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About Saravanan

Saravanan Padmanabha Pillai , a mechanical engineer by profession is working as a Technical Consultant with ImageGrafix Software FZCO, Dubai. Having 10 years’ of experience & Hands on BIM/plant Projects, Projects implementation, Technical Support, content creation, & Training for CAD Products

Orthogen For CADWorx 10.2 Released

Hot Fix Release Announcement

Now Orthogen Supports CADWorx Structure 2017 R1

Hexagon PPM support has posted Orthogen_Update_10.02.00.5615.zip for Orthogen Version 10.2. This Hot Fix is now available for download from Hexagon PPM’s Customer Response System. Further information about what is contained in this Hot Fix is available in the Readme File link shown in the download description on the Service Packs and Fixes page.

To access this Hot Fix, please follow the steps below:

  1. Logon to Hexagon PPM’s Customer Response System at https://smartsupport.intergraph.com.
  2. Select the View Downloads tab.
  3. Select Orthogen.
  4. Select Service Packs and Fixes.
  5. Select the download icon or the file link of the Hot Fix.

If you have trouble accessing this Hot Fix or need further information, please file a Service Request for Orthogen 10.2, and an analyst will be happy to assist you.

Thank You for being a Hexagon PPM customer!

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CADWorx Command of the Month Apply Trimmed Elbow Rule

In CADWorx Plant if design need the Custom or nonstandard Angle elbow, there is an option in Piping rule to Enable the Trimmed Elbow while routing.

Go to CADWorx Plant Setup > Piping Rules > Select pulldown menu in “
Apply Trimmed Elbow Rule



By Default, the value would be “No”



Available options: No or Automatic

Places trimmed buttweld elbows in the drawing when using ROUTE.

No: Does not allow for trimmed buttweld elbows.

Automatic: Router allows for trimmed buttweld elbows.



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CADWORX INTERFACE WITH REVIT BIM COMPLIANCE MODEL

In CADWorx Plant Professional 2017 R1 is capable to produce the IFC (Industry Foundation class) file as BIM Output for Piping, equipment and Structure & you can create IFC mapping to support BIM Revit software or which BIM software is used in your project.

Benefits of this feature:

In Revit / BIM Software are not able to produce the Isometric, Spool drawings & Output for CAESAR II Pipe Stress analysis, so using the CADWorx Plant professional we can produce Specification based 3D model, Piping GA, Isometric, Spool drawings, Output for CAESAR II Pipe Stress analysis & 3D model of Piping, equipment and Structure can bring inside in Revit / BIM Software as an intelligent 3D Model with the help of IFC file interface.

Please find the below Procedure to export CADWorx models into BIM Output IFC format.

Step1

Open CADWorx Design Review 2017 R1 and open the main Assembly file or all the X-REF files

Step2

Go to Save As and select IFC file type to save the IFC file

If you want to Configure your IFC file depends on the BIM Software, please click the IFC Configs

CADWORX Model in Revit Software

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CAESAR II LEARN ASME B31J THE IMPROVED METHOD FOR i k CALCULATION

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CADWORX PLANT 2017 R1 SERVICE PACK 1 IS AVAILABLE

Service Pack Release Announcement

Hexagon PPM support has posted CADWorxPlant_2017_R1_SP1.zip for CADWorx Plant Version 2017 R1. This Service Pack is now available for download from Hexagon PPM’s Customer Response System. Further information about what is contained in this Service Pack is available in the Readme File link shown in the download description on the Service Packs and Fixes page.

To access this Service Pack, please follow the steps below:

  1. Logon to Hexagon PPM’s Customer Response System at https://smartsupport.intergraph.com.
  2. Select the View Downloads tab.
  3. Select CADWorx Plant.
  4. Select Service Packs and Fixes.
  5. Select the download icon or the file link of the Service Pack.

If you have trouble accessing this Service Pack or need further information, please file a Service Request for CADWorx Plant 2017 R1, and an analyst will be happy to assist you.

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CADWorx 2017 R1 is now available

This is a very exciting time. The announcement is out – CADWorx 2017 R1 is now available! We are of course excited with each new release of CADWorx, however 2017 R1 stands out and accomplishes a major new milestone never before delivered.

Interest in seeing CADWorx run on additional platforms is nothing new. However the value of offering this is greater now than ever before in light of persistent economic pressures to lower costs, combined with the continued need for perpetual CAD platform licensing options.

We have heard your calls, and with CADWorx 2017 R1 we have dedicated significant development to deliver what you have been asking for. With CADWorx 2017 R1 and going forward you now have the choice of running either on AutoCAD as previously or on BricsCAD. With the 2017 R1 release CADWorx Plant, Equipment, P&ID, IP, and Structure each offer full functionality on either the BricsCAD Pro or BricsCAD Platinum new platforms.

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SERVICE PACK 3 RELEASED FOR CADWORX PLANT PROFESSIONAL 2016

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Service Pack Release Announcement

Intergraph Process, Power & Marine support has posted CADWorx Plant 2016 SP3 (16.00.03.0032) (CADWorxPlant_2016_SP3.zip) for CADWorx Plant Version 2016. This Service Pack is now available for download from Intergraph’s Customer Response System. Further information about what is contained in this Service Pack is available in the Readme File link shown in the download description on the Service Packs and Fixes page.

To access this Service Pack, please follow the steps below:

  1. Logon to Intergraph’s Customer Response System at https://smartsupport.intergraph.com.
  2. Select the View Downloads tab.
  3. Select CADWorx Plant.
  4. Select Service Packs and Fixes.
  5. Select the download icon or the file link of the Service Pack.

If you have trouble accessing this Service Pack or need further information, please file a Service Request for CADWorx Plant 2016, and an analyst will be happy to assist you.

Thank You for being an Intergraph customer!

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