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Intergraph SmartPlant P&ID User Tips and Tricks for Speed

Intergraph’s SmartPlant P&ID (SPPID), is part of their data-base driven SmartPlant package. It uses a drafting interface, like AutoCAD, but with some big differences. SPPID is both much more powerful than AutoCAD, and much less suited to quickly creating drawings. … Continue reading

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Tie Point Procedure on P&IDs

Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) are not just for designing a plant; they are kept up to date through all the modifications, redesigns, and revamps of the plant. It's called a "living document" - the drawings always reflect reality in … Continue reading

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Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) Designer Checklist

Checklists are a good way to avoid making mistakes in any activity. Lets apply them to Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) in today’s post. This checklist will help a chemical engineer that has to develop brand new P&IDs, or check … Continue reading

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