Win32 and 64, English

auxalia GmbH
PlantClashDetection Tool enables users to analyse clashes between model and xref objects from within Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D without the use of Autodesk® Navisworks.

General Usage Instructions

You start the PlantClashDetection user interface to check for clashes as well as maintain clashes. You can either select parts of your drawing to have them checked for clashes or you don't select anything to get the whole drawing checked.

A detailed guide will be shown in the online user documentation.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Opens the main user interface allowing you to check and manage clashes


PlantClashDetectoin will be installed like any other windows application. The PlantClashDetection ribbon will be installed for all installed AutoCAD Plant 3D products on your machine. The PlantClashDetection ribbon can be found under PlantTools.

Additional Information

Online documentation can be found here.

Known Issues

There are no known issues as of now. Bugs which are reported are fixed ASAP and a new release will be published.


Company Name: auxalia GmbH
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Support Information

Send an email to and the next available support person will take care of your ticket. Please attach a detailed description preferably as screenshots or video.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

- Change: Because of compatibility reasons, PlantClashDetection must be updated as well

New: Adapted PlantTools for AutoCAD Plant 3D 2024 (PT-2112) Change: Updated to DevExpress 22.2.5 for all PlantTools (PT-2121) Change: Log file isn't written in the correct path (PT-2141)

New: Adapted PlantTools for AutoCAD Plant 3D 2023 (PT-1571) Change: Updated to DevExpress 21.2.6 for all PlantTools (PT-1580) Change: Remove ACPAssetOwnership table (PT-1554) Bug fix: Relative URIs in other applications caused an FATAL ERROR (PT-1563)

New: Show info dialog if installed PlantTools doesn't have required minimum version (PT-1441) New: Global Language Setting for all PlantTools (PT-1417) Bug fix: FATAL CRASH when ribbon tooltips should be shown and PlantTools have different language settings (PT-1393)

Bug fix: Plant 3D multiplied PlantTools ribbon icons and got very very slow when switching between work spaces several times (PT-1117) Bug fix: Slow Plant 3D performance when PlantTools Plugin cannot acquire a network license (PT-1113)

New: Support for AutoCAD Plant 3D 2022 (PT-1023) New: auxaliaLicenseManager automatically runs "Check for Updates..." (PT-160) Change: Updated to DevExpress 20.2.6 (PT-1039) Change: No support for AutoCAD P&ID 2016/2017 and AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016/2017 (PT-1031) Change: Changed Trial Period from 30 to 14 days (PT-975) Change: More informative licensing dialogs Change: Replacing standard Windows Message boxes with our own dialogs (PT-742) Change: Implemented F1 to open our own browser

New: Support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2021.

Change: New program icons and ribbon images

New: Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2020

New: Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2019

New: Support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2018

New: Borrowing of network licenses

New: Support for AutoCAD® P&ID/Plant 3D® 2017 64Bit

Bug fix: Update needed due to a new PnPDataObjects.dll in SP1 for AutoCAD® P&ID 2016 and AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2016

New: Support for AutoCAD® P&ID/AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2016

Changed: PlantTool is ready for Autodesk Exchange Apps. The PlantTool icons will be found under "Plugins"

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