AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

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On/Off valves

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03-12-2010 01:40 AM

I want to add some valve's to the catalogs but I don't know how to do this.
Can someone tell me how to do this.
Attached you find the valve I need for this project.


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Re: On/Off valves

03-12-2010 08:13 PM in reply to: arjan.gorinseké

In the catalogue editor you could copy an existing valve to create a new valve, modify the size, dimensions etc to have the correct face to face dimensions and end conditions. However the ability to modify the valve operators are limited in the current release. After placing in the model you have an option to alter the operator shape and size using the property palette, again limited choices. Alternative is not use some AutoCAD solids to represent the operators.

You also have an option to place a custom component directly in the model and key in the dimensions at the time of placement.

Siva (Autodesk Singapore)

Siva Thankappan
Technical Sales, Plant Solutions, Asia Pacific
Autodesk Singapore
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