Detailed Enhancement List

  CADWorx Equipment 2017
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2017 Changes & Enhancements
  • Compatibility with AutoCAD 2017.
  • You can specify Applicable Gaskets and Applicable Bolts on nozzles. The software then adds the selected gaskets and bolts between the nozzle and the flanges when you connect components to the nozzle in CADWorx Plant. For more information, see the Nozzle topics in the CADWorx Equipment User’s Guide and the Selection Codes in the CADWorx Specification Editor User's Guide.

  CADWorx Equipment 2016
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2016 Changes & Enhancements
  • Compatibility with AutoCAD 2016.
  • You can specify the directory for your equipment data files on a network or non-network location. Use the EquipmentLibraryDirectory variable in the CADWorx Equipment Setup dialog box to set a new location for your equipment data files.
  • You can manage specific configuration file variables through the CADWorx Equipment Setup dialog box. Local user preferences control any settings that the configuration file does not contain.

  CADWorx Equipment 2015
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2015 Changes & Enhancements
  • Compatibility with AutoCAD 2015.

  CADWorx Equipment 2014
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2014 Changes & Enhancements
  • You can input details for the bolts on a saddle.
  • Compatibility with AutoCAD 2014.

  CADWorx Equipment 2013 \ R1 \ R2
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2013 \ R1 \ R2 Changes & Enhancements
  • Compatibility with AutoCAD 2013.

  CADWorx Equipment
Description: View CADWorx Equipment 2012 to 2005 Changes & Enhancements

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2012:
     - Added support for AutoCAD 2012 (32 bit / 64 bit)

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2010:

·         Added insulation feature.

·         Added ANSI flanges look up table for Body Flange component.

·         Added capability to add a blind flange to the end of the nozzle component.

·         Added command EQUIPCG to calculate equipment Center of Gravity (CG)

·         Added option for Forged Vessel Connections (FVC) type nozzles.

·         Added support for AutoCAD 2011 (32 bit / 64 bit, AutoCAD 2010 (32 bit / 64 bit), AutoCAD 2009 (64 bit),  AutoCAD 2008 (64 bit)

·         Added support for Windows 7 (32 bit / 64 bit)

·         Updated stiffening ring insertion and orientation options.

·         Updated several issues with nozzle reinforcement pad not rotating with the overall Equipment rotation

 

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2009:

·         Added a user shape feature to allow for any type of component to be added to CADWorx Equipment.  User shapes are controlled by data files located in the ..\CADWorxEquipment\UserShape directory.  The user shape data file will list the names of the drawings to be used for the shape along with different properties to be displayed in the CADWorx Equipment grid.  User shapes can be added to CADWorx Equipment components similar to the nozzle component.

·         Added reinforcement pad feature to nozzle.  This option can be accessed from the Nozzle details dialog.

·         Added the option of attaching a nozzle onto another nozzle.

·         Added commands NSCHSETUP, NSCHSINGLE, and NSCHTOTAL for the creation of nozzle schedules.

·         Added the CADWorx Plant point and shoot UCS features to CADWorx Equipment:  The commands in CADWorx Equipment are:  EQUIPVIEWFLAT, EQUIPVIEWNORTH, EQUIPVIEWSOUTH, EQUIPVIEWEAST, EQUIPVIEWWEST, EQUIPUCSNEXT, EQUIP3P, EQUIPVIEWCLIP, EQUIPZOOMLOCK

·         Added the CADWorx Plant 2d representation features to CADWorx Equipment:  The commands in CADWorx Equipment are: EQUIP2DREP, EQUIP2DREPH

·         Added the CADWorx Plant tag insert and relocate features to CADWorx Equipment:  The commands in CADWorx Equipment are:  EQUIPTAGINSERT, EQUIPTAGRELOCATE

·         Updated the nozzle on horizontal cones to allow nozzle attachment flushed to the cone surface.

·         Updated the torispherical drawing routine. The center for the knuckle radius was modified to be based on the head inside diameter.

·         Updated reference line features to work with the user shape components.

·         Updated the placement of bar stiffening ring on eccentric cone.

·         Updated pump box component to allow negative insert location coordinates.

·         Updated the pump nozzle feature to allow placement along the impeller centerline.

·         Updated the double click feature to expand the correct component in the Equipment Palette when a nozzle on nozzle component is clicked.

·         Updated ring type joint weld neck (RTJWN) nozzle graphics to have a tapered hub.

 

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2008:

·         Added leg member selection to include pipe nominal/actual sizes.

·         Updated distance calculations when Reference Line mode is selected.

·         Updated platform component to allow same "start from" and "end from" values.

·         Updated nozzles on box placement allowing negative "distance" values.

·         Updated PVElite bi-directional to include all ANSI pipe sizes for leg component.

·         Updated the torispherical drawing routine. The center for the knuckle radius was modified to be based on the head inside diameter.

·         Updated the nozzle placement on horizontal cone to allow nozzle attachment to be flush with the cone surface.

·         Updated the nozzle placement on elliptical head to allow for connections closer to the edge of the head.

·         Synchronized the start angle and leg member rotation angle with PVElite bi-directional.

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2007:

  • Added nozzle extension feature to allow for elbow connections.
  • Added option to allow a zero value for inside diameter for the body flange component to create a blind flange.
  • Added capabilities to allow nozzle attachment to a blind flange.
  • Added flip option to welded flat head component.
  • Updated CADWorx Equipment main dialog to an AutoCAD palette style dialog.
  • Updated nozzle placement dialogs with an Apply button.  This allows for the nozzle placement to be updated in the AutoCAD window without closing the dialog.
  • Updated eccentric cone component to allow diameter change on either side of the cone.
  • Updated rotation angle calculations for lug components that have a top plate.
  • Updated insert location of nozzle that are at non zero lateral angles.
  • Updated raised face weld neck (RFWN) nozzle types graphics.
  • Updated the location of the head component when flip option is used
  • Updated PV Elite bi-directional interface to allow exporting of horizontal vessels with hollow option.
  • Updated the length of nozzle inside projection on cylinder component.
  • Updated the tool tip functionality to display information about CADWorx Piping, Steel, and HVAC components.
  • Updated the skirt component to allow a platform attachment.
  • Updated the platform to break hand rail for ladder entrance.
  • Updated the long weld neck flange nozzle calculations.  The nozzle outside projection can be set to less than "Flange Y" dimension from the data file.
  • Updated the gusset components so that there is no excess on the inside surface of connecting component.
  • Updated the PV Elite bi-directional for ANSI/Metric nozzle with the "actual" thickness basis.
  • Updated the PV Elite bi-directional to save the CADWorx Equipment "Hollow" setting.

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2006:

  • Added the rotation angle input field for lug component.
  • Added the rotation angle input field for gussets that are added to skirt component.
  • Added single gusset capability for skirt.
  • Updated leg, lug, body flange input grids to disable fields that are not available with current settings.
  • Updated platform and ladder placements.
  • Updated nozzle placement dialog to show only valid fields based on the component that the nozzle is attached to.
  • Updated nozzle placements options for cylinder, box, heads, and cone components

Items added or updated with CADWorx Equipment 2005:

  • Added a new box component.
  • Added reference line feature.
  • Added new nozzle placement options.
  • Added a feature to propagate diameter changes to all subsequent components.
  • Updated nozzle placement options.