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The Proper Steps Before Manufacturing

RhinoNest 4 allows for the optimization of any type of geometry with endless options for maximum reduction such as multiple panels, the use of real or rectangular shapes, priorities between objects, freedom, and more!

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Enable slices in 3D objects

Define multiple panels

Position slices in the CPlane for subsequent optimization

Slice surfaces, solids and/or meshes

Automatically identify slices, text and/or simple trace text mode

Slice surfaces solids and/or meshes

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Bring Your Nesting to the Highest Level!

The Proper Steps Before Manufacturing

RhinoNest® is fully integrated in Rhinoceros 5.

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Key Benefits

3D Cut to Laminate 3D Objects
Choose. Combine. 3D Print.

3D Cut allows you to laminate 3D objects for laser cutting or CNC machines.

Remapping feature you are placed in the 3D geometric plane and can automatically identify each piece.

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Integration with Grasshopper
For designers exploring new forms of using generative algorithms

Grasshopper 3D is a graphic algorithm editor closely integrated with Rhino modeling tools. Unlike programming tools, Grasshopper requires no programming or scripting knowledge. Nevertheless, it allows designers the opportunity to create form generators ranging from the simplest to the most impressive versions. RhinoNest for Grasshopper includes all the tools available in RhinoNest within the Grasshopper interface.

Grasshopper is a free plugin for Rhino. Further information can be found at www.grasshopper3d.com

Graphic Object Selection

​Define copies of an object

Find multiple priorities between objects and define the order of placement at unlimited levels.

Freedom of rotation

Optimization parameters with copies of a single object​

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Definition of Panels

Use one panel size or multiple panel sizes

Includes a centralized panel database ideal for large production runs. RhinoNest provides an independent tool to manage panel purchasing. Control stock from the purchasing department.

Define panels by material, dimension, quantity in stock and reference.​

The fill panel option ignores the number of objects and uses as many copies as required to fill a panel

Parameters

Distance between pieces parameter

Distance between pieces and panel limits parameter.

Maximum optimization time. RhinoNest uses a heuristic algorithm to calculate various solutions before displaying the best one.

Rectangular shapes that allow us to affect the calculation using the minimum number of rectangles for each object​

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Reports

Display a list with panel number, number of pieces per panel, used area and area free for optimization control​.

Copy values to the clipboard to paste into any application.

Export the report in a text format.

​The Power of Rhinoceros
RhinoNest works with Rhinoceros technology

RhinoNest is fully integrated and designed for Rhinoceros and, therefore, provides optimization in minutes without the need for importing files from other software. RhinoNest supports all geometry types, eliminating the need for conversions.​

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​What Else Does RhinoNest Have to Offer?

Discover the high-performance tools inside

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Identification

This allows us to select multiple objects and identify them automatically. It lists the objects and can define the starting number and a prefix. Likewise, it allows us to group the original objects and/or create a new text layer. The Identification tool classifies objects using Tags, Text or Simple Trace Fonts. Identification of objects is essential prior to nesting.

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Raster to Vector

This tool allows you to convert images into curves using ten preset styles including Architecture, Curves, Maps, Soft Curves, etc.

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Remap Objects

This tool orients 3D objects to the plane prior to nesting. The algorithm functions perfectly with curves, surfaces and solids. Remap Objects analyzes a solid into the largest flat plane in order to orient the object to the plane.

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Importing Multiple Files

RhinoNest provides automatic multiple file import tools, and supports all file formats available in Rhino. Folders and multiple files can be manually defined. Each file is organized in a layer with the file name.

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Tabs & Connect

This tool allows you to quickly divide and connect curves. In some cases you may wish to keep the pieces in the panel after slicing. Tabs can be split manually. Dynamically define where you want to add a tab and define the size.

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Import and Export of HPGL Files

HPGL format, also known as PLT, is widely used for cutting and milling machines. Easily import and export HPGL files in RhinoNest. A file is created for each panel and numbered in accordance with the optimization.

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System Requirements

TDM Products for Windows run on ordinary Windows desktop and laptop computers with:

Minimum System Requirements

Intel Core i5 cpu or higher

200 MB free disk space | 2 GB RAM

Graphic card compatible with OpenGL 4.3 or higher (preferred Nvidia)

Windows 7 or higher (64 bits)

* Important Note: 4K Not Supported

Recommended System Requirements

Intel Core i7 cpu or higher

500 MB free disk space | 8 GB RAM

Graphic card compatible with OpenGL 4.3 or higher (preferred Nvidia)

Windows 7 or higher (64 bits)