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brian.breslin
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CABLE BASKET

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01-29-2013 03:19 AM

Can we please have some cable basket families.

 

Just had engineers complaining we dont have any.

 

Containment is quite limited in 2013, is better than 2011 obviously but still a ways to go.

 

Just using tray and calling it basket is not good enough, basket has curved bends and a wire mesh not 45 angled bends and not metal plate.

You may have to model them and create the Families yourself. If needed, perhaps this Revit MEP Families Guide may help.

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01-29-2013 01:33 PM in reply to: brian.breslin

Try searching on Autodesk Seek or visiting a manufacturer's website and see if they have any Revit families for download.

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Re: CABLE BASKET

01-30-2013 05:38 AM in reply to: brian.breslin
I Should have thought of that tbh. Brian Breslin Eng.Tech LCIBSE CAD Manager Wallace Whittle The Venlaw Building, 349 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4AA Tel: +44 (0)141 221 9866 Fax: +44 (0)141 221 6088 E-mail: Brian.Breslin@wallacewhittle.com Web: http://www.wallacewhittle.com Wallace Whittle is a trading name of TUV SUD Ltd, registered in Scotland. Registration Number: SC215164 Registered Office: Scottish Enterprise Technology Park, East Kilbride, GLASGOW G75 0QF. P Help cut carbon... please don't print this email unless you really need to This message, together with any attachments, is confidential and may also contain legally protected information. If you are not the addressee or an intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, review, distribution or copying of this message or attachments is strictly prohibited. Please notify the sender immediately by email and delete this message and any attachments from your system.
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brian.breslin
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Re: CABLE BASKET

01-31-2013 04:30 AM in reply to: brian.breslin

Nope cant find a decent working family. found basket but it is just a dumb block type family.

 

Also need cable traunking & Busbar trunking

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01-31-2013 05:39 AM in reply to: brian.breslin

You may have to model them and create the Families yourself. If needed, perhaps this Revit MEP Families Guide may help.

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Re: CABLE BASKET

01-31-2013 05:45 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

Ha. wish I had the time.

 

I will ask some engineers to see if any UK manufacturers are doing it.

 

Some are now coming on board wih other plant. so hopefully somebody will be.

 

 

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