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PROTECTING TUBES EDITOR

Sleeve protecting tubes editor


Sleeve protecting tubes editor is used to enter: the sleeve protecting tubes, pipe insulation, etc. occurring in the profile. Sleeve protecting tubes should be introduced after entering data in the Data table in the main window. The precision of the numbers placed in the window can be set in Configuration > Data Table > Decimal places. The user can filter the amount of crossings presented by selecting the nodes between which they are situated.

Editor columns description:
  • Diameter - sleeve protecting tube diameter in [mm]
  • Length - sleeve protecting tube length in [m]
  • Material - material from which made is sleeve protecting tube.
  • Description - description of the sleeve protecting tube, which will be shown in the drawing. The description can be used variables. Thanks to them, most of all sleeve protecting tubes may have the same desription. User has access to the following variables:
    • @m - material
    • @d - diameter
    • @l - length
    A sample entry in the first sleeve protecting tube in the screenshot above "r.o. @m fi @d mm, L=@l m" while creating a drawing will be replaced by text "r.o. PCV fi 250 mm, L=3 m" and as such placed on it.
  • Node - node name (from Data table), which will be given the distance to begin of sleeve protecting tube. When you edit this value you must select a node from a list of existing ones. Sleeve protecting tube is assigned to the selected node, ie, the user can freely change its position in the table each time without the need to update the position of the sleeve protecting tube.
  • Distance - distance from node from Node column to begin of sleeve protecting tube. This value can be negative if it refers to an existing node for the sleeve protecting tube.
  • Kind - sleeve protecting tube type e.g.: insulation, sleeve protecting tube etc., depending on the chosen type, you can assign the proper position while generating calculation.
Columns: Material, Description and Kind have the ability to quickly supplement names defined by the user in a window Configuration > Most-used values. (more »).