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Supported Applications

Standard Features

  • Machine Support

    All major brands/manufacturers/models

  • Part Design and Development
    • Integrated 2D CAD program to create and edit CAD files
    • Variable Shape Parts library to develop common parts from templates
  • CAD/CAM Import & Conversion
    • Import CAD files (industry-standard file formats)
    • Raster to vector converts static images to CAD
    • Automatic CAD file correction and error notification
    • Automatic spline/ellipse smoothing and reduction
    • Separate multiple parts from a single CAD file
    • Automatic mapping of CAD layers to processes (cut, mark, etc.)
  • Job Set-up
    • Material database (with grade and gauge)
    • Custom remnant creation (define irregular shapes for nesting)
    • Grain constraint
    • Safe zones for plate clamping applications
    • Multi-head cutting
  • SureCut™ Technology and Built-in Process Expertise
    • Material type, thickness, grade and class-based process parameters:
      • Separations for part, plate, and pierce spacing
      • Kerf compensation and feedrate
      • Lead-in/out style optimized for part geometry and quality
      • Cutting techniques
      • Pre-pierce and edge pierce
      • Pre-heat timing for oxyfuel
    • Cut sequencing - automatic or manual
  • Interactive Manual Nesting
    • Group parts into clusters for nesting
    • Color parts according to part property
    • Drag, drop, bump, and auto-bump parts on the nest
    • Move, mirror, and drag to rotate parts
    • Click and drag to automatically array parts
    • Prohibit/permit nesting inside of a part
    • Part interference detection
    • Edit lead-in/out position and properties within the nest
    • Animated cutting sequence simulation
    • Control cut direction and cut sequencing on part-by-part basis
    • Plate cropping
  • Reporting
    • Management and shop reports
    • Export reports directly to PDF, Excel Spreadsheet, CSV, or webpage
  • Costing
    • User-defined machine and labor production costing
    • Automatic calculation of part production costs and part/nest utilization
  • Output
    • Post-processor with NC output
    • DXF output

Optional Modules

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