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Optimize material yield with automatic detection of material, thickness, and part quantity.
Generate setups, toolpaths, and NC code directly within the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension.
Create customizable reports, nest parts from multiple documents, and specify part rotation constraints.
Nesting & Fabrication Extension
Extend nesting and fabrication capabilities, including multi-sheet nesting, setups/toolpaths and NC code creation, customizable reports, and automatic detection of material, thickness, and part quantity.
Quickly prepare your model for nesting and set nesting parameters per material for optimal stock usage.
Compare and report
Configure and view key metrics like cost, material usage, and stack size for earlier job quoting and purchasing decisions.
Create toolpaths to drive a variety of machines with fully integrated and easy-to-use CAM.
Nesting software provides the ability to optimize the design and manufacture of multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.
A 14-day, free trial is available for the Machining Extension, Product Design Extension, Simulation Extension, Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Additive Build Extension, and Generative Design Extension. Click here to download a free trial.
A subscription to the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension is required in addition to an active subscription to Fusion 360. Nesting & Fabrication Extension subscriptions are available both monthly and yearly.
Yes, with Autodesk Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension you can design sheet metal parts components, document flat patterns using 2D drawings and DXFs, and manufacture your design with cutting strategies for water jet, laser and plasma machines.
The Nesting & Fabrication Extension optimizes material yield, generates setups, toolpaths, and NC code directly within Fusion 360, and creates customizable reports, nest parts from multiple documents, and specifies part rotation constraints.
Get started with the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension by following along with these video tutorials and product documentation.