This engineering subcontractor explains how CAD/CAM project nesting technology has changed his life and completely revolutionized the way his job shop increased its workload capacity.
Continual upgrades of its cutting operations with JETCAM software and Hypertherm high-definition plasma technology enabled Canadian job shop GT Metal Products to grow its business, shrink its operating costs and become an aggressive competitor in diverse metal fabrication markets.
Third-party suppliers will validate and test software, tooling and automation to work with their equipment.
This move provides a seamless, end-to-end integration of software operations for aerospace and automotive users of composite fiber systems.
Seven new members provide sales and support for sheet metal CAD/CAM applications.
Radan 2015 from Vero Software spreads parts more evenly throughout the sheet, better utilizes the middle of the sheet, and automatically applies rectangular nesting for nearly-rectangular parts to maximize the sheet.
The 2015 release from Striker Systems recognizes part features requiring special tool operations, optimizes tool paths better when nesting, and uses automatic tool loading and re-punching of parts to handle moves between tool setups.
SigmaNEST version 10.2 from SigmaTEK provides quick nesting of parts onto multiple sheets without having to select the layout from the list.