COVERmat is an application designed to help you speed up the design of a wood-plastic composite or wooden floors.
Its a CAD application that helps you graphically plan out the layout and design of the floors you want to cover and then generates the extracts for the materials that are needed.
COVERmat displays a user-friendly interface but it’s controls are a bit different from other similar applications so it takes you a couple of minutes to get the hang of it. Exploring the application’s features, you quickly get to see that it allows you to define materials, create the actual layout plan for the floor and then displays the shapes and sizes of the required flooring segments.
Drawing the actual plans is an easy task as the application only uses a polygonal line tool to create the contours that you need. This though attracts attention to the fact that COVERmat can only process shapes that have straight lines, you can’t add circles or ellipses to your design but that shouldn’t be a deal breaker since very few floors have round edges.
With COVERmat, the material tiles that you define can be placed at custom angles if you want to create a certain pattern and you can also adjust the longitudinal and edge joint dimensions, along with the transverse shift. The elements that make up the floor are automatically rearranged and place at exact distances between them.
The shapes that you draw and fill with textures are not locked after you finish editing them. Any of them can be manipulated and resized by simply pulling the corners. Every change you make, is automatically updated in the cutting section of the application which offers you a view of the shape for each board that goes into the floor.
In closing, COVERmat is by all means a handy tool that can certainly reduce the time it takes you to design a floor plan and view the amount of material that is required which in turn translates to a cost effective process.
COVERmat is a software solution for graphical planning of coverings like a WPC or wooden terrace, a tiled floor or a facade of wood or metal.
Simple or complex bases can be equipped with one or more materials. Patterns can be generated by adjusting various parameters. The result is a corresponding parts list. If base sizes for the corresponding material are specified, a cutting optimization can be processed. The result is presented graphically.
WPC or wooden planks for example are usually offered by manufacturers in unit sizes (for example 6, 5, 4 or 3 meters). Therefore, if you plan a wooden terrace, the determination of material requirements is costly. It is necessary to determine which and how many wooden planks should be ordered.
Of course due to the high material cost the waste is to hold as low as possible. For example, it makes sense to cut two 2.5-meter-long pieces from the 5 meter board, as it to use two 3-meter boards and thus wasting 1 meter material.
With COVERmat you can plan the base of the terrace as well as their covering with wooden floorboards graphically. As the result you get the required material and a detailed cutting plan.
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