AutoCAD Plant 3D: Extension 1 & 2

March 21, 2014 By Paul Sills Leave a comment

Autodesk released AutoCAD Plant 3D Extension 1 on July 11, 2013 and Extension 2 on November 27, 2013 on the subscription website. These extensions fix various issues and features.

Extension 1 adds the following functionality:

  • Bill of Material on orthographic drawings (plans and sections)
  • Weight and Center of Gravity calculations
  • Project level control over Isometric Advanced options

These improvements are associated to the isometrics:

  • Better annotation and dimension layout
  • New Fitting to Fitting theme to help reduce unnecessary dimensions
  • Gap lines when crossing to improve readability.
  • Weight on Isometric BOM
  • Insulation graphics on isometrics improvements
  • Support for flanged pipe and lined pipe
  • Cut lengths for stub ins corrected
  • Numerous minor bug fixes

Extension 2 adds the following functionality:

  • Fixed Length Pipe modeling
  • Revised modeling for stub ins with correct cut lengths
  • Revised P&ID assign tag dialog
  • Improved performance for P&ID Off Page connectors

Tagged with Subscription, Civil 3D, AutoCAD, Manufacturing, Extension, Autodesk, P&ID

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