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Registered: ‎11-25-2003
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Nesting Profiles

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09-28-2004 03:22 AM
Can anyone tell me if it is possible to nest my profile drawings to reduce material wastage with Inventor?

If not, does anyone know where I can download any freeware that can perform this task.

Thanks
*csmac2004
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Re: Nesting Profiles

09-28-2004 09:25 AM in reply to: 596198818
AFAIK, IV does not support any nesting features. I've always had to use either AutoCAD with polylines and patterning or even Inventor assembly for simple nested parts. Either way is a royal pain in the butt. Not recommended if you have alot of overly complicated parts. I don't know of any freeware, but that would be valuable. -- Scott M Inventor 9, SP1 Windows XP Pro Maxtor 60GB HD 3D Labs Wildcat VP560 64MB Intel Pentium4 2.4GHz 1GB RAM
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Registered: ‎03-18-2005
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Re: Nesting Profiles

03-18-2005 08:09 AM in reply to: 596198818
I don't believe you can nest in Inventor. However, I work for a company named SigmaTEK that can integrate Inventor files/assemblies into our nesting/automation software.

I'm not sure about freeware out there, but what the industry has proven over 15 years, you get what you pay for ;-)
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Re: Nesting Profiles

02-06-2013 06:41 AM in reply to: *csmac2004

Please can you specify how to do autonesting , in Autocad.

 

regards

desai@tusar.com

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