Insert piping components on equipment containing selection codes - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

20.1 (2020 R1)
  1. Open CADWorx Plant.

  2. Click New, select a template, and then click Open.

  3. Set a southeast isometric view.

  4. Type XREF on the command line.

    The External References palette displays.

  5. Click Attach DWG .

    The Select Reference File dialog box displays.

  6. Navigate to the V-1016 drawing, and then click Open.

    The Attach External Reference dialog box displays.

  7. Clear the Specify On-screen check box under Insertion point, and then click OK.

    The equipment displays in the drawing.

  8. Click Setup .

  9. Click Configuration Settings.

  10. Select SpecificationDirectory, and then click the ellipsis .

  11. Navigate to [Product Folder]\Plant\Tutorial\Spec, and then click OK.

  12. Select Specification / Size.

  13. Click Browse.

  14. Select Tutorial_Inch.prj (Tutorial_Metric.prj)

  15. Click 150 (150 MM) in Specifications, and then click 4" (100) for main and 2" (50) for reduction.

  16. Click Piping Rules.

  17. Set Apply Gasket Insertion Rule and Apply Bolt Insertion Rule to Flanges Only.

  18. Set Apply Flange Insertion Rule to Show Options.

  19. Click Apply and Close.

  20. Zoom in on the nozzle on the vessel.

  21. Click Auto Route .

  22. Select the center on the nozzle.

    Piping displays in the 3D model attached to the nozzle.

  23. Type 2', and then press ENTER.

    The software prompts you to select a flange.

  24. Select [4"] FLG WELD NECK, 150LB, SCH STD, ASTM A105 Part A.

    The software inserts the flange adding the bolts and gaskets that match the values set in the flange and the equipment.

    If more than one gasket or bolt code matches, then the software places the first selection code listed in the Applicable Gaskets, and Applicable Bolts data.

    In the image below we set the equipment nozzle to accept the GAS_150A, and GAS_150B gaskets and the BLT_150, and BLT_150C bolts. In the Specification Editor, we set the Part A flange to accept the GAS_150, and GAS_150A, and the BLT_150, and BLT_150A.The software inserts the GAS_150A, which is the Part A gasket in the specification, and inserts the BLT_150, which is the Part B bolt from the specification.