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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves

Editor's Note: Yesterday we posted about 6 new apps forthcoming from MEPcontent. Today the first of these apps was commercially released.

From the MEPcontent website:

BIM App for designing and placing Valves in Revit 

January 17, 2018


Today, we add another app for MEP engineers, the MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves. A great stand-alone app for Revit which can also be combined with the MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Piping. Easily filter on manufacturer, diameter, valve category, or technical properties. Select and place valves in your Revit project and work directly with localized and up-to-date manufacturer specific products.

The MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves app will give you access to valve series from 6 leading manufacturers (Belimo, Econosto, Oventrop, TA, Victaulic and Watts Industries) and this number will increase in the future. Select valves based on pressure stage and have fittings and flanges added automatically. Content is optimized and localized by region including article number, GTIN, manufacturer data and category. Use the diameter from the pipes you use in your model and see what valves are available to fit with your piping system.

Why would you as a busy draftsmen, MEP engineer, designer or modeler care?

The app can save you a lot of time compared to other sophisticated modelling software. You only have to use the clear app interface to select and place valves in your Revit project without a dozen of buttons and options to choose from. The app can be combined with other MEPcontent apps such as the MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Piping, as well as Stabiplan's Export and Import Excel app.

How does it work?

Start drawing pipes from your favorite manufacturers like Georg Fischer, SANHA or Pegler Yorkshire. Add valves with this new app from the above mentioned six valve manufacturers. Export your project data from Revit into Excel, adjust the data, share it with purchasers or management (who perhaps do not have Revit) and import it back into Revit. A true time saving process!

In the free version of the Product Line Placer, you can select Oventrop valves. Both balancing valves and ball valves from Hydrocontrol and Optibal are made available in this version. The MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves can be downloaded and tried for free on store.mepcontent.com. You can also watch a short video on the store to see how the app works. If you want to gain access to the product lines and series from the other brands, upgrade the app to get the full version (for €25 / month or equivalent in £ or $) and switch between product lines to get more manufacturer specific content.

Read more here about the extra product lines and series made available in the full app.

Downloading this app only takes two minutes. Please sign in with your MEPcontent credentials or register for free to start downloading and using this app for Revit.

Start saving time by using the functionalities of the MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves app now!

MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves



Placing valves gets much easier with the new MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves app available for Revit. Easily filter on technical properties, select and place valves in your Revit project and work directly with localized and up-to-date manufacturer specific products.

Start your free trial now!


OVERVIEW

Save time and improve your BIM workflow using the functionalities of the Product Line Placer for Valves!

Your benefits:
  • Easy and fast way to search and filter valves on technical properties, for example pressure stage
  • Placing valves on pipes is quick and simple: the right fittings are added to your system automatically, for example packings and counter flanges by a valve with the connection type flange
  • The entire piping system stays always connected and ready for calculation
  • Data-based content, light and compact in use
  • Directly order articles from the material list
  • Work only with localized and up-to-date content from leading manufacturers
  • Search for the right valves by: article number, GTIN, manufacturer and category
  • Copy diameter from pipe in your model and quickly see what are the available valves for that diameter
  • Directly obtain the correct article number and GTIN, which you can use on your schedules to easily order valves from within your BIM project

Let your team know about this app!

Download and share this PDF factsheet with your manager, colleagues and decision makers to show them why this app can really help you work faster in Revit.

The trial version of this app allows you to only place products from Oventrop selected product lines. See all manufacturers included in the full version and upgrade to a paid subscription for unlimited access to all product lines. Learn more

WHAT CONTENT IS INCLUDED

With a trial version of this app you can only place products from Oventrop selected product lines.

For access to all manufacturers, upgrade to a paid subscription. Learn more

The following content is included in the Full version of the app:

Belimo
  • Ball valve, Series: R20, R60
  • Butterfly valve, Series: D6xxN, D6xxNL
  • Globe valve, Series: H6xxN, H6xxS, H6xxSP, H6xxR, H6xxWxxS7, H6xxXxx-S(P)2
  • Three-way valve, Series: H7xxR, H7xxN, H7xxWxxS7, H7xxYxxS, H5xxB, R3, R7

Victaulic
  • Balancing valve, Series: Style 7890
  • Ball valve, Series: Series 726
  • Butterfly valve, Series: Series 761 Vic-300, Series 700,Series 705, Series 705W, Style 761 AGS
  •  Globe valve, Series: SERIES 771H-Open, SERIES 771H-Close
  • Non-return valve, Series: Style W715 AGS, Style 716, Style 716H, Series 717

Econosto
  • Balancing valve, Series: Fig. 2601, Fig. 2601, Fig. 2611, Fig. 2612, Fig. 2620, Fig. 2628C, Fig. 143-00, Fig. 143-22
  • Ball valve, Series: Fig. 7752, Fig. 3185G, Fig. 1601, Fig. 7289
  • Butterfly valve, Series: Fig. 4623, Fig. 6830
  • Globe valve
  • Non-return valve, Series: Fig. 69, Fig. 1831, Fig. 2623, Fig. 2624
  • Pressure independent balancing and control valve, Series: Fig. 5900
  • Safety valve, Series: Fig. 517

Watts Industries
  • Balancing valve, Series: CC 55.1
  • Non-return valve, Series: PS, PU, BA BM, FC, WF

Oventrop
  • Balancing valve, Series: Hydrocontrol: VTR, VPR, VFC, VFN, VFR, VGC, MFC Hycocon ETZ, HTZ, VTZ, VPZ, DTZ Hydromat DTR, DFC, Cocon QTZ, Cocon QFC, Cocon QTR
  • Ball valve, Series: Optibal

TA
  • Balancing valve, Series: STAD, STAF, STADA, STAD-C, TBV, STAF-SG, STAF-R, STAG, STAP, TBV-C, LF, TBV-C, NF, TBV-CM, LF, TBV-CM, NF, TA-FUS1ON: P-MC55Y, P-MC55, C-MC55Y, C-MC55, C-MC100, C-MC160, C-MC100FSE, C-MC100FSR, P-MC100, P-MC100FSE, P-MC100FSR
  • Globe valve, Series: TA-Therm, with thermometer, TA-Therm, without thermometer, TA-Therm, with measuring nipple, BPV

If you are missing any content from specific manufacturers, please let us know.

DOCUMENTATION

Learn more about your benefits

Download the MEPcontent Product Line Placer for Valves Plugin for Revit factsheet here and get to know everything about what the app can do for you. Then you are sure to make the best informed decision about improving your BIM workflow and saving time.

What does the installation do with regard to my IT department policy? 

To answer this important question we created a document providing more details about system requirements, what is installed (and where) and how updates of the app work. Please find the document here MEPcontent apps IT support document explaining what the Revit plugins do.

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