Author Archives: Kaleb Flowers

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May 10, 2022

Project Templates – An Introduction

Taking the time to set up a project template can seem like a waste of time to some people. But if you consider how much time is lost, how many ...

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April 5, 2022

Valves in the Plant 3D Spec Editor

Business Outcome There’s no way around it, creating Pipe Specs in Plant 3D is tedious and time consuming. Creating a Valve Catalog is no exception. If anything, it adds extra ...

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March 30, 2022

Auxalia PlantExpressTools Off-Page Connector Manager

Business Outcome Out of the box Plant 3D allows you to place off-page connectors on your P&IDs with ease. They are formatted to acquire the Service and the PID number ...

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March 23, 2022

Syncing Everything Else in Plant 3D with 360 Sync

Business Outcome The Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC) has proven to be a valuable tool for customers around the world, especially when it comes to working remotely or even in multiple ...

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March 9, 2022

Backing Up and Restoring Projects

Business Outcome Having and regularly testing backup procedures should always be a vital step in project workflows. Unexpected problems arise, such as power losses or network outages, but having a ...

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February 17, 2022

Building Assemblies to Simplify P&ID Design

Business Outcome During PID creation, repetitive tasks can drain project hours and budget. This can be circumvented by pre-building assemblies, skids and package units. This not only saves time and ...

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February 1, 2022

Monitoring Spec Changes with Power BI

Business Outcome A common occurrence within plant projects is spec revisions. Sure, a quick spec update can ensure that you are using the latest version of the Pipe Spec, however, ...

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January 25, 2022

Plant Innovation: Automating Navisworks Publishing

Business Outcome Automation can not only be a time saver for repetitive tasks, but it could also save money through your project, even future projects. Throughout the design process, clients ...

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December 14, 2021

Plant Innovation: Custom Properties in Navisworks

Using Navisworks Appearance Profiler selection sets as a visual way to close the gap between design, purchasing and installation can be a time saver. It is a valuable tool for ...

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May 4, 2021

Migrating Shared Content to Plant 3D 2022

In Plant 3D 2022 the shared content folder has changed by moving some files to the install folder instead of being in the shared content folder. These files are not ...

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September 15, 2020

Happy Update Day: Plant 3D

As of September 13, 2020, a new AutoCAD Plant 3D 2021 update is available: Plant 3D 2021.0.1.  It’s a welcome surprise for Monday morning. To update Plant 3D 2021, visit ...

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September 16, 2019

Best Plant 3d Reseller: Configuring Fixed Length Pipe for Socket Weld and Threaded Piping

Fixed length pipe is essential for creating an accurate Bill of Materials for your project. Typically, the pipe comes in 20’-0” lengths or sometimes 40’-0” length. So, to make it ...

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