NestingWorks

3D CNC Nesting Software inside SOLIDWORKS

NESTINGWorks is the newest 3D design tool in the SOLIDWORKS environment to help optimise sheet metal and flat stock designs, as well as support the transition from design to manufacturing for sheet metal and flat goods.

With single dialog box ease-of-use, NESTINGWorks is extremely simple to use and provides industry leading capabilities to help optimise not only the design, but to also optimise material usage when laying out parts on a sheet.
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NESTINGWorks software utilitises the industry-leading NESTLib® true-shape 3D technology - known worldwide as one of the quickest and most fully featured automatic true-shape nesting libraries available within this industry.

NESTINGWorks gives product designers the ability to optimise sheetstock layouts, inclding specifications for grain direction, so the maximum number of parts from a single piece of raw material can be produced in a matter of minutes. This not only saves time, but it also minimises material usage.

Key Features

True Shape Nesting

Orient parts true to shape to optimise how parts can fit on a shape. Many simple nesting tools just draw a box around a part and nest the box, wasting valuable material.

Auto Layout of Parts with Varying Thickness

Many assemblies have parts of various thicknesses that need to be nested. NESTINGWorks can sort the parts in an assembly and automatically group and nest parts of the same thickness.

Part-In-Part Nesting

Enables the ability to maximise material usage by fitting smaller parts in open areas and cut-outs on larger parts of the same thickness.

Associativity with SOLIDWORKS

As your design changes, any NESTINGWorks layouts will update. Also compatible with downstream manufacturing tools.

Compatibility with Downstream Manufacturing Tools

NESTINGWorks creates 3D SOLIDWORKS assemblies that can be used to communicate with any manufacturing application.

Webcasts Our technical team have put together a variety of pre-recorded short webcasts intended to give you an overview of particular features, functions and benefits within the software, either at a product level or within a particular industry sector. We’re adding to these on a frequent basis so check back regularly to see what’s new. Webinars If you like a more interactive demonstration where you can ask questions of the presenter, but don’t have the time to physically attend one of our demonstrations then why not register for one of our weekly webinars. A full schedule is maintained here on the website. Why not register with us to be kept up to date on new webinars added to the schedule. Request a trial We know that when making a purchase decision for a key piece of software of this kind you need to know that it’s going to be the right choice for the company. To ensure you’re making the right choice we offer a free trial of SOLIDWORKS for a limited period. Complete the form to register and one of our team will call you shortly to arrange your free trial. Request a demo Want to find out more about just how SOLIDWORKS or one of its partner products is right for your company’s needs then why not book a demonstration with us. Many of our technical team have industry experience that means they understand exactly what you need to achieve when using the software. Book a demo with us today. Attend a local event Like to hear what your peers think about SOLIDWORKS or hear how they are using it to resolve any issues they have? Or do you simply want to come along to see the software in action, have the chance to ask questions and hear what others are asking. Take a look at our event schedule to find one in your area. We’re constantly adding to this so check back regularly.
NESTINGWorks software utilitises the industry-leading NESTLib® true-shape 3D technology - known worldwide as one of the quickest and most fully featured automatic true-shape nesting libraries available within this industry.

NESTINGWorks gives product designers the ability to optimise sheetstock layouts, inclding specifications for grain direction, so the maximum number of parts from a single piece of raw material can be produced in a matter of minutes. This not only saves time, but it also minimises material usage.

Features

  • True Shape Nesting

    Orient parts true to shape to optimise how parts can fit on a shape. Many simple nesting tools just draw a box around a part and nest the box, wasting valuable material.

    Auto Layout of Parts with Varying Thickness

    Many assemblies have parts of various thicknesses that need to be nested. NESTINGWorks can sort the parts in an assembly and automatically group and nest parts of the same thickness.

    Part-In-Part Nesting

    Enables the ability to maximise material usage by fitting smaller parts in open areas and cut-outs on larger parts of the same thickness.

    Associativity with SOLIDWORKS

    As your design changes, any NESTINGWorks layouts will update. Also compatible with downstream manufacturing tools.

    Compatibility with Downstream Manufacturing Tools

    NESTINGWorks creates 3D SOLIDWORKS assemblies that can be used to communicate with any manufacturing application.

Webcasts Our technical team have put together a variety of pre-recorded short webcasts intended to give you an overview of particular features, functions and benefits within the software, either at a product level or within a particular industry sector. We’re adding to these on a frequent basis so check back regularly to see what’s new. Webinars If you like a more interactive demonstration where you can ask questions of the presenter, but don’t have the time to physically attend one of our demonstrations then why not register for one of our weekly webinars. A full schedule is maintained here on the website. Why not register with us to be kept up to date on new webinars added to the schedule. Request a trial We know that when making a purchase decision for a key piece of software of this kind you need to know that it’s going to be the right choice for the company. To ensure you’re making the right choice we offer a free trial of SOLIDWORKS for a limited period. Complete the form to register and one of our team will call you shortly to arrange your free trial. Request a demo Want to find out more about just how SOLIDWORKS or one of its partner products is right for your company’s needs then why not book a demonstration with us. Many of our technical team have industry experience that means they understand exactly what you need to achieve when using the software. Book a demo with us today. Attend a local event Like to hear what your peers think about SOLIDWORKS or hear how they are using it to resolve any issues they have? Or do you simply want to come along to see the software in action, have the chance to ask questions and hear what others are asking. Take a look at our event schedule to find one in your area. We’re constantly adding to this so check back regularly.

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