Optimize layout of 2D parts on rectangular sheets.
AutoNEST is general purpose nesting application for AutoCAD. AutoNEST addresses the problem of nesting irregular shapes that maximize the use of raw material (cutting layouts). Can be used for sheetmetal, wooden, paper, plastic or leather parts (or just eg. for schematics - factories, stores, ...). Individual parts are defined in AutoCAD - either as closed polylines or as block references. Many options can customize the optimalization process (allowance, direction, rotation, copies...).