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Autodesk Nesting Utility is a nesting tool that works seamlessly with Inventor software to help with nesting for manufacturing. Available only as part of the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.
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Generate multiple sheet nests to reduce raw material waste. Optimise the use of materials in flat cutting operations.
Nest sheet metal parts and assemblies modelled 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.
At least a 10 Mbps internet connection.
Before you begin, temporarily turn off all active applications, including virus checking software.
Sufficient space on your hard drive.Trials are typically large file sizes. See disk space recommendation in system requirements below.
Restart your computer after install.
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