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CADWorx® Plant Professional

CADWorx & Analysis Solutions is excited to announce the release of CADWorx Plant 2017 R1, offering the option to run on the AutoCAD or BricsCAD platform. A complete solution for the next generation of plant design and automation, this new release includes the most complete DWG file-based range of tools for effective plant design and offers unparalleled flexibility and collaboration.

By including the ability to choose the design platform, CADWorx continues to expand upon and provide powerful and adaptive tools that enable quick and easy creation of fully intelligent 3D plant models.

CADWorx Plant Professional includes the most complete range of tools for efficient plant design. The solution is easy to learn and has helped thousands of corporations create revenue-earning deliverables quicker and more accurately.

Helpful Links

CADWorx on BricsCAD FAQ
CADWorx Plant 2017 R1 Press Release
CADWorx Plant 2017 R1 Webinar
BricsCAD 30 day Trial
BricsCAD Forum
BricsCAD V17 for AutoCAD Users
Inside BricsCAD V17
Customizing BricsCAD V17
BricsCAD V17 Online User Guide

Enhanced Capabilities

Steel Professional
P&ID (Standard)
Design Review

Efficient Plant Design
CADWorx Plant Professional allows for quick and easy creation of fully intelligent 3D plant models. Because CADWorx models are AutoCAD or BricsCAD based, they offer unparalleled flexibility and collaboration.

Structural Steel and Equipment

Powerful and intuitive structural steel and equipment modeling capabilities are included to provide the most complete plant models.

Ducting and Cable Trays
In addition to steel and equipment modeling, HVAC ducting and cable tray routines are also built in. Square, rectangular, round and oval shapes, with transitions, are all available.

Change Size Change Spec 
Automated and intuitive routines make changing piping size and specification quick and easy.

Piping Specifications
Hundreds of ready-to-use specifications in metric and imperial formats are included that reference data files of over 60,000 parametrically-driven components.

Automatic isometrics can be produced from piping layouts or project databases. CADWorx Plant Professional includes ISOGEN for automatic isometric production. 

Collision Checking
CADWorx Plant Professional offers built-in clash detection. Collisions can be detected in the current model and also against any externally referenced files. Options allow clashes to be reported 'on-the-fly' or at any time during the design process.

Database Links
CADWorx Plant Professional allows users to create accurate, user-configurable bills of material in the most popular database formats. The optional live database links in CADWorx Plant Professional provide real-time design status and valuable information backup.

and P&ID Synchronization

When used in conjunction with  the live project database, CADWorx Plant Professional allows for intelligent component checking against project P&ID's that were created using CADWorx P&ID Professional. 

Walkthrough Capabilities

CADWorx Design Review is included for model review and true 3D design collaboration.

Links to Stress Analysis and Stress Isometrics

CADWorx Plant Professional has bi-directional links to CAESAR II®, the world’s most widely used stress analysis package.
CADWorx Plant Design Suite Overview
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