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Navisworks Data Exporter

Naviswork Plugin, tools to extract navisworks model hierarchy and model attribute. Used to ease material take off done by manually when only have the navis NWD neither native file such as RVM file from PDMS or S3D Review.

3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter

3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter is the tool that serves to convert 3D models from AutoCAD software into the PDMS software.

There are several ways to convert from 3D AutoCAD to 3D PDMS, can use software by AVEVA also, MEI (Mechanical Equipment Interface) please refer  Import STP ( STEP – File) into Pdms.

3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter can convert from 3D solid AutoCAD into Extrusion Primitive PDMS.

Guide to intall the trial version : http://www.pdmsid.com/get-the-trial-version-of-3d-autocad-to-pdms-converter/

Here’s how to use 3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter :

1. Download macros on the download button below, extract the zip file and save the file 3dCAD2PDMS.VLX, please click How To Download  How To Download as support for downloading files.

2. Open the AutoCAD program and open 3D DWG files to be converted to 3D PDMS.

3. Drag and drop files 3dCAD2PDMS.VLX on the command line. By typing commands 3DTOPDMS in AutoCAD it will show a menu of 3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter.

3D AutoCAD to PDMS Converter

4. Select the Output File locations which there is a location of PDMS macro result file.

5. Select the conversion quality, High or Low.

6. Click the Convert button to start conversion from 3D solid AutoCAD to a PDMS macro file.

7. Open the PDMS program, and place the CE in ZONE or member of ZONE.

8. Drag & drop files macro conversion results into the PDMS command line, or by typing the command $M /LokasiFile.

Here’s an example of the 3D AutoCAD to PDMS result :

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Please go to the page ( PDMS macro download ) to get AVEVA PDMS Macro and others PDMS tools in order to optimize your PDMS jobs.

Please write your request in the comments on the page Request to request of PDMS macro or PDMS tutorial.

Enter the discount code 40PERSEN to get 40% discount.

Licenses can only be run on one device and license duration is unlimited.

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Generate ID and email to admin@pdmsid.com to try this macro.

Create New SKEY from AutoCAD 2D to PDMS Draft

How to create a new SKEY using AutoCAD 2D and transferred to PDMS Draft? by using this tool, you will be easy to convert 2D AutoCAD to PDMS Isodraft Symbol Template.

Here’s how to use the tool New SKEY from 2D AutoCAD to PDMS Draft:

1. Open AutoCAD and load ISYMB_CAD2PDMS.VLX in AutoCAD, file can download via download button below.

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– Tools >> Load Application…

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2. Setting before create SKEY Symbols in AutoCAD.

Type command DDPTYPE,

Change Pointer Size value 1 and select Set Size in Absolute Units.

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3.  AutoCAD commands that used :

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ISOSYM_ARRIVE: Make a point of arrival based on the flow of isometric drawings.

ISOSYM_LEAVE: Make the exit point based on the flow in isometric drawings.

ISOSYM_TEE: Creating a branching point if a component has more than one point of exit / entry.

ISOSYM_SPINDLE: Make a point where it will be described in the Spindle symbol isometric drawings if needed.

ISOSYMB_PDMS: Generate a file from AutoCAD drawings and ready to be transferred to the PDMS Draft.

4. Create SKEY symbols using AutoCAD.

– Draw a SKEY symbols with AutocCAD object (LINE, CIRCLE, etc.), as an example is a Valve.

– Create ARRIVE, LEAVE (there should be) using the above command, add the TEE or SPINDLE if necessary.

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– Explode all objects, by typing X and select all objects that have been created.

5. Save the export to a file.

– Type command ISOSYMB_PDMS in AutoCAD.

– Select all the objects that have been created in AutoCAD, including Leave, Arrive, Tees and Spindle symbols.

– Type name of symbol.

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– Enter the file name and stored in the directory.

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6. Load the export results file into PDMS Draft.

Drag and drop the files into PDMS Draft,

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Open these articles for reference Create New SKEY for Isometric Drawing in PDMS DRAFT dan Using Custom SKEY in PDMS Isometric Drawing.

Please go to the page ( PDMS macro download ) to get AVEVA PDMS Macro and others PDMS tools in order to optimize your PDMS jobs.

Please write your request in the comments on the page Request to request of PDMS macro or PDMS tutorial.