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Hypertherm Rotary Tube Pro 3 Simplifies Tube Part Cutting

Hypertherm’s Rotary Tube Pro 3 includes updated features like common line cutting and comprehensive costing to simplify the user experience of designing and cutting tube parts.

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A screenshot of Hypertherm Rotary Tube Pro 3

Hypertherm has released Rotary Tube Pro 3, a major version update of its tube and pipe cutting software for machines with a rotary axis. This new release contains new features and enhancements the company says simplifies the process of designing and cutting tube parts.

Common line cutting allows operators to cut two or more parts so that they share at least one common line with one another, providing greater material utilization and better consumable life. Updated costing for parts, nests and jobs includes factors such as consumable wear, machine operating cost, labor costs and electricity. Auto-selection of material enables operators to enter basic material descriptions in settings and automatically map to available materials — meaning they no longer need to separately pick a material and thickness after selecting a tube size and wall thickness.

“With Rotary Tube Pro 3 we’ve responded to our customer base with features and enhancements that we believe take a big step forward,” says Steve Bertken, product manager for Hypertherm CAD/CAM software products. “With common line cutting, users now have the ability to completely eliminate scrap between parts, potentially reducing their material costs and achieving better overall efficiency.”

Hypertherm says customers with an active maintenance plan can upgrade to the new version at no additional charge and continue to receive unlimited technical support and other benefits.

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