Hegla interface with PLUS 2D Software - FAQ

1.Hegla - EDI file generation in PLUS 2D Nesting Software

Setting of Path 

Creation of NC code for Hegla Machine using PLUS 2D is very simple. To get the NC code file follow the procedure after optimization as given below.

Before you start generating the NC codes, you will need to do the following one time setting.

1. Click on NC Links -> NC options menu. You will get a dialog box for "NC Controller Settings..." as follows.

In that dialog box select Hegla100 as a controller

Figure 1 : Selecting controller and setting of path.

2. Specify the path where you want to save the ".EDI"  files. 

Click on "Set NC Directory...", a Browse for Folder dialog, as shown below, will open, here you can select the folder in which you want PLUS 2D to create the ".EDI"  file.

For e.g.: Set the NC directory to



Figure 1 : Path selection

Generation of .EDI file in PLUS 2D

Once the above settings are done, you are ready to create the NC code files.

1. Optimize the job and check out all the layouts.

2. Now, For generating the necessary code click ons "Hegla100" button  from output page. An ".EDI" file will be generated in the path specified in the NC options.

Loading of .EDI File in Hegla (optimax)

After generation of .EDI file copy that file on the machine where optimiax is available. Then do the following steps:

1. In Optimax select one of the following options "Reading Disc A:\" or "Read From Network" or  "EDI Files on C" to load the .EDI files.

Then you will get the list of .EDI files available in that folder.

2. Select the desired jobs .EDI file that needs to be cut.

You will get the list of layouts in that file.  To see the layout details click on the layout.

3. This picture shows the detail information of the selected layout. To see the layout picture click on the 'View Pattern' option or press 'F11'.

4. This picture shows how the layouts diagram that needs to be cut.