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Parametric Programming / API / ERP Integration

I was very happy (as a software developer) when I saw that your software offers a full functional API, which can be integrated into any programming language.

Ingo Kaufmann, Lipow – Hertweck GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

cncKad and AutoNest offer an extensive Application Program Interface (API), so they can be tailored to any specific application, and connected to any ERP/MRP system.

cncKad includes a complete development environment for creating, running, and debugging Parametric Part Description (PPD) files. cncKad can load PPD definition files created by ERP/PDM systems.

Using the API and the parametric programming module, you create programs that control all aspects of cncKad and AutoNest operations, from part loading to punching/cutting, automatic nesting, and NC code generation.

You can use the API to integrate cncKad and AutoNest with ERP/MRP systems. This solution allows you to fully automate the production process from ERP to NC code, and feed the output back to the ERP.

The API and the parametric programming module come with complete documentation and a set of code examples in VB.NET and C#.

Many applications already utilize the facilities that Metalix provides for integrating with its powerful software.

Read about the flow of data when using the Metalix API.

Doors and Door Frames

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Door SolutionThis PPD template can generate a complete set of parts for building a door, with individual parts for frames and wingsDoor and door frame manufacturers can use a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC code in a fully automated fashion.
Metalix’s DoorsApp can be tailored to any type of door and door frame, using an unlimited number of parameters such as height, width, frame profile, lock type, hinge type, quantity, position, and any other parameter you require.
DoorsApp can be integrated into your ERP system.

The video shows cncKad‘s door API.

Building Covers

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Building Covers SolutionBuilding covers by Garrigues, FranceManufacturers of aluminium building covers can use a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC code in a fully automated fashion.
Metalix’s CoversApp can be tailored to any type of building, using an unlimited number of parameters such as height, width, cover type, cover profile, and any other parameter you require.
CoversApp can be integrated into your ERP system.

AirCon Units

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration AirCon SolutionAir conditioning units by Ingenia, CanadaAir conditioning unit manufacturers can create a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC code in a fully automated fashion.
Using the extensive API from cncKad and AutoNest, you can tailor a solution to any type of air conditioning unit, using an unlimited number of parameters such as height, width, and any other parameter you require, and integrate it into your ERP system.

Elevators

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Elevator Solution 2Elevators by Mitsubishi-Hitachi Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Elevator SolutionHome Elevators, JapanElevator manufacturers can use a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC file in a fully automated fashion.
Using the extensive API from cncKad and AutoNest, you can tailor a solution to any type of elevator, using an unlimited number of parameters such as height, width, door type, roof type, floor type, number of divisions, and any other parameter you require, and integrate it into your ERP system.

Busbar

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Busbar SolutionPower units by Stierli, GermanyBusbar manufacturers can use a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC file in a fully automated fashion.

The Busbar App can be integrated into your ERP system.

Tubes for Bus Construction

Parametric Programming / 
API / ERP Integration Bus Construction SolutionBuses by Yutong, ChinaBus manufacturers can use a dedicated app to streamline the production from order to NC file in a fully automated fashion.
Metalix’s BusTubeApp can be tailored to any type of bus construction made of rectangular, round, or special tube profiles, using an unlimited number of parameters such as height, width, profile type, connection type, and any other parameter you require.
BusTubeApp can be integrated into your ERP system.