Powernest is a powerful and comprehensive library for automatic nesting, to be used to develop CAD/CAM or ERP applications that integrate cutting optimization functions. As a specialist in the field of cutting optimization and automatic nesting of complex shapes for the cutting of materials in sheets for the last 35 years, Alma places its unique experience at the disposal of software developers and vendors. When you integrate the Powernest component, you are giving your customers a flexible very high performance automatic nesting solution, enabling them to substantially reduce their raw material costs and improve their productivity.
Powernest comprises numerous functions for automatic nesting of 2D parts with complex shapes, supporting all the requirements relating to cutting materials in sheets and coils.
Powernest can be used in a wide range of sectors, for all types of materials: sheet metal working, wood, composites, packaging industry, stone, foodstuffs, etc.) and for a wide variety of cutting techniques, oxygen cutting, plasma, laser, punching-nibbling, milling, water jet, vibrating blade, saw, etc.
The Powernest library is also available for 3D nesting of parallepipedic blocks (foam, metal or stone cutting, etc.), edge to edge rectangular cutting (sheet-metal shearing, wood-panel cutting, etc.) and optimization of linear cutting (bars, sections, or tubes, etc.).
Managing Director at BCSI Systems, leading software house for the die making and packaging industry.
“For sure, we will recommend Alma’s nesting product, but not to our competitors! Powernest is a very stable and reliable nesting optimization solution. Besides, we always receive full and excellent support from Alma.”