3D plant design software
AutoCAD Plant 3D is a powerful and useful software utility that allows you to design model and document process plants.
Design model and document process plants with AutoCAD Plant 3D software. Built on the familiar AutoCAD platform AutoCAD Plant 3D brings advanced 3D design to plant designers and engineers. Features like specification-driven design and standard parts catalogs help users place piping equipment and support structures more efficiently. Integrated AutoCAD P&ID functionality helps users to create and edit piping and instrumentation diagrams and reconcile underlying data with the 3D model. Quickly generate and easily share isometrics orthographics and other documents.
With AutoCAD Plant 3D plant design software, AutoCAD-trained piping designers can create 3D plant designs more quickly, without the need for CAD administrators.
Plant layout and piping design features
See how AutoCAD Plant 3D software enables piping designers to more quickly lay out steel structures, model equipment, and route piping design using AutoCAD commands.
Tight integration with Vault
Vault integration enables greater collaboration.
Automated pipe routing
Use AutoCAD commands to route spec-driven piping.
Parametric equipment modeling
Parametric equipment definitions help speed modeling.
Lay out stairs, ladders, and railings more quickly.
Calculate weights and center of gravity (COG)
Locate center of gravity of piping spools.
Fixed length pipe modeling
Place pipes quickly and produce detailed MTOs.
P&ID; data validation
Tight integration between the P&ID and model.
Orthographic drawings and piping isometrics
Create more consistent, model-based orthographic drawings.
Import Inventor equipment models
Intelligently integrate simplified Inventor models.
Bills of materials (BOMs)
Add BOM tables to orthographic drawings.