is delivered within one week if available.
1. Bäumer usually keeps a B-Flex in stock for such cases, which is delivered within one week if available.
2. Bäumer can also help you out with a “loan panel” that can be delivered within 1-2 business days. The prerequisite for this is ordering the retrofit.
Yes, a technician is required for the upgrade.
You should allow five business days for installation.
The cost of packaging is about 400 Euro.
Delivery costs depend on the country to which delivery is made. Bäumer will gladly specify your delivery costs on request.
Due to the weight and dimensions, shipping within Europe is done by truck, overseas by sea or air freight. Shipping with UPS is not possible.
Example scope of delivery:
OFS-222: 1 box with 820 kg / 195 x 125 x 240 cm
OFS-VE: 1 box with 630 kg / 196 x 126 x 237 cm
If you have purchased a retrofit from Albrecht Bäumer GmbH & Co. KG, you will of course also receive the corresponding hotline service.
Yes, after the installation of B-Flex by a Bäumer technician, Bäumer can also support you via B-Con, B+connect or SOPHIEaccess as required.
Yes, there are 2 USB ports available in total. They are installed in the control cabinet door and can be used for any data transfer (e.g., cutting programs or similar).