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Hypertherm Software ProNest LT

ProNest® LT is a powerful CAD/CAM part nesting software designed for light industrial, mechanized cutting in all shop environments. It provides a single software solution for all Arclight CNC Plasma Cutting Tables.

Product description

Productivity modules:

  • Automatic Nesting (Unlimited, Essentials)
  • Common Line Cutting (Unlimited)
  • Chain and Bridge Cutting (Unlimited)
  • Skeleton Cut-up (Unlimited)



Advanced part design and development

  • Integrated 2D CAD program to create and edit CAD files
  • Variable Shape Parts library to develop common parts from templates


CAD/CAM import and conversion

  • Import CAD files (industry-standard file formats)
  • Import PDF
  • Raster to vector converts static images to CAD
  • Automatic CAD file correction and error notification
  • Automatic spline/ellipse smoothing and reduction
  • Separate multiple parts from a single CAD file
  • Automatic mapping of CAD layers to processes (cut, mark, etc.)


Fast, easy job setup

  • Material database (with grade and gauge)
  • Custom remnant creation (define irregular shapes for nesting)
  • Grain constraint
  • Safe zones for plate clamping applications
  • Multi-head cutting


SureCut™ technology and built-in process enterprise

  • Material type, thickness, grade and class-based process parameters:
    • Separations for part, plate, and pierce spacing
    • Kerf compensation and feedrate
    • Lead-in/out style optimized for part geometry and quality
    • Cutting techniques
    • Disable automatic height control based on part geometry
    • Pre-pierce and edge pierce
    • Pre-heat timing for oxyfuel
  • Cut sequencing (automatic or manual)
  • Pre-pierce and edge pierce


Interactive manual nesting

  • Group parts into clusters for nesting
  • Color parts according to part property
  • Drag, drop, bump, and auto-bump parts on the nest
  • Move, mirror, and drag to rotate parts
  • Click and drag to automatically array parts
  • Prohibit/permit nesting inside of a part
  • Part interference detection
  • Edit lead-in/out position and properties within the nest
  • Animated cutting sequence simulation
  • Control cut direction and cut sequencing on part-by-part basis
  • Plate cropping


Detailed reporting

  • Management and shop reports
  • Export reports directly to PDF, Excel spreadsheet, CSV, or webpage


Simplified costing

  • User-defined machine and labor production costing
  • Automatic calculation of part production costs and part/nest utilization


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