Jun 29, 2011

Geometric releases NestLib® 2011 R2 with improved material savings

New features in nesting to meet advance cutting requirements.

Mumbai : Geometric Limited today announced the release of NestLib® 2011 R2 with the improvements in grid nesting algorithm and new features to meet advance cutting requirements.

The highlights of NestLib® 2011 R2 are:

* Material saving, using the improved grid algorithm
* Multi–tool support for cutting different edges in a part by incorporating different tool compensation in the nested layout
* Capability to handle piercing data attached to a part while nesting

NestLib is recognized as one of the fastest and most efficient nesting technologies in the market, focused on optimizing two dimensional packaging. It has been licensed by over 100 independent software vendors and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) worldwide over the last 17 years. It provides optimized, high speed and robust algorithms for fully automated true shape nesting. The NestLib portfolio includes:

- Shear nesting for saw parts requiring end to end cutting
- Common Punch specially designed for parts to be cut using punching machines
- Leather nesting for leather parts with different quality patterns
- Remnant generation for automatic remnant creation after nesting
- Tube nesting for tube cutting and pipe cutting
- Common Cut for nesting adjacent parts such that they share a common flame path

NestLib is available as a static library, Dynamic linked library (DLL), and COM DLL. It also supports Java and .NET framework. NestLib is available for 32 -bit and 64 -bit Microsoft Windows OS as well as for Sun Solaris and Linux platforms. It can be ported to Mac OS on demand. NestLib also supports multi-core computing for both dual core and quad core computers.