Layout and cutting problems are important in many industries, as they involve the
optimal use of raw material. Problems of optimal arrangement of 2D pieces to be
cut from an initial piece of stock material are called nesting problems. This problem
finds wide application in the textile manufacturing, leather cutting, and glass
industries, where material is costly and scrap must be minimized. The 2
dimensional cutting stock problem is a classic combinatorial optimization problem
in which a number of parts of various dimensions must be cut from a 2
dimensional material. Computational results are provided that increase the ability
of the algorithm based approach to decrease the amount of scrap generated in the
The Online Cutting Software is designed for optimization of 2D materials and can
be used in wood, metal, glass, and plastic industries. The Online AP-OCS is
written in asp.net language which allows considerable quality increasing and
shortens time for nesting plans preparation. Automatic cutting is carried out taking
in consideration technological and organizational parameters of production.
Variable parameter allows setting the glass offcut value - the space between the
x-line and the z-line. The calculation of the Online software consists of determining
where to position the glass parts. The Online program places the parts in a
top-down, left-to-right manner and by using recursion searches to find the
The Online software is especially created for getting perfect layouts in the glass
industry. The Online program works just fine with or without automated cutting
equipment. It is a handy tool for glass cutters. The online software is
high-speed algorithm that
enables getting perfect layout with minimal waste.
This website offers a tool for solving the problem of optimal cutting of glass sheets
into rectangular parts. It can be used for optimizing the cutting performed by the
guillotine method. The program algorithms ensure the lowest glass waste and
reduction of time for designing of cutting plans.
Due to its sophisticated, recursive algorithm, Online AP-OCS finds the optimal
cutting plan with the best yield of glass and it consistently
delivers the best
cutting area. Using AP-OCS the costs of cutting can be sensible reduced. First the
user can save time as he can obtain the optimal yield
in one minute. As a second
benefit he will have the best cutting plan
with less waste of unused glass and
best of all, the program is easy to learn.
This program define 3 types of cutting lines
* X-line along the Y-axis
* Y-line along the X-axis
* Z-line along the Y-axis
The distance between the X-line and the Z-line is the offcut value.
It must be zero or greater then offcut value.
The next figure shows the way of calculation of this program.
Data for optimization can be imported from Excel csv file format.
Every layout created can be exported to the Excel csv file format,
which is a commonly used interchange format between popular
To view the total number of sheets you must login as registered user,
or become one. If you are a non registered user you can view
75% of the sheets.
You need not to install this
program on your computer,