HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jun 17, 2011 -- Intergraph announced today that CADWorx 2012 Plant Design Suite, the newest version of Intergraph's design solution for mid-market and AutoCAD-based projects and workgroups, is compatible with AutoCAD 2012, the latest release from Autodesk®, offering users improved capabilities. CADWorx 2012 builds on the latest capabilities and adds performance-enhancing features.
CADWorx Plant Professional includes a new discontinuity palette for showing component discontinuities and overlaps in the model, with full reporting capabilities. An improved pipe support module provides greater flexibility in the placement of pipe supports and extends bills of material capabilities to pipe support subassemblies. HVAC and cable tray enhancements include additional manufacturers' catalogs plus live database links to components. Improved steel capabilities allow the creation of steel plate from any single-line shape plus provide enhanced CIS/2 import for improved integration with Intergraph FrameWorks®.
The CADWorx Plant Professional equipment module includes a new center of gravity calculator for modeling equipment and for vessels and exchangers. Designers can also add stiffening rings internally and orient rings around their primary axes. In addition to live database capabilities, CADWorx P&ID Professional now offers direct data export to Microsoft® Excel®. CADWorx fieldPipe and CADWorx fieldPipe Professional are now offered as add-on modules to CADWorx Plant Professional, allowing for more flexible implementation options for the creation of on-site and in-house plant as-built deliverables.
Existing CADWorx users wishing to upgrade to CADWorx 2012 may contact their local CADWorx reseller at http://www.coade.com/dealer.shtml to arrange an upgrade. Alternatively, users may also request an upgrade by completing the online form at http://www.coade.com/Sales/Upgrades.shtml.
About Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions
The Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions (CAS) products allow design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. They include CADWorx Plant Design Suite for AutoCAD®-based intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CAESAR II, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite for vessel and exchanger design and analysis; and TANK for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks. For information on Intergraph CAS, visit www.coade.com.
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