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Continuing Tee’s in Plant 3D 2013

Some enhancements that occur are so small that they don’t get mentioned in new feature lists.  I ran across one such enhancement recently. I had griped about not being able to pick a location when clicking the plus grip from a tee. In 2012, you always had to pipe from the center of the main […]

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Training and Plant 3D Wishlist Items

I spent the past week in the Baton Rouge office doing some Admin training on Plant 3D for some clients.  The next few posts cover a couple highlights for some issues that we were able to solve. Personally, I love getting face time with day-to-day users.  I always learn something and invariably we all come […]

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SQLite Editor

I have a new favorite SQLite editor now.  I found an app called SQLiteMan.  It has a much better UI than the SQLite Explorer which I was using.  Here’s some screenshots. Currently it doesn’t have a Windows installer, but I may see if we can help them build that. To view the data, you can […]

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Nipple Engagements

I updated our engagements list to include socket weld engagements.   Let me know if you need other engagements and where to find them. When building new threaded or socket weld items, it’s good to use a standard engagement depth so that your model looks consistent.  Your cut lengths will also be more consistent.

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Fatal error on Plant 3D Startup

We recently have run into an error that prevents Plant 3D from starting up.  Users will try to start Plant 3D and a fatal error will occur similar to the one below. This particular error has a simple fix.  In your local user data folder, the GraphicsCache contains content that create this error.    In […]