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Opticut to optimise cutting in strips

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February 1, 2021 - 9:52 am
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Hi Tom,


Considering what you want to do I see 2 ways.

Limit your panel width like 2800x600mm, or limit OptiCut’s maximum recut level to 2.

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All the best, Alexandre

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I am trying to get Opticut to optimise our cutting lists to cut panels in linear order. We often need to edgeband and use the festool contura to do so. As a result we would need Opticut to organise the parts so that they each rip cut will contain as many parts the same width as possible. We would then do one rip cut, edge the cut, then cross cut to length.

I have tried to change the parameters but I am not getting near to what I need. The screenshots show that if we follow Opticut then we would crosscut first followed be individual rip cuts. This results in needing to edgeband each individual piece. 

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Kind regards


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