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Software to Layout Multiple DXF's

Discussion in 'Other Software' started by Steven Bloom, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. Steven Bloom

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    So does anyone know of any freeware where you import your DXF File and it lays out where everything will go. This way you know what the smallest piece of aluminum or wood is that you need to make all the parts at once ???
     
  2. Mark Carew

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    I believe your after a nesting program
    This one looks good and I believe its free NestProfessor
    Also (not free) check out this free trial of NestMaster
    Hope this helps
     
  3. Steven Bloom

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    Awesome !!! Thanks
     
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    Great. I can fit everything on a 2 x 2 square
     
    #5 Steven Bloom, Sep 3, 2015
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    Its amazing how well the parts can be laid out, no matter how hard you try to to 'manually' do it the algorithms always seem to do it better :)
     
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    Always wanted a program like this but I thought it can't be done. Glad to see that it is! :thumbsup:

    I looked into the above program and it too is not free. $280 per licence. Auch!
     

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