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Traditionally, a nesting system has been considered as a numerical control (NC) programming tool, wherein two-dimensional models of components generated in CAD software are used to generate G-code to drive computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. Let’s think of a nesting system as part of a CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) system.
To cut parts from flat plate using a CNC cutting machine, whether it’s plasma, flame, waterjet, or laser, the CNC has to be programmed with the path of the desired shape or nest of shapes.