SoftONE-NEST is easy-to-use, powerfull CAD/CAM true shape plates nesting software for plasma, waterjet, oxyfuel, and laser machines. Application use the best methods for parts nesting and together with its database platform make a professional nesting solution for shipbuilding and sheet metal industries.
Using a strong database system with network support, make easy the integration with the existing customers ERP system. Also, it has embedded the smart SoftONE-CNC post processor software, which make it compatible with almost all cutting machines manufacturers in the market.
Microsoft blue style graphical user interface (GUI) makes it easy to learn.It is based on the latest .NET technology.
SoftONE-NEST is designed to run in Windows XP/Vista/7/10.
Automatic parts imports from different CAD systems: DXF, NUPAS, CADMATIC, Smart Marine 3D, AVEVA Marine, Rhino 3D;
Automatic CAD file correction and error notification;
Interpret metadata in the original CAD file including part name, assembly name, and material designation.
Concurrent access : multiple people can connect simultaneously to applications from different client computers.
Powerful nesting algorithms and optimized tool path research;
Integrate the powerfull algorithms from SoftONE-CNC NC post processor application for fastest generation of NC files;
Support all industry standard ESSI, EIA, NC ISO (G-Code) codes, including beveling
Support a wide range of cutting machines, including ESAB, Koike, Messer;
Support multi-torches machines option;
Cutting,Marking, Labeling and the latest Bevel & NC technology supported;
Export nesting plates parts as DXF polylines on different layers according with machine processes for future direct NC post processing by CNC machine software;
User customizable post processors;
Optimal rectangular material utilization to reduce scrap ;
â€œSmart Bridge nestingâ€ reduce the pierces machines processes;
"Real time" counting of the nested parts;
Plates Inventory : permits the creation and storage of rectangular, plates in an internal database. All new stock plates may be added to the plate inventory and utilized on an on going basis.. As plates are consumed during nesting, the inventory is updated;
Nesting productions sketches :contain key production information are used by production workshop;
ERP/MRP system integration:integrates with ERP and MRP systems to automatically schedule new orders and nest them, based on workload.
Maximum flexibility in file conversion and importation;
Custom shapes can be saved into standard part library for future use;
Integration with different CAD/CAM systems like Aveva Marine and Smart Marine;
Microsoft database system for storing objects and easy reports generation;
Full functionality of machine technology achieved;
PostProcessor for Laser, Plasma, Waterjet, OxyGas, Punch, Drill are implemented;
Easy Post Processors user addins according with customers CNC controllers configuration;