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Happy Update Day: Plant 3D

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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 your Autodesk Account at and go to Product Updates under Products and Services. For any questions or help with …

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Nozzles selection for custom equipment scripts

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The #bestplant3dreseller here again with some information on customizing the default nozzle for equipment. This is an advanced Plant 3d configuration topic, and it can be used with a variety of equipment types including custom python equipment. Let’s examine the Centrifugal pump.peqx file You’ll need 7-Zip, and once you right-click …

Showing End Types on Spec-Driven P&IDs in Plant 3D

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A question came in today about how to show end types when using spec-driven P&IDs with AutoCAD Plant 3D. Let’s run through the settings to configure the project and show how the spec-driven P&IDs work. We’ll use the following outline as a guide: Configure Project Settings Draw Components Select optional …

The New Face of Plant Prefabrication

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In the Bluebeam/StrXur video titled Building Better, Faster with Plant Prefab, the art of prefabricated buildings gets a breath of new life. Steve Glenn, CEO of Plant Prefab, explains that modular construction cuts overall building time in half. Site work and construction happen concurrently. Under traditional site-based construction, site work …