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Paul-s
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Duct fitting question

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01-22-2013 08:54 AM

Hi,

 

How would you draw this? What fittings do you use?duct fitting.png

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cwclose
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Re: Duct fitting question

01-22-2013 11:22 AM in reply to: Paul-s

Depends if you're interested in the Revit systems aspect, but to model that you could use an in-place sweep family to create the top elbow (setting the category to duct fittings and adding a connector to the end) and another in-place family for the straight fitting with a normal transition duct fitting at the end of it.  (See Revit screenshot)Capture.JPG

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Sandleaz
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Re: Duct fitting question

01-22-2013 11:58 AM in reply to: Paul-s

How would you draw this? What fittings do you use?

 

I start with big purple R --> new -> family and categorize it as a duct fitting (multi-port).  Then I model it.  I never use in-place families.    

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Paul-s
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Re: Duct fitting question

01-22-2013 12:18 PM in reply to: Paul-s

Ahh..So thats how you do it. I was going crazy looking for duct fittings. Thank you guys!

 

Cwclose. if the file is not too big. can you please attached that model so that I can study it.

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cwclose
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Re: Duct fitting question

01-23-2013 06:34 AM in reply to: Paul-s

The file is too big for the Autodesk discussion groups.  I can send you the file via email or ftp.  That said, I agree with Sandleaz, if you can use a regular duct fitting family vs. in-place--do so.  However, if you're only needing the geometry (as is the objective of many MEP design and construction firms) and you aren't using the air flow data then modeling in-place might be quicker for unique circumstaces.  HTH

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kyuen
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Re: Duct fitting question

04-03-2013 08:08 AM in reply to: Paul-s

I am looking for this fitting also, can you send email to me also.

 

thank you.

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dbrown-uskh
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Re: Duct fitting question

10-28-2013 02:13 PM in reply to: Paul-s

please send the duct file also  thanks

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