i-cut Production Console


New features

iPC 2.6 is packed with new features that help your take your production to the next level.

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iPC 2.6 supports Windows 11

Updated documentation and support connectivity for Windows 11. The supported operating systems are now: Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows 7.

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Kongsberg Connect HUB V1.0

With the Kongsberg Connect HUB IPC improves connectivity with 3rd party software providers. The HUB improves communication between IPC and other software: it functions as central working interface to and from iPC.

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Updated iPC job list
  • The iPC job queue, or job list, is split into active jobs and jobs that still need to go into production
  • History: iPC shows a second space where past jobs or job history can be viewed
  • Extra functionality where you can export the job history in the report has been added
  • The job history can be extracted into a report, and can be used by the order or finishing department
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Batch production update

Batch production (introduced in iPC 2.5) is a way to produce a number of different and mostly unprinted jobs in a sequence, without user intervention.

The files must be sent to a special batch submit folder with a production quantity and will be produced in the order sent to this specific folder.

Improvements

  • Accommodate robot customer with current batch production
  • Used ordered copies on job in batch
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On the fly estimation of open jobs

Estimation of jobs is now updated as soon as a modification is done in the Layer or Production tab, or to the job geometry.

The updated estimate is displayed in the open job as well as in the jobs list. This improvement makes it possible to see the impact of job modifications on the production time before producing the job.

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Print preview for JDF files

Print preview images for JDF jobs are now displayed when hovering over the cut preview image. This requires JDF files that contain print preview images.

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e-Learnings available in iPC

Interactive e-Learning courses have been added to the Help menu. The two courses that are available: "Getting started with iPC" and "How to work with tooling presets".

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iPC Prep Station (iPC standalone)

iPC Prep Station is a standalone version of iPC, it’s not connected to a Kongsberg cutting table. iPC Prep Station can be used for file and job preparation prior to the production process.

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Layout feature for iPC Flexo

The iPC Flexo license has been updated to include the Layout feature. iPC Flexo users can now create nested layouts containing multiple jobs using the feature available in the My Jobs queue.

Resources & Downloads

Free guide

5 ways to make money with a Kongsberg cutting table

Find out how you can use a Kongsberg cutting table to extend on your offerings and protect your margins.

5 ways to make money with a Kongsberg cutting table