Gerber Technology Enhances Operator Experience or Z1 Cutter

TOLLAND, Conn. — May 4, 2015 — Gerber Technology, a provider of integrated solutions for apparel and industrial markets, introduced upgrades on two software technologies: Axis 2.1 controller software for the GERBERcutter® Z1 automated cutting system and the CutWorks® 9 design, nesting and cutting software.

The Z1 cutter is a prime solution for single-ply cutting in a wide range of applications, including apparel, furniture, transportation and other industrial fabrics. It now features Axis 2.1 controller software, allowing users to optimize workflow with an intuitive user interface that provides simple step-by-step guidance throughout the entire cutting process, greatly reducing operator errors and increasing throughput. “The new user interface in the Z1 cutter is much simpler and user-friendly,” said Tom Gordon, Gerber director of industrial products. “Users now have this holistic, well-rounded experience with a quick and easy learning curve.”

The Axis 2.1 software also provides Z1 users the option to take advantage of several powerful new features, including a variety of new reporting capabilities and vacuum regulation. “In addition, the Z1’s intelligent variable vacuum regulator is a game changer for our customers concerned with energy consumption,” said Gordon. “The new system regulates the vacuum according to the task at hand – even minimizing vacuum and power consumption when the cutter is idle.”

In conjunction with the release of Axis 2.1, Gerber’s new CutWorks 9 software is now available. CutWorks 9 features enhanced AccuMark®, Gerber’s pattern design, grading, marker making and production planning software, integration featuring color coded kit assignments and comes standard with all Gerber single-ply cutters including the Z1, Taurus II, DCS 1500, and DSC 2500.

Posted May 5, 2015

Source: Gerber Technology