Connect two pipes with a branch automatically - Intergraph Smart Isometrics - Help - Hexagon PPM

Intergraph Smart Isometrics Help

PPMProduct
Intergraph Smart Isometrics
PPMCategory_custom
Help
SPFVersion_custom
2019 (10.0)
Version_IConfig
6.0(2016)
Version_ISOGEN
13.0(2016)
Version_SPIso
7.0(2019)
Version_SPSplgn
9.0(2019)

Connect Branch Automatically allows you to join two pipes together with a branch element. However, the two pipes meet the following conditions:

  • Both pipes have open ends.

  • The pipes are perpendicular to each other, meaning that one pipe, if projected, intersects the other.

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  1. Click Select on the Edit toolbar. Alternatively, click Edit > Select.

  2. In the Detail window, select the main pipe and the branch pipe.

    Hold down CTRL while clicking to select multiple drawing items.

  3. Click Connect Branch Automatically on the Dimension toolbar.

    The software joins the two pipes with the appropriate branch element.

  • The branch element that the software creates (tee, olet, tap, and so on) is dependent upon the definition in the Branch Select table in the specification. For more information about the Branch Select table, see the Smart Isometrics Material Editor Help.

  • The software automatically applies the item code from the specification to which the current project is connected.

  • The software extends or shortens the pipes as necessary to accommodate the connection.

  • If the software is unable to compute the dimensions, you must dimension the pipeline manually.