I have attached a drawing which has a pipe line route. On this route the pipe has some bends larger than 90 degrees.
For example I might have a pipe that falls 1:100 for 20 metres and then does a vertical rise. You can add a steam trap at the corner.
When I try and add the pipe to the route it won't go above 90 degrees, when I add in a 180 degree return it does not draw the bend at all.
Can this be done in Plant 3D
I have added in a 180 degree return to the spec, Therefore if the bend is larger than 96 degrees it will put it in using the line to pipe command but I can't find a way of getting it to work with a bends between 90 and 95 degrees. Picking point to point does not work.
We have cases where we have pipe going from the sump to a distribution box, we have a 3 degree fall on the line so it drains back to the sump, therefore when it goes into the box it has a 93 degree cutback elbow, I can't get it to work.
This is just pipework it si not that unusual and CadWorx does this without any problem.
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