EASTON, Pa., July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Victaulic, the world's leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has launched an industry-leading toolbar update for Revit 2017 that takes fabrication efficiency to new heights. Leveraging their product efficiencies within the fabrication process and knowledge of lean fabrication principles, Victaulic Tools for Revit 2017 was developed to streamline workflows throughout the industry design and fabrication process.
Victaulic Tools for Revit 2017 aligns with the goal of Revit 2017 to enhance functionality within the fabrication industry while providing state-of-the-art features that enable optimized coordination across workflow processes. Users gain access to industry-leading content developed by power users who understand and utilize best piping practice.
"This update allows users to create construction documentation within Revit for the first time using fabrication parts," said Ralph Schoch, Revit Technology Manager at Victaulic and an industry-recognized Revit expert. "Our active, smart, up-to-date content, coupled with enhanced fabrication workflows will allow users to model and fabricate more efficiently than ever before."
The toolbar features an intuitive, user-friendly interface that simplifies training and usage for both new and experienced Revit users. The add-in additionally works in all views and comes preloaded with more than 100 Victaulic product families and a template designed to allow users to route with Victaulic, as well as other manufacturers and joining technologies.
Within Victaulic Tools for Revit's 2017 update, users will also have access to a variety of productivity tools, including:
- Creating fabrication spools
- Automating tagging
- Resizing, rotating and deleting pipe sections
- Creating fully integrated assemblies
- Using a new intelligent hanger placement tool
"Victaulic Tools for Revit 2017 is yet another outstanding add-in for Revit that leverages Victaulic's expertise in content development and pipe routing to have a profound impact on workflow efficiency. We are excited to partner with Victaulic, as they continue to extend and enhance Revit for MEP users," said Steven Butler, Industry Strategy Manager – MEP & Fabrication at Autodesk®.
The software eliminates user error and optimizes design efficiency, minimizing delays and reducing costs throughout the process. The software also allows designers to more easily switch to Revit, as Victaulic's advanced toolbar creates fabrication spools and bills of material. As a result, users are able to select pipe sections and create templated fabrication sheets, bills of material with material tags, quantities and part codes with the click of a button.
For more information about Victaulic Tools for Revit 2017, to purchase the add-in or to download a 30-day free trial, visit www.victaulicsoftware.com.
Victaulic is the innovator and world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Used in the most demanding markets, Victaulic piping technologies and services put people to work faster while increasing reliability and maximizing efficiency.
Victaulic is a leader in BIM content and software solutions, offering coordinated estimation, BIM drawing, fabrication and training for commercial, industrial and pipeline construction business professionals. Victaulic drives industry growth by enhancing routing efficiencies and delivering cost certainty throughout the project life cycle.
The company has 13 major manufacturing facilities and 30 branches worldwide with 3,600 employees who speak 43 languages across the globe. With over 1900 global patents, Victaulic solutions are at work in more than 140 countries across diverse business lines including oil, gas and chemical, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military and marine, as well as commercial building and fire protection.
For more information visit www.victaulicsoftware.com.