The Bend modifier lets you bend the current selection about a single axis, producing a uniform bend in an object’s geometry. You can control the angle and direction of the bend on any of three axes. You can also limit the bend to a section of the geometry.
The power of the bend modifier really comes from playing with the limits and the gizmo position and offset values. For example a question was posted whether it was possible to roll up a carpet mesh using MegaFiers and the answer was yes by using bend and the offset values not only could a mesh be rolled up like a carpet it could be made to roll up on top of itself and even roll up in an untidy way. Also a very nice page turn can be done with a little scripting and a couple of bends moving over a mesh to do a dynamic page turn. It is strongly advised that you take the time to play with all the values on the bend modifier to get a feel for what can be done with a single mod.
Bend Param Description
Sets the angle to bend from the vertical plane in degrees.
Sets the direction of the bend relative to the horizontal plane in degrees.
Specifies the axis to be bent. X Y or Z
Limits the effect to a region of the mesh. The area of the effect will be shown by red and green boxes. This is useful for say just bending the top of a tree or lamp post.
Lower boundary of the effect.
Upper boundary of the effect.
public float angle;
public float dir;
public MegaAxis axis;
public bool doRegion;
public float from;
public float to;
Video Showing Bend being Used
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