ELCAD User Guide Manual

INDEX
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Installing the ELCAD Software
1.1. 1.2 1.3 1.4 existing user Installing the ELCAD system Loading the ELSTEEL Tool Bar For AUTOCAD 2006-2012

1-6 1 2 2-3 4-6 7-32 7-8 9 10-11 12-13 14-16 17-18 19 20-21 22-23 24 25-28 29 29-30 30 30 31-32 33 34-37

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How to select ELSTEEL parts
1. TECHNO MODULE FRAME 2. CROSS BARS 3. DOORS 4. COVERS 5. SEPARATION PLATES 6. MOUNTING PLATES 7. INSTANT PLATES 8. COMPARTMENTS 9. INSERTS 10. CABLE HOLDERS 11. BUSBAR HOLDERS 12. PROTECTION EARTH (PE) 13. 2mm DOOR/COVER AND FLAT COVERS 14. ELSTEEL MODULAR LIGHT 15. DB 16. TO GENERATE THE BILL OF MATERIAL (PARTS LIST) 17. SAMPLE PROJECTS ALPHABETIC INDEX

ELCAD User Manual

Version 7.0.0

1 Installing the ELCAD Software Are you an existing user or a new user?
1.1 Existing users - first uninstall the previous version of ELCAD from your PC. New users, please ignore these steps

To uninstall 1. Go to the windows control panel.

2. Select Add or Remove Programs.

3. Select Change/Remove program and select EL CAD SYSTEM. 4. Click on Remove button

5. After uninstalling close all applications and return to desktop.

ELCAD User Manual

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Version 7.0.0

1.2 Installing the ELCAD SYSTEM
1. Download the software 2. The software has been downloaded off the web, please save it to your computer, and then double clicks to start the installation process 4. Follow the Windows prompts 5. Do not select folders other than C:\ELSTEEL and click next. Note: Please select the relevant AutoCAD version when you install.

1.3 Loading the ELSTEEL Tool Bar Note: in some systems, the tool bar loads automatically
When you finish with the ELCAD installation, run AUTOCAD. 1. Select on menu bar and go TOOL => OPTION or type OP or OPTIONS command.

ELCAD User Manual

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Version 7.0.0

0. “support file search path” and then click on “Add” 3. Click “Apply”. Then click “OK”. 4. Click on “Browse” and browse on C:\ELSTEEL or you can type C:\ELSTEEL instead of Browse. click “OK” and then exit from AutoCAD ELCAD User Manual 3 Version 7. Select “File”.2.0 .

Click on “OK” to exit. 1. Click on “Load Partial Customization File” icon and then open “elsteel. 4. Go to Tools => Customize => Interface 2.0. Click on “Apply” button. ELCAD User Manual 4 Version 7.0 .1.4 For AutoCAD 2006 / AutoCAD 2007/ AutoCAD 2008 /AutoCAD 2009/AutoCAD 2011//AutoCAD 2012 Run AutoCAD.cui” file in C:\ELSTEEL. 3.

Click the second icon (open) 6.0. 7. 1. Select “Customizations in New CUI File” (right hand side pane) 5.0 .cui file (Open) 8. Elsteel Toolbar will appear under Toolbars ELCAD User Manual 5 Version 7. Select “Transfer” Tab 4. 2. Open ACAD Select Tools => Customize => Interface 3. Open C:\ELSTEEL folder Select elsteel.If the ELCAD tool bar is still not seen.

Move Elsteel Toolbar (only Elsteel Cad System) from right hand side on to left hand side toolbars of the pane (Customization in Main CUI) 10.9. Click “OK” ELCAD User Manual 6 Version 7.0 .0. Click “Apply” 11.

ELCAD User Manual 7 Version 7.0.1 Select “TM” => “TM” • Select a Techno Module frame size with base frame (from 400X1600X200 mm up to 2400X2400X1200 mm).II How to select Elsteel TECHNO parts 1. Click on “OK” . Blocks include – Plinths. Corners and Corner Bars 1. Plinth Corners. TECHNO MODULE FRAMES Complete TECHNO frames blocks (sizes from 400X1600X200 mm up to 2400X2400X1200 mm) are available in this section. 1. • Place the techno module frame on the drawing sheet.0 .2 WALL MOUNTING TECHNO MODULE .These are not available as stock products in Australia.

Select “TM” => “PTS” Includes • PLINTH CORNERS ( BASE CORNERS) • BASE FRAME SUPPRTING BRACHETS • HEAVY DUTY PLINTH CORNERS -These are not available ex-stock with IPD • PLINTH PROFILE (SIDE PROFILE) • HEAVY DUTY PLINTH PROFILE .These are not available ex-stock with IPD • CLAMPING BRACKETS • HEAVY DUTY CLAMPING BRACKETS.1.Select “TM” => “ACC” Includes • BRS 50 (PANEL ASSEMBLY KIT ) • PAK (PANEL ASSEMBLY KIT) • LIFTING EYES • WALL MOUNTING BRACKET • DRAWING POCKET • TRANSPORT WHEEL HOLDER • “L” PANEL CORNER KIT • FRAME SUPPORTER ELCAD User Manual 8 Version 7.These are not available ex-stock with IPD • CORNERS • EXTENDED CORNERS • EXTENDED CROSS BAR CORNERS • CORNER BARS • SS CORNER BARS .3 TECHNO MODULE FRAME PARTS .4 TECHNO MODULE ACCESSORIES .These are not available ex-stock with IPD • SS CROSS BARS .These are not available ex-stock with IPD • ACB SUPPORT CHANNELS 1.0 .0.

cross bars for height Side / z axis .2 CROSS BARS Select “CBS” • HORIZONTAL CROSS BARS • VERTICAL CROSS BARS • SIDE CROSS BARS Note: Horizontal / x axis .cross bars for depth ELCAD User Manual 9 Version 7. Vertical / y axis .0 .cross bars for width.0.

3.Select “DO” => “DG” Note – These are shown for TOP installation only (not available ex-stock) ELCAD User Manual 10 Version 7.TOP 3.0 .0.2 DOOR WITH WINDOW ( WINDOW DOOR) .1 Select “DO” => “DO” Note – Standard doors 1.Select “DO” => “DW” Note-These are not available ex-stock with IPD. 3.FRONT/BACK DOOR . Please contact IPD for more information.3 DOORS WITH GLAND PLATES . DOORS 3.5mm thick are available in this section • • • DOOR .SIDE DOOR .

4 LOUVRE DOORS – Select “DO” => “LD” Note – These are shown for FRONT installation only Includes • BRIDGE LOUVRE DOOR (not available ex-stock) • IP42 LOUVRE DOOR 3. KEYED DIFFERENT) • DOOR STABILIZER • DOOR INTER LOCK • DOOR STAY (TOP. KEYED ALIKE.Select “DO” => “ED” Note – These are shown for FRONT installation only 3.0.5 ESCUTCHEON DOORS . BOTTOM) • STEEL LOCK • KEY LOCK • KEY LOCK FOR HANDLE CLOSING SYSTEM –This is not available ex-stock with IPD ELCAD User Manual 11 Version 7.3.0 .6 DOOR ACCESSORIES .Select “DO” => “ACC” Includes • DOOR SCREW SYSTEM • HANDLE LOCK • KNOB LOCK • T HANDLE LOCK (NON LOCKING.

1 COVERS .FRONT/BACK FLAT COVER .SIDE FLAT COVER – TOP ELCAD User Manual 12 Version 7. COVERS Note – Standard covers 1.SIDE COVER .Select “COV” => “COV” • • • COVER .0.TOP 4.Select “COV” => “FC” • • • FLAT COVER .2 FLAT COVERS .FRONT/BACK COVER .5mm thick are available in this section 4.0 .4.

These are not available ex-stock with IPD ELCAD User Manual 13 Version 7.0.4.SIDE Includes • BRIDGE LOUVRE COVER.These are not available ex-stock with IPD • IP 42 LOUVRE COVER • IP4X LOUVRE COVER.0 .FRONT/BACK LOUVRE COVER .3 LOUVRE COVERS – Select “COV” => “LC” • • LOUVRE COVER .

0.3 POLYCARBONATE SEPARATION PLATES . • • SEP PLATE .TOP • 5.FRONT/BACK SEP LATE .Select “SP” => “SP” {RAL 9010 (white)}.0 .Select “SP” => “PSP” Note – Not all sizes are available ex-stock.FRONT/BACK P/C SEP PLATE . SEPARATION PLATES 5.SIDE P/C SEP PLATE .5.SIDE SEP PLATE .1 For SEPARATION PLATES . 5.TOP ELCAD User Manual 14 Version 7. • • • P/C SEP PLATE . Please refer to the price list or contact IPD.2 Alu Zink SEPARATION PLATES – Not Available as a stock line with IPD.

These are not available ex-stock with IPD • ALUMINIUM GLAND PLATES • CABLE GLAND FRAME • CABLE GLAND PLATES 5.5 INTERNAL GLAND PLATES – Select “SP” => “IG” Note – Only 3mm Aluminium gland plates are available ex-stock • • • INTERNAL GLAND PLATES .4 MODULAR CABLE ENTRY PLATES – Select “SP” => “CE” Includes • MODULAR CABLE ENTRY PLATES • KNOCK OUT PLATES.VERTICL(FRONT/BACK) INTERNAL GLAND PLATES .0 .HORIZONTAL ( TOP) ELCAD User Manual 15 Version 7.0.5.These are not available ex-stock with IPD • QUICK GLAND PLATES.SIDE INTERNAL GLAND PLATES .

0.SIDE EXTERNAL GLAND PLATES .5.6 EXTERNAL GLAND PLATES .0 .VERTICL(FRONT/BACK) EXTERNAL GLAND PLATES .HORIZONTAL ( TOP) ELCAD User Manual 16 Version 7.Select “SP” => “EG” Note – Only 3mm Aluminium gland plates are available ex-stock • • • EXTERNAL GLAND PLATES .

Hence.1 MOUNTING PLATES – Select • “MP” => “MP” => “MC” ( mounting plate with rail-These are not available ex-stock with IPD) OR • “MP” => “MP” => “MP” (mounting plate without rail) NOTE: IPD stock mounting plates and mounting rails as separate items. please select the second option. 6.6.Select “MP” => “MR” Includes • MOUNTING RAIL-need one set for a MP • MOUNTING BRACKET-need 4 brackets for a MP ELCAD User Manual 17 Version 7.0.2 MOUNTING RAILS . MOUNTING PLATE 6.0 .

3 Mounting Plate FILLER PROFILES – Select “MP” => “FI” Note .0 .0.6.Al/Zn Mounting plates and mounting plate accessories are not available ex-stock with IPD ELCAD User Manual 18 Version 7.

2 For INSTANT PLATE ACCESSORIES .7.1 For INSTANT PLATES .FRONT/BACK (Vertical) INSTANT PLATE .Select “IP” => “ACC” Includes • CORNER ASSEMBLY KITS (made up of CORNER BARS + CORNERS) Corner assembly kits are not available ex-stock with IPD please select corners and corner bar for depth • WALL MOUNTING BRACKETS ELCAD User Manual 19 Version 7.0 .Select “IP” • • • INSTANT PLATE .0.SIDE INSTANT PLATE – TOP/BOTTOM (Horizontal) 7. INSTANT PLATES 7.

2 For FULLY WITHDRAWABLE COMPARTMENTS .3 For DEMOUNTABLE COMPARTMENTS – Select “CMP” => “DMU” Includes • SUPPORT SHELVES • CHASSIS • MOUNTING PLATES • MOUNTING CHANNELS • HINGE PACKER SET • POLY BARRIER • EARTH BLADE KIT Note – The Kentan plugs and busbar holders are not included in ELCAD.0. These need to be ordered separately.1 For FIXED TYPE COMPARTMENTS – Select “CMP” => “FTC” 8. ELCAD User Manual 20 Version 7.Select “CMP” => “FWC” 8.0 .8. COMPARTMENTS 8.

This item is not available ex-stock with IPD • FORM2 SEP PLATES.8.This item is not available ex-stock with IPD • RUBBER GROMMET (RG) • COMPARTMENT RAILS • DIFFERENT GLANDS FOR CABLE BOXES ELCAD User Manual 21 Version 7.This item is not available ex-stock with IPD • CHIMNEY • FORM2 COVER.7 COMPARTMENT ACCESSORIES – Select “CMP” => “ACC” Includes • CABLE BOX • ARC FILTERS • QUICK GLAND.This item is not available ex-stock with IPD 8.0 .This item is not available ex-stock with IPD 8.4 PLUG IN SYSTEM .0.6 POWER CASSET-This is not available ex-stock with IPD yet 8.5 METER COMPARTMENT .

3 DIN RAIL HOLDER FOR MOTOR STARTERS .This item is not available ex-stock with IPD 9.Select “INS” => “SFI” ELCAD User Manual 22 Version 7.0 .4 For SUPERFLEX INSERTS .0.2 For STEEL DIN INSERTS – Select “INS” => “DI” => “DI” Includes • STEEL DIN INSERTS • BLANK FRONT PLATES 9.9.1 PLASTIC DIN INSERTS – This item is not available ex-stock with IPD 9. INSERTS 9.

0.Select “INS” => “CTI” Includes • DOOR SEAL SYSTEM • FISH PLATES -This item is not available ex-stock with IPD • CTI CONNECTION TO BUS BAR -This item is not available ex-stock with IPD 9.6 UNIVERSAL INSERTS -This item is not available ex-stock with IPD ELCAD User Manual 23 Version 7.0 .5 For CT INSERTS .9.

0 . CABLE HOLDERS.10.0.1 For CABLE HOLDERS – Select “CH” Includes • CABLE HOLDERS • DOOR CABLE HOLDER ELCAD User Manual 24 Version 7. 10.

0.2 DH Holders (up to 800A) • • For DH 400 Select “BB=>DH=>DH4”.1 BAH-(up to 250A) –These are not available ex-stock with IPD 11. 11. 11. 11. ELCAD User Manual 25 Version 7.4 Universal Bus Bar Holder for Removable units (UBHR) is not currently available for our market. For DH 600 Select “BB=>DH=>DH6”.0 .3 UNIVERSAL BUS BAR HOLDERS (up to 2500A) • • • For UBH1 . BUS BAR HOLDERS.Select “BB=>UBH=>UBH1” For UBH2 (190mm support rail) Select “BB=>UBH=>UB2” For UBH3 (390mm support rail) Select “BB=>UBH=>UB3” Note that clamping screws are automatically added with bus bar holders for sizes over 1250A.11. The number of supports selected is based on the required distance between supports for various sizes as listed in the updated section 2 of the Constructors Manual.

5000A) • • For MAB1 Select “BB=>MAB=>MB1” For MAB2 Select “BB=>MAB=>MB2” ELCAD User Manual 26 Version 7.7 MAB Holders (up to 3200A.4000A.6 BHA Holders (2500A.5 BH Holders (up to 2000A) • • • For BH 400 Select “BB=>BH=>BH4” For BH 600 Select “BB=>BH=>BH6” For BH 800 Select “BB=>BH=>BH8” 11.3200A.11.0.5000A) • • • • For BHA400 Select “BB=>BHA=>BA4” For BHA600 Select “BB=>BHA=>BA6” For BHA800 Select “BB=>BHA=>BA8” For BHA1000 Select “BB=>BHA=>BA10” 11.0 .

0 .8 For MABH (7100A) Select “BB=>MBH” 11.11.10 For BRAIDED CU FLEXI BAR Select “BB=>FB” Please contact IPD for braided flexi copper availability ELCAD User Manual 27 Version 7.0.9 For DRH (7100A) Select “BB=>DRH” 11.

Select “BB=>ACC” Includes• FISH PLATE • HORIZONTAL TO VERTICAL CONNECTOR • DISC WASHER • TAP OFF SET • TAP OFF BRACKET • BUS BAR NUT • COPPER SPACER ( Round ) • BUS BAR CONNECTOR.10 For BUS BAR ACCESSORIES .11.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • TERMINAL SCREW.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • S.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • CLAMPING SCREW.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • FIBRE PROFILE • S.S.PLATE.0 .SEPARATION PLATE.L.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • COVER FORM2.this is not available ex-stock with IPD • COPPER SPACER (Square) ELCAD User Manual 28 Version 7.0.

12.Select “2.SIDE 2mm DOOR . For PROTECTIVE EARTH .0.TOP ELCAD User Manual 29 Version 7.Select “PE” Includes • PE CABLE • BRACKET PE/PEN ( BEC 2X10X10) • INSULATOR( INS M10X45) • EARTH BRACKET • CABLE CLAMP 13.FRONT 2mm DOOR . 2mm DOORS. COVERS AND FLAT COVERS 13. • • • 2mm DOOR .0” => “DO”. PROTECTIVE EARTH (PE).1 For 2mm DOORS .0 .

0 .TOP 13.0” => “COV” • • • 2mm COVER .TOP 14. DB.this is not available ex-stock with IPD ELCAD User Manual 30 Version 7.0.FRONT/BACK 2mm FLAT COVER .Select “2.2 For 2mm COVERS .SIDE 2mm COVER . ELSTEEL LIGHT For ELSTEEL LIGHT Select TML • • • • • LIGHT FRAMES LIGHT CROSS BARS LIGHT DOORS LIGHT COVERS LIGHT INSTANT PLATES 15.0” => “FC” • • • 2mm FLAT COVER .3 For 2mm FLAT COVERS – Select “2.SIDE 2mm FLAT COVER .FRONT/BACK 2mm COVER .13.

2 • • • • • • • • To CHANGE PRICES .14.0.0 .XLS to see the Excel workbook Press "CLICK HERE FOR UPDATE PRICE" button Exit Excel ELCAD User Manual 31 Version 7.1 To generate the BOM – Select “PRICE”. TO GENERATE THE BILL OF MATERIAL (PARTS LIST) 14. For GREY select RAL7032 Smooth For ORANGE select RAL2000 smooth Click on “PART LIST” 14.Select “PRICE” => “PRICE CHANGES” Select Factor / Percentage option Enter value and then press Update (once) Select OK Exit Price Changes Window & AutoCAD Load Excel Open C:\ELSTEEL\ELSTEEL.

14.3 To EDIT the items – Select ““PRICE” => “EDIT ITEMS” • • • • • • Enter ORDER NUMBER and click EDIT After editing.0 .0. click SAVE Select PART LIST page Click the PART LIST button to bring up the Excel workbook Press "CLICK HERE FOR UPDATE PRICE" button Exit Excel and AutoCAD ELCAD User Manual 32 Version 7.

0 .0.15. SAMPLE PROJECTS I II ELCAD User Manual 33 Version 7.

ALPHABETIC INDEX DESCRIPTION PAGE NO A ACB SUPPORT CHANNELS ALUMINIUM GLAND PLATES ARC FILTERS 8 15 21 B BAH HOLDERS (250A) BARRIER (DMU) BASE FRAME SUPPORT BRACKET BH HOLDERS BHA HOLDERS BLANK FRONT PLATES BRACKET PE/PEN ( BEC 2X10X10) BRAIDED FLEXI BARS BUS BAR CONNECTERS BUS BAR NUT 25 20 8 26 26 22 29 27 28 28 C CABLE BOX CABLE CLAMP CABLE GLAND FRAME CABLE GLAND PLATES CABLE HOLDERS CHASSIS (DMU) CHIMNEY CLAMPING BRACKET CLAMPING BRACKET HEAVY DUTY CLAMPING SCREW COMPARTMENT RAILS COPPER SPACER ROUND CORNER ASSEMBLY KIT CORNER BAR (MS AND SS)10 CORNERS (MS & SS) COVER COVER 2mm CROSS BAR CT INSERTS CTI CONNECTION TO BUS BAR 21 29 15 15 24 20 21 8 8 28 21 28 19 8 8 12 30 9 23 23 ELCAD User Manual 34 Version 7.0 .0.

0 .0.ALPHABETIC INDEX DESCRIPTION PAGE NO A DEMOUNTABLE UNITE DH HOLDER DIN RAIL HOLDER FOR MOTOR STATER DISC WASHER DOOR DOOR 2mm DOOR CABLE HOLDER DOOR INTERLOCK DOOR SCREW SYSTEM DOOR STABILIZER DOOR STAY DOOR WITH GLAND DOOR WITH WINDOW DRH HOLDER (7100A) 20 25 22 28 10 29 23 11 11 11 11 10 10 27 E EARTH BLADE KIT (DMU) EARTH BRACKET ESCUTCHEON DOOR EXTENDED CORNER EXTENDED CROSS BAR CORNERS EXTERNAL GLAND PLATE F FIBRE PROFILE FILLER PROFILE (MOUNTING PLATE) FISH PLATE FOR CTI FISH PLATES FIXED TYPE COMPARTMENT ( CNFTC) FLAT COVER FLAT COVER 2mm FORM 2 COVERS FORM 2 SEPARATION PLAT FRAME SUPPORT FULLY WITHDRAW ABLE COMPARTMENT 20 29 11 8 8 16 28 18 23 28 20 12 30 21 21 8 20 G GLANDS FOR CABLE BOXES 21 ELCAD User Manual 35 Version 7.

0.ALPHABETIC INDEX DESCRIPTION H H TO V HANDLE LOCK HEAVY-DUTY PLINTH CORNERS HEAVY-DUTY PLINTH PROFILE HINGE PACKER SET(DMU) I INSTANT PLATES INSULATOR( INS M10X45) INTERNAL GLAND PLATES K KEY LOCK KEY LOCK FOR HANDLE CLOSING SYSTEM KNOB LOCK KNOCK OUT PLATES L L PANEL CORNER KIT LIFTING EYES LOUVER COVER LOUVER DOOR M MAB1 & MAB2 HOLDERS MABH HOLDER (7100A) METER COMPARTMENT MODULAR CABLE ENTRY PLATES MOUNTING BRACKET MOUNTING CHANNELS (DMU) MOUNTING PAN (DMU) MOUNTING PLATES MOUNTING RAIL P PANEL ASSEMBLY KIT (BRS 50 AND PAK) PE CABLE PLASTIC DIN INSERTS PLINTH CORNERS PAGE NO 28 11 8 8 20 19 29 15 11 11 11 15 8 8 13 11 26 27 21 15 17 20 20 17 17 8 28 22 8 ELCAD User Manual 36 Version 7.0 .

HOLDERS SS FLAT PLATES STEEL DIN INSERTS STEEL LOCK SUPPER FLEX INSERTS SUPPORT SHELVES (DMU) T T HANDLE LOCK TAP OFF BRACKET TAP OFF SETS TERMINAL SCREWS TRANSPORT WHEEL U UNIVERSAL BUSBAR HOLDER (UBH1.0.L.UBH2 AND UBH3) UNIVERSAL BUSBAR HOLDERS FOR REMOVABLE (UBHR) UNIVERSAL INSERTS W WALL MOUNTING BRACKET WALL MOUNTING BRACKETS FOR INSTANT PLAT PAGE NO 8 21 20 14 21 15 21 21 28 14 28 28 22 11 22 20 11 28 28 28 8 25 25 23 8 19 ELCAD User Manual 37 Version 7.0 . SEPARETION PLATE SEPARATION PLATE` SLIM LINE B.ALPHABETIC INDEX DESCRIPTION PLINTH PROFILE PLUG IN SYSTEM POLYCARBONATE BARRIER POLYCARBONATE SEPARATION PLATE POWER CASSET Q QUICK GLAND PLATES QUICK GLAND PLATES FOR CAB R RUBBER GROMMET S S.B.

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