Welds - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

20.1 (2020 R1)


MAINSIZE - Main Size

Specifies the main sizes for the component.

THK - Thickness

Specifies the thickness of a weld.

TYPE - Type

This field is not used for welds, but remains in the Spec Editor for database formatting purposes.

WEIGHT - Weight

Specifies the weight for the component.

PENETRATION - Penetration

Specifies the penetration value of the weld.

REINFORCEMENTOUTSIDE - Reinforcement Outside

Specifies the outside reinforcement of the weld.

USER_PART_NUMBER - User Part Number

Enables you to specify unique part numbers for each individual component. To insert the USER_PART_NUMBER field, right-click the data table, and then select Add User Part Number Column. You can also accomplish this by double-clicking Custom Data in the Properties pane and creating the USER_PART_NUMBER field exactly as it appears here. If you do not need the USER_PART_NUMBER column, click Cancel.

Custom Data

Enables you to input fields using the New Field Dialog Box. You can access the custom data fields in CADWorx Plant through the Component Edit dialog box. For more information, see Component Custom Data Dialog Box and Local Edit in the CADWorx Plant Users Guide.

Picture Description

Displays an image of the component.

Listed below are the types of components available for selection in the table. Images are provided when available.

For custom pipe supports, user shapes, and custom topworks, the Picture Description displays Image Path. The software allows you to browse for a .png or .gif drawing, and then displays the drawing below the Image Path under Picture Description.


1. Thickness