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.
Lantek sheet metal CAD/CAM software now drives Air Liquide plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems.
The office in Phuket province will serve as headquarters for the Southern Asia and Australia regions.
There are now 16,000 manufacturers that rely on their sheet metal software solutions.
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.
Release 2015 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.