Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension 

Optimize and automate nesting with the Nesting & Fabrication Extension  

Create optimized and associative multi-sheet layouts for cutting on CNC machines. 

Nesting automation 

Optimize material yield with automatic detection of material, thickness, and part quantity.

Fully integrated 

Generate setups, toolpaths, and NC code directly within the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension.

Increase efficiency 

Create customizable reports, nest parts from multiple documents, and specify part rotation constraints.

Features

Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension features

Nesting & Fabrication Extension

Extend nesting and fabrication capabilities, including multi-sheet nesting, setups/toolpaths and NC code creation, customizable reports, and automatic detection of material, thickness, and part quantity. 


Nest preparation

Quickly prepare your model for nesting and set nesting parameters per material for optimal stock usage. 


Compare and report

Configure and view key metrics like cost, material usage, and stack size for earlier job quoting and purchasing decisions. 


Fabrication

Create toolpaths to drive a variety of machines with fully integrated and easy-to-use CAM.


Download a free trial of the Nesting Fabrication Extension

Get access to a 7-day free trial for the Fusion 360 Nesting Fabrication Extension.

Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension 

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Access extended nesting and fabrication functionality for multi-sheet layouts, advanced part and material controls, and more. Requires a Fusion 360 subscription. /year

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is nesting software?

Nesting software provides the ability to optimize the design and manufacture of multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.

How do trial the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

A 7-day, free trial is available for the Machining Extension, Product Design Extension, Simulation Extension, Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Additive Build Extension, and Generative Design Extension. Click here to download a free trial.

How do you access the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

A subscription to the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension is required in addition to an active subscription to Fusion 360. Nesting & Fabrication Extension subscriptions are available both monthly and yearly.

Does Autodesk offer sheet metal design software?

Yes, with Autodesk Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension you can design sheet metal parts components, document flat patterns using 2D drawings and DXFs, and manufacture your design with cutting strategies for water jet, laser and plasma machines.

What are the advantages of using the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

The Nesting & Fabrication Extension optimizes material yield, generates setups, toolpaths, and NC code directly within Fusion 360, and creates customizable reports, nest parts from multiple documents, and specifies part rotation constraints.

What are resources to get started with the Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

Get started with the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension by following along with these video tutorials and product documentation.

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Terms and conditions

Autodesk online store promotion:

This promotion offers a 25% discount off the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for purchases of a new 1- or 3-year subscription to Fusion 360, HSMWorks, EAGLE and a 1-year subscription to Fusion 360 Machining Extension, Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Fusion 360 Manage Extension, Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension, Fusion 360 Product Design Extension, Fusion 360 Simulation Extension, Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension, Fusion 360 for Manufacturing offering, and Fusion 360 for Product Design offering, excluding taxes.

This offer is available from 10/4/22 through 10/31/22 in the 50 United States and Canada and may not be combined with other rebates or promotions and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Products must be purchased from the Autodesk online store and the applicable discount will automatically be applied to your purchase.

AUTODESK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL, SUSPEND OR MODIFY PART OF OR THESE ENTIRE PROMOTIONS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, FOR ANY REASON IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. PRICES FOR AUTODESK SOFTWARE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

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