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Thank you for your interest in our products. You will find bellow an overview and a description of the BTL-tools which are developped by Lignocam: the BTL-Viewer, Editor, Convertor, Splitter and the Woodpecker. Thew are followed by the conditions of saling and the order form.

Do not hesitate to ask if you still have questions.

 

 

 


 

 


1.  Overview

The following table gives you an overview of the Lignocam products which facilitate you the managing of BTL-file. These software are independent of the CNC-Machine you use.

 

BTL Viewer

BTL Editor

BTL-Splitter

WoodPecker

BTL Processings Convertor

Multilingual (EN, DE, FR, IT, SP, RU, CZ)

X

X

X

X

X

Visualising BTL-file (version 10.0 to 10.6)

X

X

X

X

X

Checking BTL-file compliance

X

X

X

X

X

Editing Parts and Processings

X

X

X

X

X

Adding/Deleting Parts and Processings

X

X

X

X

X

Creating Nesting (Rawpart)

X

X

X

X

X

Saving a BTL-file in Version 10.6

X

X

X

X

Splitting house in several walls

X

X

Converter RHINO/GRASSHOPER to BTL-file

X

090 Planing: split multilateral planning into individual CF's.

X

040 Drilling: copy drilling to opposite reference side

X

Outline: convert PROCESS=No to PROCESS=YES

X

037 Block House Half Lap 037: convert into Lap Joint 030

X

030 Lap Joint with P13>0: convert into Lap Joint+ Bird mouth 020

X

011 Double cut: convert convex 011 into 2 cuts

X

104: round arch: convert round arch into contour 250

X

039: pocket: convert pocket into lap joint 030

X

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199 €

199 €

 

 

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2.  BTL-Viewer

The BTL-viewer is developed by Lignocam and offered for free to the users on the internet page of http://design2machine.com/btl/viewer.html. There you find also the description of the BTL format as PDF file.

 

After downloading, use the BTL-files samples to visualize the whole project as example:

 

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3.  BTL-Editor

The BTL-Editor is the BTL-viewer with the possibility to save a BTL-file in the BTL-version 10.6.

 

Function/Spécifications

 

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Multilingual (EN, DE, FR, IT, SP, RU, CZ)

Coming soon : chinese.

Visualising BTL-file (version 10.0 to 10.6)

Project, Parts and Processings. PREFABRICATION is included.

Checking BTL-file compliance

Check the compliance of the BTL-file, replace the wrong values if possible and return a txt report.

Editing Parts and Processings

Most of the parameter can be modified and saved as a BTL-file 10.6.

Adding/Deleting Parts and Processings

Free to add a part and/or an individual processing.

Creating Nesting (Rawpart)

Create a Nesting (RAWPART) of parts or panels. PREFABRICATION is also done with RAWPART.

Saving a BTL-file

Save the project and the modification as a BTL-file 10.6

 

·         Software download on www.lignocam.com.

·         Hotline (see below).

·         Updates on www.design2machine.com

·         Upgrades not included.

 

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4.  BTL-Splitter

The BTL-Splitter is the BTL-editor with the possibility to split a BTL-file PREFABRICATION (House) in individual BTL-files (Walls).

 

Function/Spécifications

 

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Multilingual (EN, DE, FR, IT, SP, RU, CZ)

Coming soon : chinese.

Visualising BTL-file (version 10.0 to 10.6)

Project, Parts and Processings. PREFABRICATION is included.

Checking BTL-file compliance

Check the compliance of the BTL-file, replace the wrong values if possible and return a txt report.

Editing Parts and Processings

Most of the parameter can be modified and saved as a BTL-file 10.6.

Adding/Deleting Parts and Processings

Free to add a part and/or an individual processing.

Creating Nesting (Rawpart)

Create a Nesting (RAWPART) of parts or panels. PREFABRICATION is also done with RAWPART.

Saving a BTL-file

Save the project and the modification as a BTL-file 10.6

Splitting house in several walls

A BTL-file with Index PREFABICATION contains a house with 4 walls described with Rawparts. The splitting option will create 4 BTL-files for the 4 walls of this house.

 

·         Software download on www.lignocam.com.

·         Hotline (see below).

·         Updates on www.design2machine.com

·         Upgrades not included.

 

PS: in order to test this option, do not hesitate to send us your BTL-file PREFABRICATION and we will send you back the BTL-files.


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5.  Woodpecker

 

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Woodpecker is a plug-in for Grasshopper that enables users to extend their parametric models seamlessly into fabrication. It offers a number of GH components that can turn input geometry into fabrication data in BTL format.

 



Function/Spécifications

 

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Multilingual (EN, DE, FR, IT, SP, RU, CZ)

Coming soon : chinese.

Visualising BTL-file (version 10.0 to 10.6)

Project, Parts and Processings. PREFABRICATION is included.

Checking BTL-file compliance

Check the compliance of the BTL-file, replace the wrong values if possible and return a txt report.

Editing Parts and Processings

Most of the parameter can be modified and saved as a BTL-file 10.6.

Adding/Deleting Parts and Processings

Free to add a part and/or an individual processing.

Creating Nesting (Rawpart)

Create a Nesting (RAWPART) of parts or panels. PREFABRICATION is also done with RAWPART.

Saving a BTL-file

Save the project and the modification as a BTL-file 10.6

Converter RHINO/GRASSHOPER to BTL-file

The following Processing and Attributs can be turn into BTL:

Project

 

Part

Includes Outline and Aperture

Cut

Processing 010

Slot

Processing 016

Pocket

Processing 039

Drilling

Processing 040

Triangle cut

Processing 120

Contour

Processing 250. Includes ASSOCIATED CONTOUR

 

 

·         Software download on www.lignocam.com.

·         Hotline (see below).

·         Updates on www.design2machine.com

·         Upgrades not included.

 

PS: trial version 10 days is available


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6.  BTL-Processings Convertor

The BTL-processings convertor is the BTL-viewer with possibilities to save a BTL-file and to convert some processing into other. The file is saved in the last Version BTL 10.6.

 

Function/Spécifications

 

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Multilingual (EN, DE, FR, IT, SP, RU, CZ)

Coming soon : chinese.

Visualising BTL-file (version 10.0 to 10.6)

Project, Parts and Processings. PREFABRICATION is included.

Checking BTL-file compliance

Check the compliance of the BTL-file, replace the wrong values if possible and return a txt report.

Editing Parts and Processings

Most of the parameter can be modified and saved as a BTL-file 10.6.

Adding/Deleting Parts and Processings

Free to add a part and/or an individual processing.

Creating Nesting (Rawpart)

Create a Nesting (RAWPART) of parts or panels. PREFABRICATION is also done with RAWPART.

Saving a BTL-file

Save the project and the modification as a BTL-file 10.6

 

Processkey

Designation

Feature description

Input/output

Conditions, remarqs

 

 

 

Input

Output

 

090

Planing

dissolve multilateral planing into individual CF's.

4-090-1: P04=15

4-090-1: P04=1
4-090-1: P04=2
4-090-1: P04=4
4-090-1: P04=8

 

040

Drilling

copy drilling to other reference side.

4-040-3

4-040-1

 

Outline

Outline

Attribut PROCESS=YES.

 

PROCESS=NO

 

PROCESS=YES

 

 

037

Block house half lap

convert block house into lap joint.

 

4-037-1

4-030-1

4-030-2

4-030-3

4-030-4

P16=P17=P18 must be = 0

030

Lap joint

convert lap-joint into lap-joint + bird mouth

3/4-030-1: P13 > 0

3/4-030-1: P13=0

3/4-020-1

Only available fi P13 > 0

011

Double cut

convert  double cut convex into 2 cuts.

1-011-1

1-010-1

1-010-1

 

104

Round Arch

convert round arch into contour

4-104-1

4-0250-1

 

039

Pocket

convert pocket into lap-joint

 

4-039-4

4-030-4

Refer to the conditions bellow

 


 

 

 

Conditions to convert Pocket to Lap Joint

Pocket (P07=0, P08=0) -> Lap Joint: Pocket Parameters  P07 must = 0 and P08  must = 0.

 

 

Pocket (P06=0, P07=0) -> Lap Joint: Pocket Parameters  P06 must = 0 and  P07 must = 0 and P10 must = 90. The points A and B of the pocket must be inside of the reference-side.

                                          

 

 

PS: You need something else? Do not hesitate to ask! We are interested in developping the convert options.


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7.  Software / Hardware configuration

 

Software / Hardware

Specification

Remarks

 

Operating system (OS)

 

PC with minimum windows 7.

All OS must have the last service pack and updates.

Other Sftware

MSXML v4.0 SP2 or newest

Can be downloaded free by Microsoft.

Team-viewer

Included.

 

Graphics card

ATI -> FireGL or Nvidia ->series QuadroFX.

To be sure of the compatibility, please check your graphics card by :

http://developer.techsoft3d.com/hoops/hoops-visualize/graphics-cards/

 

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8.  Hotline

By e-mail or phone.

Office opening hours, Monday-Friday: 08:00-12:00/13:30-17:00 European time (Bern).

Phone: +41 21 943 71 05 / +41 21 943 71 06

 

e-mail: hotline-en@lignocam.com

 

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