Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Pipe Size Incorrect

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Pipe Size Incorrect

    Why does my 1/2" pipe show the size to be 1" (under dimensions in it's properties). These are OOTB cold water pipes. It seems everything rounds to the nearest inch. 1.25 is 1". 1.5 is 2" and so on. This makes tagging the pipes pretty useless. What am I missing?
    Attached Files
    Dan

    #2
    Check under Project Units -> Piping -> Pipe Size and make sure the Rounding is set to something appropriate like 1/8". If that doesn't work, check under Mechanical Settings -> Pipe Sizes and look at your pipe diameters there.

    Comment


      #3
      Aaron, you are quickly becoming my MEP teacher. :laugh:

      Project units was the culprit. Working in architectural all the time, I never had to change anything other than the "common" units.

      Why the hell would they default pipe sizing to the nearest inch? :crazy:
      Dan

      Comment


        #4
        Originally posted by dzatto View Post

        Why the hell would they...
        Glad to help! This is a question you'll be asking yourself often in the Revit MEP world. :banghead:

        Comment


          #5
          Originally posted by dzatto View Post
          Why the hell would they default ANYTHING to the nearest inch? :crazy:
          FTFY
          (Says the won't-let-me-type-a-short message)
          Dave Plumb
          BWBR Architects; St Paul, MN

          CADsplaining: When a BIM rookie tells you how you should have done something.

          Comment

          Related Topics

          Collapse

          • Sizing pipe fittings
            Hi guys I have a problem:

            I would like to size pipes for domestic water with an equation...
            With Dynamo it's possible to do it but...
            October 14, 2015, 10:55 PM
          • Eccentric increaser pipe coupling
            Hello all,
            I am modeling a family of concentric & eccentric increaser pipe couplings using lookup tables. The idea is to include concentric...
            July 6, 2016, 03:19 AM
          • Pipe drop annotation/tagging across levels
            Hi all

            How do you all annotate/tag your pipes to show routing drops?

            I've created a tag with labels which let me add things...
            March 14, 2017, 09:38 AM
          • Spud Takeoff
            Hi,


            I am trying to create a pipe branch that adjusts the takeoff length based on the pipe it is connecting to. So far I can adjust...
            January 19, 2016, 03:35 AM
          • Sanitary Pipe Fittings
            I am trying to do my first Sanitary system, i have managed to do my main stack and come off to WC, i am trying to bring a 40mm pipe from the WHB to the...
            October 22, 2015, 10:48 AM
          Working...
          X