Settings Page

Specify the project specific and optimization related settings. The settings will appear in the output report.

Nesting Software : Setting Page

Project Project Name.
Job Your Job reference number.
Customer Customer Identification code.
Remarks Field that can be used for specifying color, finish, and other user attributes.
Checked By Checked By person.
Date Date the job was nested.
Allow Offcuts The rests (remaining pieces) larger than the Minimum Offcut Size are identified, and highlighted in the result page. These offcuts can be automatically saved and reused on the next job.
Loss per Cut Usually between 2-5mm.

NOTE: This loss is considered in the calculation of percentage utilization in PLUS 1D. Some systems do not consider this as waste.

Additional Allowance for Non Common Cut Optional for Miter parts. This allows user to specify the additional distance to be cut for a Miter part for a non common cut. This loss is considered in the calculation of percentage utilization in PLUS 1D.
Quick Results Usually gives a result in a matter of seconds.
Optimized results. Usually takes longer than quick, and often gives a better result than the quick results.
Max 3 Open Parts Optimize the given parts with max 3 open Pallets. While optimizing, the Loss per cut will be considered zero.  For Miter part this feature is not available.  (Optional Add - On feature)
Nesting Software : Optimize Optimizes the given job, and generates the layouts. You are automatically taken to the Results page.
It saves the current settings as defaults to be used for new Jobs. The settings saved are Issued by, Allow offcut or not, Minimum offcut size, Loss per cut and Optimization time (i.e. Quick or optimized).

See Also