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2D Load Packer
2D Load Packer (2DLP) is the unique space optimizer designed to help you plan quickly and easily the best compact arrangement of a number of different size 2D rectangular objects (hereafter called "Parts" or "Boxes") within one or more 2D rectangular enclosures (hereafter "Sheets" or "Containers"). 2DLP is based on the truly two-dimensional original packing algorithm.

2D Load Packer can be used to optimize multi-product load plans for any rectangular containers, trucks, trailers and railcars, as well as be applied to free type cutting, or any other 2D sheet layout planning or area optimization problem.

The program can optimize over multiple containers (sheets) in multiple sizes at the same time, taking into account overall item set considered, as well as allowed item orientations specified for each item separately or for all together.

The overall load weight limit and truck axle weight limits may be taken into account as the additional constraints or actual optimization factors.

The program has a facility for specifying the associated cost for each box (part) / container (sheet) item in order to calculate totals and affect on the optimization as an additional priority factor. Optimizer goal and other main settings are adjustable.

Typically, optimizer reduces area waste by a factor of 2...3 with respect to manual load planning. Program run time is around 2...200 seconds with Pentium II CPU depending on the number of items involved.
Program details
Downloads month: 3
Company: Astrokettle Algorithms
Release date: 2010-01-10
Version: 1.89
License: Shareware
Price: $190
Supported OS': Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT 3.x, WinNT 4.x, Windows2000, WinXP, Windows2003
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