Create a 16-Pair Cable - Intergraph Smart Instrumentation - Training - Intergraph Process, Power & Marine Documentation

Intergraph Smart Instrumentation Tutorial

Intergraph Smart Instrumentation
2018 (12.0)

You will now create a multi-pair cable for your junction box.

  1. In the Reference Explorer, right-click the Cables folder and then on the shortcut menu, click New > Cable.

  2. On the Cable Configuration dialog box, click New to open the New Cable Configuration dialog box.

  3. Type 16 as the total number of sets.

  4. Select PAIR W/SHIELD from the Default cable set type list and click OK to return to the Cable Configuration dialog box.

  5. In the Cable Configuration field, type 16 PAIR W/SHIELD.

  6. Under Description, type 16-Pair Reference Cable.

  7. Under the Cable Set column, type Pr 1 for the first cable set.

  8. Continue to number the pairs (Pr 2, Pr 3, and so forth) for all 16 cable sets.

    You can use the standard Windows shortcut keys CTRL+C and CTRL+V to save time when creating the values Pr 1, Pr 2, Pr 3 and so forth.

  9. To type data for every cable set, do the following (as shown):

    1. Select cable set Pr 16.

    2. Under the Cable set wire details group box, enter the wire tag, the wire color, and the polarity.

    3. Under Copy to all sets of current type, clear the Exclude wire tags check box to copy the wire tag values for each cable set.

    4. Click Apply.

      As shown above, the software copies the wire color, wire type, and polarity data to all the other sets.

  10. Click Save.

  11. Click Create.

  12. In Cable Properties dialog box, under Cable, type 16 PAIRS WITH I/S.

  13. Click OK to close the Cable Properties dialog box.