Linear nesting can reduce your material waste and and lower your labor cost associated with prefabrication but the report can be tricky to setup. […]
You may have noticed that during the Convert 3D process in CADmep that your perfectly round solids get turned into something that more resembles a hexagon.
In the process of rebuilding one of my converted items I noticed that my newly converted item didn’t look as good as my older one and after a little testing I figured out why. It was the AutoCAD setting “Rendered object smoothness“, so I did a little testing and here are my results. […]
I had reports with incorrect hanger rod diameters for years using CADmep. It drove me nuts to print a report and then change the rod sizes by hand before giving it to purchasing.
The problem was that the rod size was tied to the hanger not to the pipe so when insulation is added to the pipe the hanger would oversize but so would the rod. I have since fixed my hangers and they now report out correctly and here is how you can do the same.