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Plant 3D/Vault Isometric Drawing Deleted in Vault Client

Vault Maintenance

What if you accidentally delete your isometric drawing in Vault? How do you recover this situation? If you are working with Plant 3D and using Vault Pro or Workgroup for data and file management, you should know that all commands, regarding any Plant 3D project files, should be carried out within Plant 3D. Never move, …

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How to Perform Plant 3D BIM 360 Model Coordination

In this blog I discuss a technique for using BIM 360 to do model coordination between Plant 3D and Revit models. Exporting Revit to DWG BIM 360 Design can be used to create a collaborative environment to assess models from different platforms such as Revit and Plant 3D. First, all models need to be correctly …

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Plant Projects in BIM 360

In this blog I will detail how to work with Plant 3D projects in BIM 360 Design. Share a Plant Project to BIM 360 Design After or during the creation of a Plant 3D project, at any time, you can add the project to a BIM 360 Design project folder. Doing this will allow you …

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Display Metric Bolt Sizes in Mixed Metric Plant 3D Project Isometric BOM

Plant Model into Revit Header

How do you display metric bolt sizes when working with imperial pipe components in a Mixed Metric Plant 3D project? Standard bolts sizes in imperial catalogues such as ASME are shown in imperial but in some mixed metric projects, it may be required to use imperial pipe sizes with metric bolt sets. This blog will …

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Plant Industry Growing Pressures

Irrespective of whether you work in the oil & gas, food processing, utilities or waste management industry, the challenges and growing pressures for plant owners and operators are common. Increasing profitability and production efficiency in all of them is a common theme and solutions are needed to support strategic goals. Ultimately these industries combine facilities with …

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