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Gate Valve

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03-06-2012 01:18 AM



I am trying to insert a gate valve in to my project. I have loaded in the default Revit one and the size only goes to 150mm DIA! I need one that is 500 dia and maybe bigger. I thought the default one would be able to adjust to the pipe size like bends/tees can do. I don't want to have to draw a few different sizes of valves so id there any way I can amend the defualt one or change the look up table to make it bigger?


Also any good sites for downloading material?



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Re: Gate Valve

03-06-2012 02:07 AM in reply to: Happyunited123

Probably best way would be to create a type catalogue which incorporates the existing values and additional ones, unless you want to use manufacturer specific sizes/dims. If memory serves correctly, pipe accessories aren't related to lookup tables so that option won't work.


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Re: Gate Valve

03-06-2012 06:32 AM in reply to: Happyunited123

Nibco and Zurn also have some nice gate valve families on Autodesk Seek.


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