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Are you Maximizing your Nesting Efforts?

Making cost-effective designs has become a basic requirement in manufacturing, and proper nesting can contribute to this overall goal. Cost reduction seems to be today‚Äôs mantra in the manufacturing community. All aspects of a design that can result in cost are scrutinized, and measures are taken to prevent those unwanted and costly elements from making […]

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Design Parts as Near Rectangle as Possible – An Assembly Example

An electrical cabinet design was originally designed with two parts as shown below. The assembly contains a T-shaped non-rectangular part. To improve nesting quality, T-shaped part is redesigned into two near rectangular parts. This simple redesign improves material utilization and hence scrap area (Gray shaded) is less and remnant area is more (Pink shaded) as […]

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