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Table of Contents

PIPING TASK OVERVIEW..................................................................................3


LOCATE FILTER AND DEFINITIONS ......................................................................4
PIPING LABS.................................................................................................................................6
LAB 1: SETTINGS...............................................................................................7
LAB 2: BASIC ROUTING...........................................................................................13
LAB 3: BASIC ROUTING...............................................................................................16
LAB 4: ROUTE A PIPE RUN WITH PINPOINT...........................................................24
LAB 5: ROUTING To OR FROM EQUIPMENT NOZZLES........................................26
LAB 5A: ROUTING To OR FROM EQUIPMENT NOZZLES.....................................29
LAB 6: ROUTING To OR FROM STRAIGHT FEATURES.........................................32
LAB 7: PLACING INLINE COMPONENTS.................................................................34
LAB 8: CONTROL VALVE STATION.........................................................................35
LAB 9: EDITING PIPE RUN PROPERTIES.................................................................37
LAB 10: ROUTE PIPE RUNS WITH SMARTSKETCH & PINPOINT TOOLS.........39
LAB 11: PLACING INSTRUMENT AND ENGINEERING ITEMS...........................42
LAB 12: ROUTE SLOPED PIPE RUNS........................................................................44
LAB 13: PLACING TAPS..............................................................................................46
LAB 14: ADVANCED ROUTING.................................................................................49
LAB 15: PLACING ORIFICE FLANGES.........51
LAB 16: INSERTING CHECK VALVES..........................................54
LAB 17: PLACING CONTROL POINTS......................................................................56
LAB 18: ATTRIBUTE BREAKS AND PIPE SPLITS..................................................57
LAB 19: PIPE SUPPORTS.........................................................................................59
LAB 20: INTRODUCTION TO TO DO LIST............................................................61

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1. Piping Task Overview


To access the Piping toolbar, switch to Piping Task. From the pull-down menu select
Task > Piping.

Below is the Piping task toolbar and its description:


Select this command is used to select objects in the model. This command works
in conjunction with the Locate Filter discussed later in this document.
Route Pipe this command is used to place pipe runs in the model.
Insert Split - this command is used to place a welded split or a takedown joint in
the selected pipe to create the needed spools lengths.
Insert Component - this command is used to place valves, tees and other inline
components (i.e. Instruments and specialty items) in the selected pipe.
Insert Tap - this command is used to place a tap in the selected component.
Generate Spools - this command is used to generate spools for the piping in the
model.
Create Penetration Spools - this command is used to generate penetration spools
for pipes that have penetration plates placed in the model.
Sequence Objects - this command is used to rename the components of a pipeline
or spool so that they are in a sequential order.
Group Pipe Parts - this command automatically creates, names, and assigns
piping objects to a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) item. The WBS items can
then be used to drive other operations in the software, such as Isometric
drawings that are created from WBS items. User must claim all the objects to a
WBS project before you can run this command on the objects.

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2. Locate Filter and Definitions


When in the Piping task environment, clicking on Select button will activate the
Locate Filter pull-down menu. Choosing one of these filters, user can change the type
of objects they can select in the model.

Pipelines: Pipelines contain pipe runs in the model and are created in the Systems
and Specifications task. When you create a pipeline, you are required to define a fluid
requirement and a fluid type as well as a line sequence number
Piping Runs: A pipe run is a connected series of pipe features that normally have the
same nominal piping diameter (NPD), slope, and flow direction, and are normally
governed by the same pipe specification. All pipe features belong to a pipe run. One
or more pipe runs make up a pipeline.
Piping Features: Piping features are logical collections of parts driven by the pipe
specification. There are several basic features: straight, turn, branch, end, run change,
split, and along leg component.
Piping Parts: Parts are the physical components that compose a feature and are
generally selected by the software. For example, the flanges, gaskets, and the gate
valve itself are examples of the parts composing the gate valve feature.
Piping Ports: Pipe Ports are the connection points on the pipe parts.
Taps: Taps are connection ports that are inserted by a user on a component or pipe.
Taps are added for placing pipe stub for support, and for connection to other
components such as instruments.
Welds: The weld selection filter is used for selecting welds in welded joints in the
model. This is useful when user wishes to change weld properties.
Clamps: The Clamp selection filter is used for selecting clamps used for mechanical
joints in the model.

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Connections: Selectable points that are generated at the point where two features are
connected to each other or to a pipe nozzle of equipment.
Spools / Penetration Spools: Spool selection filter is used to select spools from the
model or in the Assembly Tab of Workspace Explorer.
Equipment: The Equipment selection filter is used for selecting equipment in the
model.
Pipe Nozzle: The Pipe Nozzle selection filter is used for selecting equipment nozzles
in the model.
All: When you are working in a specific task, you can select objects in other
disciplines by changing the locate filter to All. For example, if you are working in the
Equipment task, you can set the filter to All, and then select and modify a structural
member.

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Piping Labs
The following labs are not intended to be step-by-step manual. The objectives are
presented and it is up to you to determine how to combine various tools to achieve the
pipe runs and features that are requested. In first few labs, steps are given to aid you in
the basic means of routing. Subsequent Labs builds on the knowledge gained in previous
Lab. Example, Lab 3 builds on Lab 1 and 2, and so on.
The instructor will demonstrate each functionality used prior to each lab. However, at any
time, the instructor will be available to show how to pick working planes, constraint
angles of routing, set the properties for the pipe run, etc. Your goal here is NOT to get
through the lab as quickly as possible. Your goal is to experiment with the tools, see how
they can be used in combination to achieve the described pipe run, and think about how
these tools can be best utilized by you, the piping designer.
Before starting any of the piping labs, set your tooltips as follows:
Piping Runs - Tool tip SuncorPipeRun
Piping Parts - Tool tip Pipe Component
Pipe Nozzle - Tool tip Nozzle ID

General Hints are provided and you should try to work from them first - especially the
more advanced users. Newer users to the software are encouraged to try the general hint,
but when confronted with a problem they are unable to move past, refer to the More
detailed help section(s).

** Disclaimer: Piping configurations, equipments, fluid codes, and piping material


specification on the following labs are NOT intended to illustrate good piping design.
They are merely to demonstrate the functionality of SP3D and assist users in completing
the piping labs.

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 NOTE: Set Active Permission Groups to 93_Piping before

proceeding with the Piping Labs.

Lab 1: Settings
After completing this lab, you will be able to:

Set appropriate filters for your workspace


Create a pipeline system
Paste Equipment from Catalog

1.Open or create a session file.


Note: An appropriate filter for the workflow contains the items you will be routing and
the systems you will be working in (Ex. Pipeline System 93IA3031), and any coordinate
systems you will be using with Pinpoint/Point Along. In the following labs use a filter
that is defined by USER# system and the USER# Coordinate system until advised
otherwise.
2. Define an appropriate filter for your workspace. Go to File>Define Workspace.
3. Select Create New Filter from the drop-down list.

4. A New Filter Properties window will open. Key-in a name for your filter. Use same
name as your area (recommended for this exercise)
5. In the system tab left mouse click on your Area (ex. WBSUSER1)

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6. Hit OK
Note: In the following steps, we will create pipeline system.
7. Expand Workspace Explorer and select Pipe under,
93>WBSUSER#>93_0011-1>Piping
8. Create New Pipeline under Pipe system (right-click> New System>New Pipeline)

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9.

In Property Pages Dialog box, Fill the following Properties


Name Rule = SuncorPipeline
Fluid =Instrument Air (IA)
Sequence No = 3031

10. OK on the form.


Note: The OK button closes the property page window and we can now see in
workspace explorer that a new pipeline is created. Repeat Steps 8, 9 & 10 to create the
following Pipelines.
Name Rule = SuncorPipeline
Fluid= Drinking Water (DW)
Sequence No = 1101
Name Rule = SuncorPipeline
Fluid=Process Water(PW)
Sequence No = 1201
Note: The following steps we will paste Equipments from the Catalog.
11. From the Pull-down menu click, Edit> Paste From Catalog
12. In the Modules window, browse as shown in the following figure.

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13. OK on the form.


14. In the Place Macro window, left mouse click on blue field under Selection column
then left mouse click on Eqp inWorkspace Explorer.

15. OK on Place Macro form.


Note: The OK button returns you to the dynamic graphic display. We can see that
we need to define a location for the equipment we need to paste. Activate PinPoint if not
already active.

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17. Key in the following coordinates in the Pinpoint coordinate fields for the location of
Pump 93G-3275A.
E: 50182071.0000 mm
N: 50881603.0000 mm
EL: 102852.0000 mm

18. Repeat Steps 11 to 17 for Pump 93G-3275B using below coordinates.


E: 50184071.0000 mm
N: 50881603.0000 mm
EL: 102852.0000 mm
Note: You will need to rename both the pumps equipment name.
19. Repeat Steps 11 to 17 for exchanger 93E-1099A and 93E-1099B. This time browse
through the catalog as shown below using the following coordinates for the location.

For: 93E-1099A
E: 50188071.0000 mm
N: 50877888.0000 mm
EL: 102597.0000 mm

For: 93E-1099B
E: 50190071.0000 mm
N: 50877888.0000 mm
EL: 102597.0000 mm

TAKE HOME:
1. Create a workspace filter using File> Define Workspace> New Filter
2. Type a name for your new filter and select objects to include in filter.
3. Create new Pipeline by right-clicking on the Piping System on workspace
Explorer, on the Fly-out menu click on New Pipeline.

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4. On the Pipeline property window, select SuncorPipeline in the name rule,
select the required Fluid and key-in the sequence number.
5. Pasting from catalog, from the pull-down menu click Edit> Paste From
Catalog.
6. In the Modules window, browse through the required object to paste, click the
object to highlight and click OK.
7. In the Place macro window Identify in the system hierarchy where the object
is to be placed.
8. Using the pinpoint ribbon bar key-in the location of the object in the 3D
environment.
9. Rename the pasted Object if required through the properties window.

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Lab 2: Basic Routing


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout described in the following text:
Route header run in pipeline 93IA3031 in the East-West Piperack to its completion using
SmartSketch and Global Coordinates system learned from preceding instruction.
1.Open or create a session file and define an appropriate filter for your workspace.
2. Go to the Piping Task environment. Make sure the Active Permission Group is set to
93_Piping
3. Select Route Pipe command from the vertical toolbar. On the Pipe Route ribbon bar
select <New Pipe Run> on the Run box.

Note: in the next step you will be selecting a Pipeline System where the piping you are
about to route will be stored / located. The Pipeline System is not just a hierarchy
container object, but also dictates what Specifications are available for routing.
4. The system opens the New Pipe Run Dialog box. Select &More in the Pipeline
property field to open the Select System dialog box.
5. Navigate the system folder hierarchy and select 93IA3031 pipeline system. Next, Fill
the following properties
Note: In Step 6,7,8 the inputs that we are providing allow the software to determine the
exact piping we want. If the selection we make here are not within the scope of the Spec
or Project Rules for the Piping Catalog, we will be notified of a catalog problem.
6. Specification = CBA
7. Nominal Diameter = 3 inch
8. If required, set the insulation/tracing by clicking the dropdown category, and selecting
Insulation and Tracing
9. Flow Direction = Undefined. You may leave this as Undefined and later on define
the flow using the Flow glyph after placing the pipe.

10.

Name Rule = SuncorPipeRun

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11. Click the OK button.


Note: The OK button returns you to the dynamic graphic display. Now we need to define
the Piperun Start point.
12. Key in the following coordinates in the Pinpoint coordinate fields for the Start
Point.
E: 50167900.0000 mm
N: 50884925.0000 mm
EL: 109594.0000 mm
13. Left mouse click on the main view to accept the start point.
14. Key in the following coordinates in the Pinpoint coordinate fields for the End
Point.
E: 50211939.0000 mm
N: 50884925.0000 mm
EL: 109594.0000 mm
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15. Left mouse click on the main view to accept the End point
Accomplishment: You have now successfully placed the header pipe run using
Coordinate Key in fields.
TAKE HOME:
1. Use the Route Pipe Command
2. Click New Pipe Run
3. Select the Pipeline System where to place the new pipe run
4. Fill-in the New Pipe run Properties window. Important: Set Name Rule to
SuncorPipeRun, set NPD, Spec, and key-in Sequence Number, set Insulation
and Tracing before routing a run.
5. Activate the Pinpoint ribbon bar by clicking on the Pinpoint Icon.
6. Key in the pipe run START point in the pinpoint ribbon bar.
7. Left click on the model view to accept the START point.
8. Key in the pipe run END point in the pinpoint ribbon bar.
9. Left click on the model view to accept the END point.
10. Define the Flow direction by first setting your locate filter to Pipe Run
11. Left click the newly routed pipe run and left click on the Flow glyph
12. Select the correct flow by left clicking on the flow arrows in the fly-out icons.
13. Right Mouse click to terminate the Route Pipe command.

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Lab 3: Basic Routing


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout exampled in the following screen
shot and described in the following text:
Route branch pipe run in pipeline 93IA3031 from the equipment/nozzle 93G3275A/Suction to previously placed Header run using SmartSketch and the Length
Control tools learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed
information.

1. Select Route Pipe command from the vertical toolbar and select the 93G3275A/Suction from which to start the pipe run.

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2. The system opens the Create Pipe Run Dialog box. Select &More in the Pipeline
property field to open the Select System dialog box.
3. Navigate the system folder hierarchy and select 93IA3031 pipeline system. Next, Fill
the following properties
4. Specification = CBA
5. Nominal Diameter = 3 inch
6. Flow Direction = UpStream.
7.

Name Rule = SuncorPipeRun

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8. Click the OK button.


Note: The OK button returns you to the dynamic graphic display and we can see that our
routing with start from our first commit point that we made back in step 1.
9. Go to the Pipe Route ribbon bar and key in 1000mm in the length box.
Recall that the length box values of 1000mm will constrain the length of pipe to that
value.
10. Position the cursor North of the nozzle until the system returns the SmartSketch axis
aligned indicator.

Note: North Smartsketch glyph

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Recall: This glyph reminder is your key to knowing that your projection for the routing
of the pipe is going in the North direction.

11. Left mouse click to accept the endpoint.

Accomplishment: You have now successfully placed the first pipe segment for this pipe
run using the smart sketch glyphs to control direction. Now you will be continuing the
run to route the next segment.
12. Go to the Pipe Route ribbon bar and key in 4000mm in the length box.
Think about what this does for you - do you understand how this helps you achieve your
goal of routing the next segment? Observe as you complete the next segment how this
repetitive workflow is used to complete the length of features that make up the pipe run.
13. Position the cursor in the Upward direction until the system returns the SmartSketch
axis aligned indicator.

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14. Left mouse click to accept the endpoint.


15. Position the cursor in the North direction until the system returns the SmartSketch
axis aligned indicator this time, Middle mouse click to lock pipe run to the North
orientation.

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16. Mouse over the 3 East-West Pipe run modeled earlier and Left mouse click on Pipe
straight feature to establish length of line being routed.

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17. Now we are ready to tie-in the branch run into the header.
Mouse over the 3 East-West Pipe run modeled earlier. Position the cursor in the Up
direction until the system returns the SmartSketch axis aligned indicator and Header Pipe
Straight Feature is highlighted. Left mouse click to accept the endpoint and place the
branch component.

18. Right mouse click to terminate the Pipe Route command.


Repeat the lab: this time make sure to incorporate the use of locking plane in your
workflow. The locking planes are not essential to completing this lab, but they will be used
in future labs - practice using them on a pipe run you already know how to route. Observe
how they constrain your routing.

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TAKE HOME:
1. Click the Route Pipe Command
2. Identify the Pump Suction Nozzle as the start point.
3. Fill-in the New Pipe Run Properties dialog box
4. Use the Length key-in field in the Route Pipe Ribbon Bar.
5. Move the cursor to the desired direction to display the Direction Glyph.
6. Left click to accept routing.
7. Use the Middle Mouse button to lock routing direction.
8. Left Click on an existing straight feature to insert a branch component and
complete the branch routing.

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Lab 4: Route a Pipe Run with PinPoint


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout exampled in the following screen
shot and described in the following text:
Route pipeline 93DW1101 from the equipment/nozzle 93E1099A/E2 to its completion
using PinPoint, Relative Tracking, Working Plane Control, Angle Control and the Length
Control tools learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed
information.

Recall from Piping Lab 2 & 3: Selecting System for Routing, inputting spec and size,
Locking length, Smartsketch glyph for N/E/U directions. These tools need to be used to
achieve the above routing example.
Hint:
Use Pinpoint's relative tracking functionality.
Start pinpoint and turn on relative tracking on before you start lab.
Start route pipe command, pick the nozzle and verify that target moves there and you see
0,0,0 on screen.
Then lock angle to 90 and enter E= -600mm, N = 600mm in the pinpoint.
Inserting the flange at 500 mm is optional but encouraged for the more advanced users.
Try using Insert Split command as well when inserting the flanges.
Achievement: You have successfully completed the workflow utilizing relative pinpoint
in conjunction with locked planes. You have further reinforced the techniques taught in
Lab 2 and Lab 3.

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TAKE HOME:
1. Use Pinpoint relative tracking.
2. Click on route pipe command and start from the Equipment nozzle.
3. Change the lock angle to 90 Deg. On the route pipe command ribbon bar.
4. Use the Pinpoint Ribbon bar to key in East and North coordinates. Note key-in
a negative value if you are routing to the south or to the west of your target.
5. Left click on the 3D window to accept previously entered coordinates and
place the routing.
6. Use the Length key-in found in the Route Pipe Command ribbon bar to
complete the routing.
7. Optional: Reposition your target on the center of the lower elbow found in the
vertical run.
8. Optional: To insert the break-out flange, use the insert component command,
select the Straight Pipe Feature.
9. Optional: Click on the Enter Insertion Point button on the insert component
Ribbon Bar and key-in the Elevation distance.
10. Hit Finish to place the Flange.

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Lab 5: Routing To or From Equipment Nozzles


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout exampled in the following screen
shot and described in the following text:
Route 12" NPD pipeline 93PW1201 from the equipment/nozzle 93E-1099B/D to
equipment/nozzle 93E-1099A/C using PinPoint, Working Plane Control, Angle Control
and the Length Control tools learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch
below for detailed information. (Fitting to Fitting makeup at the bottom)

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The pipeline you will be using is 93PW1201. Reference the screenshot below to find it in
the hierarchy

General Hints (advanced users): 1) You can select Nozzle D on the equipment item
93E-1099B as your start point for your pipe run. 2) When you are placing the "A"
straight feature, try locking your angle to 90 degrees in combination with your working
planes: then select the nozzle C on equipment 93E-1099A.
More detailed help:
1) Fitting to Fitting placement:
Start with the insert component command at nozzle D.
System opens the new pipe run dialog box.

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Select pipeline, Spec. and NPD.
Hit OK to close the piperun dialog box.
Select short code flange and hit finish.
Select 90 deg direction change
Rotate the elbow by key in 45 deg
Hit finish to place the elbow.
Select 90 deg direction change
Hit finish to place the second elbow.
Select the route pipe command to switch automatically to route.
2) Pinpoint tool and control plane
Use pinpoint and relocate the target at the nozzle C.
Make sure the plane control is set to NO PLANE and key in 1500mm in the EL pinpoint.
3) Smartsketch service
Use Smartsketch UP Glyph to make the SF straight up
Left mouse click to commit the SF.
Change the angle to 90Deg and move the mouse to find the nozzle C.
Left mouse click to place the Straight Feature A.
Unlock the Plan Plane and select the nozzle C again to finish route into nozzle C
TAKE HOME:
1. Start with the insert component command at nozzle D and Hit Finish to insert
a flange.
2. Select 90Deg. Direction change and rotate by 45Deg. Hit Finish.
3. When routing vertical SF. Use Nozzle C as reference point.
4. On the Route Pipe Ribbon Bar, Change angle to 90Deg and move the mouse
to Nozzle C. Left Click to place the SF.
5. Left click on nozzle C to complete the routing.

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Lab 5A: Routing To or From Equipment Nozzles


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout exampled in the following screen
shot and described in the following text:
Route 4" NPD pipeline 93IA1232 from exchanger 93E-1099A/A to pump
93G3275A/Discharge using Working Plane Control, Angle Control and the Length
Control tools learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed
information.

Recall all the techniques you have used in lab 1,2,3,4.


General Hints (advanced users): 1) If you set your pipe run to be 4" from the start then
the 4x2 concentric size change will need to be placed using the insert component

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command. 2) You can use Pinpoint (repositioning target to the equipment nozzle) to
achieve the routing described by the screenshot above.
More detailed help:
1) Inserting the Concentric Reducer on the pump
Start the insert component command.
Select the short code flange using 2 NPD to place the flange
Select the concentric size change and select 4 NPD run to place the reducer.
After the concentric size change is placed stop the route command (one way to do this is
to hit the select command).
2 ) Next, use a similar workflow to place an eccentric reducer on the Exchanger
nozzle.
Start at the exchanger nozzle using the insert component command.
Select the short code "flange".
Select the short code "eccentric reducer".
Select the 4 pipe run you made for the concentric reducer in the earlier workflow.
Ensure that the flat side is at the bottom. Else, rotate to 0 Deg.
3) Route between
Relocate target to suction nozzle of pump 93G-3275B.
Select Route Pipe command
You should now be in dynamics ready to place pipe.
Using pinpoint key in E 900 mm.
Hit left mouse click.
Use SmartSketch to make the Straight Feature west.
Select 90 deg direction change
Next Lock the Plane to North.
Move the cursor to the concentric reducer previously placed to get the north coordinate
and left mouse click to commit the second leg.

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Unlock the plane North and lock the plane to East.
Again, move the cursor to the concentric reducer previously placed to get the next
coordinate.
Left mouse click to place the next leg.
Click on the Concentric reducer end feature to complete the route.

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Lab 6: Routing To or From Straight Features


The goal of this lab is to achieve the piping layout exampled in the following screen
shot and described in the following text:
Create the branch line by routing a 3" pipe run under pipeline 93IA3031 from the Pump
93G-3275B/Suction to the header using Working Plane Control and Angle Control tools
learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed information.

General Hint (advanced users): Think about how inserting components like we did in
the previous lab and then using smartsketch glyphs would allow you to quickly route the
piping exampled above.
More detailed help:
Start routing at the pump using the insert component command and place the flange +
eccentric reducer + 90 elbow
Relocate your target to pump 93G-3275B/Suction .
Switch to route and key in E: -800mm . Left click to place the line.
Unlock everything, use the middle mouse to lock to the header and use smartsketch to
make the line north.

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Relocate target to cardinal point of previously placed pipe, key in EL: 2000mm and place
pipe upwards.
Left click on the header SF to place branch component and pipe to complete the route.

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Lab 7: Placing Inline Components


Insert 150# Flanged Gate Valves into the Pump suction lines. Refer to the sketch below
for detailed information.

Take Home:
1. Reposition Target to center of TEE.
2. Click on Insert Component Icon. Select the vertical SF.
3. Click on Enter Insertion Point Icon.
4. Key-in EL. -1000.
5. Left click on the 3D window to accept key-in.
6. Hit finish.
7. Repeat Steps 2-6 to complete the routing.

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Lab 8: Control Valve Station


Continue to route the pipeline 93DW1101 using the commands learned from preceding
instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed information.

Instrument Valve: Valve with Rotary Diaphragm Actuator Position A1.

See above image for Instrument valve details.


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TAKE HOME:
1. Use the length key-in field in the Route Pipe ribbon bar.
2. Insert the lower elbow using the Origin as the Reference Position.
3. Insert 200mm pipe length using the length key-in field in the Route Pipe
ribbon bar. And insert needed components.
4. When placing the Instrument Valve, click on Insert Component Icon>Select
Specify Component tag> Browse Instruments and select the Instrument from
the catalog. Highlight required instrument and click OK.
5. Click on the Properties Icon (left most Icon in the Insert Component Ribbon
Bar) and change the properties of the instrument valve. Hit OK.
6. Change Instrument name if required.
7. Hit Finish to place.
8. To insert the drains at midpoint of pipe, ensure that you get the Division
Glyph before left clicking to accept Branch location
9. To place Bypass, use Route Pipe Command; left click on the vertical SF, OK
on the new Pipe Run properties window. The left click on the other vertical
SF. Branch components will be inserted automatically as per catalog.

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Lab 9: Editing Pipe Run properties


Define the Insulation for the by pass in pipeline 93DW1101 using the commands learned
from preceding instruction. Refer the sketch below for detailed information.
Select the By Pass of the Control Valve and change properties to the following
information:

Create a Surface Style Rule to display the insulation graphic with transparent green style.
Note: If insulation is not shown, go to Format >View. On the Format View box, left
mouse click on Insulation under Selected Aspects. Ok on the form.

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Accomplishment: You now have set properties in a selected pipe run and modified the
surface style rules to display insulation graphics using different color.
TAKE HOME:
1. Insulation is turned ON/OFF via the View Aspects. Click on pull-down menu
Format>View.
2. In the Format View window, Click to highlight Insulation on Selected
Aspects window. Hit OK.

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Lab 10: Route Pipe Runs with SmartSketch &


PinPoint Tools
Route Pipeline 93PW2237 from the Exchanger 93E-1099B/Enoz1 nozzle to the East-West
Piperack using the tools learned from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for
detailed information.

Go to the Piping Task. Make sure the Active Permission Group is set to 93_Piping. Start
route from the suction nozzle using the following parameters:
Spec : CBA
Pipeline: 93PW2237
NPD: 10

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TAKE HOME:
1. Insert Flange and Reducer at Enoz1.
2. Reposition Target to Nozzle Centerline
3. Switch to Route Pipe, route Vertical SF and use key-in EL. 1300mm
4. Right Click to terminate routing command.
5. Click on Route Pipe Icon, Set Offset reference via the Offset field in Ribbon Bar. In
the Set offset Reference window, Click Cardinal Point radio button. Click on the
corresponding Offset Point. Hit OK.
6. Use the Length field in ribbon bar to key-in 1500 mm. And route pipe to the East.
7. Rotate last routed piping 113 Deg.
8. Click on Route Pipe Icon, DISABLE Offset and continue routing pipe using
Reposition Target as required.
9. Enable the Offset again only when routing requires that distance be measured from
BOP.

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Lab 11: Placing Instrument and Engineering Items


Insert valves along the pipeline 93PW2237. Refer to the sketch below for detailed
information.

Instrument Details: Gate Valve CL150 Gear Op. Mounted at variable Angles.
Part Class: CIGateVGearA4
Port 1 and Port 2 Details: (see following image)

Specialty Item Details: Custom Specialty Inline Valve with Gear Operator
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Part Class: CSValveOpGear24
Face to Center: 250 mm
Port 1 and Port 2 Details: (see following image)

TAKE HOME:
1. Use the Insert Component Command.
2. To ensure that insertion is at Midpoint the Division Glyph must be visible
before accepting insertion point.
3. Click insert Component Icon >Specify Component Tag>Browse Instruments>
Select Instruments from the catalog.
4. Change the properties of the instrument as required; ensure that changes are
made on both Ports 1 and 2 as instructed.
5. Hit Finish to complete placement.

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Lab 12: Route Sloped Pipe Runs


Route a Pipeline 93IA5221 from the Exchanger 93E-1099A /Enoz2 using the tools learned
from preceding instruction. Refer to the sketch below for detailed information.
Start route from the Exchanger 93E-1099A /Enoz2 using the following parameters:
Spec: CBA
Pipeline: 93IA5221 (Create this new pipeline system)
Slope enabled
North-South leg: Run slope down 50 mm /1m
East-West leg: Run slope down 10 mm /1m

Note: Not all pipelines are shown for clarity.

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Optional: Re-route the pipeline using the following parameters:


North-South leg: Run slope down 3 Deg.
East-West leg: Run slope down 0.57 Deg.
Hint: Set Slope units to Degrees.
TAKE HOME:
1. Create new Pipe Run to define Minimum Slope in the New Pipe Run
properties window.
2. If a smaller Slope is required, a new run must be created to change the
Minimum Slope initially set.

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Lab 13: Placing Taps


After completing this lab, you will be able to: Use the Place Tap Command and Insert an
Endolet.
Insert a Tap at the elbow of pipeline 93PW2237 as shown below with the following
parameters.

Select the tap port and insert an Endolet

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In the following steps we will place a drain in an Eccentric reducer as shown.


Insert a Tap at the Eccentric Reducer of the 93IA1232 pipeline as shown below with the
following parameters.

Select the tap port to insert an endolet, nipple, an instrument root valve and then a plug.

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TAKE HOME:
1. Click on Insert Tap Icon
2. Left-click on the Piping Part to Tap.
3. In the Option field in Insert Tap Ribbon bar, select the required Tap.
4. Change the reference position to achieve the right tap orientation.
5. Click Finish.

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Lab 14: Advanced Routing


Create Pipeline 93BD1228 using newly created pipeline, place PSV-1228 from the Endolet
as shown and change Bolt length at PSV inlet to 3/4 longer.

See following PSV Details: Simple Instrument Angle Valve: Part Class: 2PRVA14
Port 1 NPD (Outlet): 4
Port 1 Rating: CL150

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Change Actuator Dimensions as below.

See OPS> References and Procedures>SmartPlant3D Pipe> Pipe: Longer bolts for
PSV.
TAKE HOME:
1. Instruments are selected using the Insert Component Icon> Specify
Component Tag> Browse Instruments >Select Instruments.
2. Change the instruments properties FIRST before clicking Finish to place it.
3. To modify the bolt lengths, first change the Locate Filter to Connections.
4. Select the Distribution Connection in the 3D view, right-click and go to
Properties.
5. On the Relationship Tab select Bolt Set and click Go To button.
6. Click on Occurrence Tab and Change Option to desired Bolt Length.

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Lab 15: Placing Orifice Flanges


Insert an Orifice Flange in pipeline 93IA1232 as shown below.

More Detailed Help:


Start by using the insert component command and left mouse click on the midpoint of
piping straight feature (when the divisor glyph appears).
Select Flange as the component type.
Left Mouse click on the properties button and change type to Orifice Flange. A prompt
No Mating Flange Found will appear. OK on prompt.

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Ok on the form
Click Finish.
Click Insert component button, identify Orifice flange previously placed and pick Specify
Component Tag, Browse Instruments; choose Orifice plate 30P1 > 30P14.
EDIT properties:
Face 1 to centre and Face 2 to centre add half of the desired thickness in each box,
which overall will be the desired thickness.
Port 2 and Port 1 to be as follows:
Termination Sub Class: Thru-Bolted without bolt holes.
End Preparation: Raised-face thru-bolted end without bolt holes(most specs).
End Standard: default (not Orifice Flanges).

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Ok on the form.
Click Finish.
Edit properties of the mating Orifice Flange from Mating Part to Base Part
Rotate Orifice flanges as shown then place nipples and instrument root valve.

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Lab 16: Inserting Check valves


Insert a Check Valve at pipe midpoint in pipeline 93IA3031 as shown.

More detailed help:


Set Locate filter to Piping Runs.
Select the piping run that needs a check valve. Set the flow to ? as shown below.

Set the locate filter to Piping Features

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Select insert component and then select the pipe straight feature that requires the check
valve (ensure that the divisor glyph shows before left clicking the mouse to achieve a
midpoint placement)
Using the toggle switch, the check valve can be oriented to the right flow direction. If the
pipe run flow was NOT set to ?, the toggle switch would be inactive (grayed out).

Select the Finish button in the ribbon bar to complete the insertion of the check valve.
Set the Locate filter to Piping Runs
Select the pipe run with the check valve and set the flow direction to match the flow of
the check valve.
TAKE HOME:
1. When Check Valves are placed, the system checks for the Pipe Run flow
direction and orients the valve accordingly.
2. Set the Flow direction to no flow or undefined to enable the switch to the left
of the Reference position dialog box in the ribbon toolbar.
3. Click Finish to complete the check valve insertion/placement.

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Lab 17: Placing Control Points


More Detailed Help:
Refer to OPS> References and Procedures>SmartPlant3D Pipe> Pipe: PlacementControl Point.

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Lab 18: Inserting Attribute Breaks and Pipe Splits


Locate Pipeline 93DW1101, and use the insert Spilt command to add personal protection
insulation from Nozzle connection up to 1800mm from pavement as shown.

General Hints:
Use pinpoint to locate the split point along pipe run.
Set the selection tool filter to Feature to select the split section of pipe and flange.
Use user defined insulation in the properties page to set Personnel Protection insulation.
Use Format>View to turn on the insulation on the views and Format>Surface Style Rules
to change the display style to a translucent color. User may use pre-defined filter
(\Catalog\PP_Insulation)

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Lab 19: Pipe Supports


Before proceeding with this Lab, Paste the Slab_Piping_Training from the catalog
using the following coordinates:
E: 50181759.0000 mm
N: 50877511.0000 mm
EL: 102597.0000 mm

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Add Pipe supports as shown.

More Detailed Help:


Refer to OPS> References and Procedures>SmartPlant3D Pipe> Pipe: Pipe Support
Placement Procedures.
BS3: Page 27
S1 : Page167

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Lab 20: Introduction to TO DO LIST


More Detailed Help:
Refer to OPS> References and Procedures>SmartPlant3D General> Gen: To Do List:
Meaning

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