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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 manage.autodesk.com 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 …