Columbus™ Overview


Columbus™ Overview

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announces the release of Columbus version 1.7, a powerful CAD/CAM programming and nesting software optimised for plasma, oxy-fuel, laser and waterjet cutting.

This latest version 1.7 of Columbus offers many new features and updates to make programming easier and more efficient, improve material utilsation, increase productivity, and streamline workflow.


  • Fully automated batch order nesting, including using multiple machines, triggered manually or scheduled.
  • Recognise parts that are going to tilt automatically, avoiding torch collisions.
  • Production data calculation based on tool/process technology data
  • Improved UI by many features influenced by customer feedback


How to purchase Columbus™ Overview

We're as eager to put ESAB gear in your hands as you are to have it.  That's why we sell our products with distributors who'll give you the attention, support, and value you deserve.  Their expertise will make sure that you're as happy with the purchasing process as we know you'll be with your purchase itself.

To make things even easier, we've developed the online shopping list below.  As you browse our site, you'll be able to click on any product to have it added to this easy reference sheet.  And when you're done, you can send the list to yourself or print it out and bring it in to the distributor of your choice.

To find an ESAB distributor, just use the distributor locator tool featured on every page of our site.  Alternatively, you can call our support line at +361 382 1235 and we'll point you in the right direction.

Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Columbus™ Overview
Job Control 682048551
Automatic Nesting 682048552
Bevel Cutting 682048553
Plate Management 682048554
Database Interface 682048557
Job Wizard 682048566