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zingero84
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Revit Duct Fittings Showing up 2" Larger Than Drawn

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12-05-2012 11:42 AM

All, 

 

I have a coordination model setup that links architectural, structural, electrical, hvac, plumbing, and fire protection.

 

The duct fittings are showing up as attached.  They won't shade the color even when forced and the elbows show up 2" larger around the perimeter.

 

I can't figure it out.  It's not insulation...

 

Anyone?

I'm assuming you are using 2012 or later

Strip the redundant insulation and lining extrusions out of the family and then reload into the models and test the coordination model.

Revit does display the elements in different orders. I found this in an older version when rendering ducts that had a 0 insulation value and different material values for the duct and the insulation. The ducts would show correctly but the fittings would show the insulation material

what i did was load the 2012 family fitting into the model, and overwrote the 2012 fitting family.

 

works completely fine now!

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kentw
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Re: Revit Duct Fittings Showing up 2" Larger Than Drawn

12-05-2012 02:48 PM in reply to: zingero84

There are a number of things that could be causing the issue, it would be easiest if you could please send the fitting *.rfa

 

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zingero84
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Re: Revit Duct Fittings Showing up 2" Larger Than Drawn

12-06-2012 04:02 AM in reply to: kentw

see attached

 

in addition, this only happens in linked models, not in the original hvac model.  in the oringal hvac model where the duct fitting family actually exists, it shows up correctly.

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julianjameson8403
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Re: Revit Duct Fittings Showing up 2" Larger Than Drawn

12-06-2012 08:45 AM in reply to: zingero84

I'm assuming you are using 2012 or later

Strip the redundant insulation and lining extrusions out of the family and then reload into the models and test the coordination model.

Revit does display the elements in different orders. I found this in an older version when rendering ducts that had a 0 insulation value and different material values for the duct and the insulation. The ducts would show correctly but the fittings would show the insulation material

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zingero84
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Re: Revit Duct Fittings Showing up 2" Larger Than Drawn

12-06-2012 11:02 AM in reply to: julianjameson8403

what i did was load the 2012 family fitting into the model, and overwrote the 2012 fitting family.

 

works completely fine now!

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