Nesting Enhancements and More in X4 Router
Mastercam X4 Router continues the trend of faster, more efficient programming with a suite of new features that will be welcome in any shop.
Automatic Toolpathing (ATP):
Generic Mastercam ATP will now let you process multiple materials. Use the Add Material button on the toolbar to specify a new material.
Nesting Drag-and-Drop Support:
Mastercam X4 allows you to perform automatic nesting with just enough manual intervention to achieve the best possible result in the least amount of time.
The Drag button lets you move parts around on the sheet. This action supports the drag, rotate, and snapping functionality. As you move the mouse over individual parts, the part highlights as a visual cue. Clicking on the highlighted part either moves the existing part or creates a copy of the part, depending on which mode you are in. You can then place the active part in any open area on the sheet.
Vertical/Horizontal Cut-Off Options in Nesting:
Mastercam X4 adds a new feature to automatically generate a toolpath for vertical and horizontal cut-offs. This will preserve rectangular remnants for future use.
The horizontal/vertical trim check boxes are used to specify which cuts to make.
The Nesting Results dialog box.
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