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MainLine

MainLine is a fast, easy to use software program for tracing and converting scanned art work into the graphics file format that is used by your engraver. Call us at 510-490-6890 for pricing and details.



>> Supported Input and Output File Formats

Features

  • Selectable compensation for cutter tip widths.
  • Automatic hatch fills.
  • Removal of unwanted vectors when "leading edge", "trailing edge" vector pairs are created due to thick lines being scanned.
  • Selectable centerline generation.
  • Removal of unwanted vectors when "leading edge", "trailing edge" vector pairs are created due to thick lines being scanned.
  • True view preview of machined graphic.
  • Extensive, easy to use bit-map and vector editing.
  • Full 32 bit processing, running in Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows NT.
  • Acquires images from scanners with 32 bit TWAIN interface, and accepts inputs in popular bit-map formats.
  • Produces optimized outputs in popular vector formats.


    Conversion Options

    Outline Trace and Edit

    Selective trace of image outlines for curve and angle recognition to adjust for various qualities of scanned artwork.

    Correct trace by adding, deleting and moving points.

    Generate Cutter Path

    True (tool compensated) cutter path generated from outline trace.

    Editing options available for cutter path.

    Generate Fill Pattern

    Fill patterns generated according to given tool size, or as specified by user.

    Fill offset independent of outline cutter path is based upon outline trace.

    Editing options available for fill pattern.

     

     
     
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