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Gerber ARTPath & Auto-Carve 3D

Gerber ARTPath & Auto-Carve 3D

ARTPath routing and engraving software is a simple yet powerful component of OMEGA software that converts vector graphics into Gerber router tool paths.

Using an intuitive, non-CNC graphical user interface, ARTPath provides user control and creation of routing speeds and feeds, male and female tool offsets, engraving paths, multiple offsets, multiple depths, clean-outs, inlays, and more.
Auto-Carve 3D is a software option for ARTPath that transforms your Gerber router into a system that can create traditional hand-carved looking text and graphics.

ARTPath and Gerber carving bits, a winning combination.

Gerber Carving Bits
Gerber V-cutting carbide bits deliver superb cut quality, maximum cutting efficiency, and the longest possible tool life.

These specifically designed tools are produced within extremely tight manufacturing tolerances, ensuring the level of accuracy essential to the automated carving process.Auto-Carve™

3D Carving Bits
These bits create the precise beveled cuts, graceful slopes, and curves that characterize traditional hand-carved signs.

Features ARTPath

  • ARTPath is included with the purchase of any Gerber Router
  • Intuitive, non-CNC graphical user interface
  • Create Multiple tool path offsets, depths and more
  • Settings Templates let you reuse job settings for fast preparation
  • Open OMEGA PLT files as well as DXF, AI, EPS, HPGL files
  • Create auto-inlay tool paths with round corners and shoulders for push through letters
  • Finish cut for smooth edges
  • Animate tool paths, show dry haul moves, and job time estimates
  • Pursue diverse markets and applications with different ARTPath capabilities

Benefits ARTPath

  • Gerber’s Matched Technology System (MTS) assures ease of use, quality and consistency.
  • Short learning curves and quick productivity
  • Flexibility to create complex jobs
  • Save time and increase throughput
  • Tight integration with OMEGA means reduced file rework time
  • Saves time and manual rework of filing corners
  • Save manual finishing time by using the router for multiple passes
  • Use the power of the computer to preview and estimate jobs and avoid costly mistakes
  • Channel letter faces, backs, notches and drill holes Wood signs and letters Point of Purchase displays ADA and architectural sign systems Industrial manufacturing
  • Applications:
    Woodworking and cabinetry Prismatic or carved signs (using the Auto-Carve 3D option)
    Rout inkjet and other printed graphics (using the GerberCUT option)

Auto-Carve 3D option

Complete the ultimate routing package with ARTPath Auto-Carve 3D software. This option to ARTPath has become an industry standard solution to produce repetitive jobs with the look of a traditional, one of a kind carved product.

Imagine the possibilities of this software in combination with a vivid creativity. Produce amazing POS displays, “hand carved” style signs, moulds, 3-D carving and much more.

Features Auto-Carve 3D

  • The look of tradition hand-carved lettering in an automated system
  • Incised Carving
  • Prismatic Carving
  • Chamfered Carving
  • Carving Bit included

Benefits Auto-Carve 3D

  • Sell carved jobs with higher value and higher profit, or Save time by using automation to create hand carved jobs
  • Creates V-Bevel Shapes and Letters
  • Creates Raised Shapes and Letters
  • Creates Flat-Bottomed Shapes and Letters
  • Get started right away with specialized Gerber Carving Bit

Design TIP!

  • For small, intricate graphics with thin stroke widths: choose a tool with a steep angle, such as the 90° tool.
  • For large graphics with wide stroke widths: choose a tool with a more shallow angle, such as the 150° tool.

Recommended System Requirements

Oprearting System Windows Vista (32), Windows XP Pro (32 and 64),
Windows 2000 Pro Server w/ latest service pack
(OMEGA 2.6 will not load on Windows 98 or Windows ME)
CPU Intel Pentium IV™
RAM 512 MB RAM min (1 GB recommended)
Free Disk Space 2 GB of available disk space (20+ GB Recommended)
Video Display 800 X 600 min resolution and support of 16 million colors


CD-ROM drive: Required
3.5" Floppy drive: For use with Legacy options, fonts, etc.
USB One free USB Port required for security key
(Additional port required for use with the USB-to-Parallel option)
Ports Ethernet: For use with plotter, routers and network connection
Serial (9-pin): for use with Gerber plotters and/or routers

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