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Nesting Utility is CAD-embedded, true-shape nesting software that helps you optimize yield from flat raw material. Available only as part of the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.
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Generate multiple sheet nests to reduce raw material waste. Optimize the use of materials in flat cutting operations.
Nest sheet metal parts and assemblies modeled in Inventor or import DXF files, all within the nesting workspace inside Inventor.
Create 3D models of a nest and generate cutting paths with Inventor HSM, or export DXF™ files. Use DXF™ files in AutoCAD and other toolpath-making software.
Easily review and compare reports for each nesting study. Get details such as overall efficiency, total cost, and machining time.
Note: Autodesk Nesting Utility requires Inventor. If you don’t have Inventor, you can download a free trial.
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