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AutoCAD Plant 3D: How To Customize The Line Number To Match A Client Standard

AutoCAD Plant 3D: How To Customize The Line Number To Match A Client Standard

Brian Lister Greetings Readers, and welcome to another edition of Your Plant Buddy. Today’s blogger is Brian Lister. Brian is a Technical Account Manager with Autodesk and has been working at Autodesk since March 2012. Brian’s focus is in the Oil & Gas industry with many of his clients specializing in this field. Based out [...]

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Efficient Xref Management for AutoCAD Plant 3D

Efficient Xref Management for AutoCAD Plant 3D

Jarrod Mudford A successful 3D Model in AutoCAD Plant 3D relies on many efficient foundations. One of these foundations is Xref Management within your project. There is countless number of times that I come across projects that have a poorly managed xref system and the consequences from such a system can cause delays in your [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D: Editing Default Descriptions in Spec Editor

By on December 3, 2013 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, News, Your Plant Buddy with 0 Comments
AutoCAD Plant 3D: Editing Default Descriptions in Spec Editor

Hello readers! Today’s Blog, Face Plant with Ken, is here! How many of you edit the component catalogs so you can have the proper component descriptions? Well with the AutoCAD Plant 3D Spec Editor that is no longer necessary. You can create description styles that will globally update the component description inside your piping specification. [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D: What is a Good Model Size?

AutoCAD Plant 3D: What is a Good Model Size?

Good day readers! Thanks for coming to our blog regarding the use of AutoCAD’s Plant 3D Tools. Today’s topic will be model sizes! What is a good model size? Well there are plenty of factors that can affect your models beyond size, such as custom parts, inserted parts from programs like Autodesk Inventor and other [...]

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Polyform Importer: The DWG batch importer for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design

Polyform Importer: The DWG batch importer for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design

I recently released my dwg batch import utility for 3ds Max Design called “Polyform Importer”. The purpose for creating the utility was to solve the problem of only being able to import one file at a time into 3ds Max. In this article, I will show you how to install it and then talk about [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D to 3ds Max Design 2014 Workflow – 1080P HD Video Tutorial Series

AutoCAD Plant 3D to 3ds Max Design 2014 Workflow – 1080P HD Video Tutorial Series

I have released my video tutorial series for creating an animation in 3ds Max Design using AutoCAD Plant 3D Models. Although these tutorials were specifically written for using a specific data set, the concepts are applicable to any 3ds Max Design model. Export Plant 3D Model to Neutral DWG Part of my visualization for oil [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics Tutorial

By on December 10, 2011 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, Plant Software with 4 Comments
AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics Tutorial

Autodesk Plant guru Joel Harris breaks down AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics for us into easy to swallow, bite sized chunks. Joel presented some of this material to a packed house at Autodesk University 2011. Click on the image to view the tutorial.

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Announcing Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2012!!

By on August 31, 2011 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, Autodesk, Featured, Plant Software with 0 Comments
Announcing Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2012!!

  Why yes that is our beloved Project X on the cover. Suite! So, rather than post all the amazing features and benefits of Autodesk’s 2012 release of the soon to be industry leading Plant Design Suite. I decided to create a short video about it. You can find all of the answers to your [...]

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Project X featured on CNBC

Project X featured on CNBC

Our Project X video was featured on CNBC recently. The piece was titled: “The New Industrial Revolution – Building Better, Cheaper, and Faster” and featured a number of visualization videos. The story was telling how BIM (Building Information Modeling) is helping architects become more efficient by using “intelligent” design systems like Autodesks Revit. I have [...]

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Setting up Toolbars in Workspaces for AutoCAD Plant 3D by Ryan Chiasson

By on May 9, 2011 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, Autodesk, Featured, Tutorial with 6 Comments
Setting up Toolbars in Workspaces for AutoCAD Plant 3D by Ryan Chiasson

Veteran Krusty Krew member, Ryan Chiasson, guides us through the time saving steps of setting up your toolbars for vanilla AutoCAD or AutoCAD Plant 3D. Huge thanks to Ryan for taking the time out of his busy schedule to set this tutorial up for us. Thanks, dude! AutoCAD Plant 3D is used in this “How [...]

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