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Advanced Smartsheets

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Getting Started This article will covered how to used the advanced aspects of the EdgeWise piping smartsheets. Most users will be familiar with the part info smartsheet and chain info smartsheet. However, most users are also only familiar with the normal tools available in these smartsheets from regular usage or… Read more »

How to Utilize Layers

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Getting Started This article will cover how to efficiently utilize layers in your piping projects. Layer information is helpful in assigning a variety of information to your pipes before export. While this information doesn’t carry with every export option (ie STEP, centerlines, etc.) It can be very helpful with export… Read more »

Layer Editor

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Getting Started This article covers how to create your own custom layer using the Layer Editor. This layer information is used in the chain info smartsheet within the piping module. To access the editor, go to the File tab and click on Pipe Layer Editor. What is a Custom Pipe… Read more »

Split Tool

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Getting Started This article will cover how to use the Split Tool within the piping module. There are multiple scenarios where the Split Tool may be used. Using this tool allows for a long list of advanced workflows, especially complex piping or when there is poor point cloud data. Using… Read more »

Append Mode

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Getting Started This article will cover how to use the Append Mode with EdgeWise piping. There are some circumstances where point cloud data may not be good enough for extraction. Or a complicated S-curve may exist in the project. In these scenarios a common workaround is to use the Append… Read more »

Rotate Tool

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Getting Started This article will cover the Rotate Tool. There are many use cases for rotating objects within EdgeWise. The following article will attempt to explain, in depth, different use cases for the Rotate Tool. Rotate The Rotate tool allows you to rotate a variety of pipe elements. Activate the… Read more »

Edit Bend Radius

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Getting Started This article will cover how to edit the bend radius of elbows. In the usual piping workflow, the easy connect tool is usually ran. In addition, you will probably perform some semi-automated connections. Both of these instances will insert elbows between pipes. However, EdgeWise inserts pipe elbows at… Read more »

Pipe Model Display

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Getting Started This article will cover the various Pipe Model Display settings. To access these options, right click on your pipe model in the Model Selection Pane and click Model Display. Alternatively, select your pipe model in the Model Selection Pane, click on the Piping tab in the ribbon, then… Read more »

Reducing Elbow Workaround

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Getting Started This article will cover a workaround for reducing elbows for piping and round ducting within EdgeWise. Reducing Elbows DO NOT transfer over to any deliverable. However, there is a workaround that can be representative of the reducing elbow geometry. Workaround While reducing elbows fail to transfer over to… Read more »

Custom Pipe Standards

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Getting Started For some projects, you may require standards that EdgeWise does not include by default. In this case you will want to add your own custom standards using the Pipe Standard Editor tool within EdgeWise. Custom Standards will not export over to certain deliverables. If you are exporting with… Read more »