Fabrication Straight Talking – CID 866 Rules

Fabrication Straight Talking – CID 866 Rules

Fabrication Straights Fabrication Straights sound like they should be simple, and they are until you try to get clever with them. When using CAMduct and input straight duct you can choose CID1 for machine cut or CID35 for coil. Simple. Why the need for this blog? For many reasons, mostly to do with using Design…

Drawings in Autodesk Fabrication ESTmep and CAMduct

Drawings in Autodesk Fabrication ESTmep and CAMduct

Drawings in Autodesk Fabrication ESTmep and CAMduct are explained with these instructions.

CAMduct Multiple Branched Round Duct

CAMduct Multiple Branched Round Duct

Multiple Branched Round Duct using Autodesk Fabrication CAMduct CID 850

What’s new ESTmep 2015

On this new release of ESTmep, we only have few things, just 5. It’s not a revolution. See the list below Built-in Harrison codes and prices Imperial content contains Harrison codes and prices. This new feature will not benefit Metric users. Added manufacturers content and patterns Thousands of content items and pattern templates. Everyone loves…

IFC exchange using ESTmep, CADmep

IFC exchange using ESTmep, CADmep

To create an IFC file within ESTmep or CADmep, you have to be sure to choose the correct format for the application. in other words the format will vary for Autodesk Navisworks or Tekla BIM sight.  Export to Navisworks ESTmep By using the command “export 3D” (shortcut “EX3D”), you can choose one of these formats….

Calculating Rod Length in CADmep & ESTmep

Calculating Rod Length in CADmep & ESTmep

In this article, I want to show you how CADmep or ESTmep calculate the rod length. We can use two methods, the first one is using a constant length that you could define in your database. The second one is using the soffit from the section where the duct is. In both cases, CADmep and…