Super Hangers

Super Hangers

Win64, English

BIM SOFT SOLUTIONS
This tool is designed to place hangers along the (Ducts, Pipes, Conduits, Cable Trays) automatically.

General Usage Instructions

Work Flow:  

The tool will automatically define the needed shared parameter  "Super_Hangers_Comment" to your model to be able to start work, if this parameter is not defined automatically, you can transfer it from the below path.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zTXvHM78mMWZBwQZqnfmZJTLUaGbgV7F/view

or you can define it manually as an instance parameter to all MEP categories from under the below path.
C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\BIME_All_Hangers_2019.bundle\Contents\2019\Documentation\Resources\SharedParams.txt

  1. Select the desired Element.
  2. Click the Element hanger command.
  3. The Element Hangers form will appear.
  4. Select the hanger family type.
  5. Write the offset distance between hangers in mm.
  6. Select the upper level of the hanger or the tool will select it automatically.
  7. Click ok to get the result
  8. This tool will automatically place hangers along with all the elements. 

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

The tool will work with the hangers families attached to the tool (only).

Don't forget to use "reverse" command when the hangers not follow the element slope.

Contact

Company Name: BIM SOFT SOLUTIONS
Support Contact: bim_s_s@yahoo.com

Author/Company Information

BIM SOFT SOLUTIONS

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.1.7

Fixing the bug of hanger slope when working with sloped fabrication pipe.

1.1.6

Fixed the bug, that caused bigger hanger size while working with round pipe or duct with insulations.

1.1.5

Fixed bug, which caused an error while working with fabrication ducts.

1.1.4

The tool will alert the user in case, it failed to automatically define the needed shared parameters.

1.1.3

1. Fixing the bug occurred when 2 levels have same name or elevation exist in the file

1.1.2

1. The new update will enable users to place one hanger at desired point by picking. 2. The tool will keep the distance between hangers values and hanger type for future use. 3. We added a new tab for the user to setup distance between hangers for all sizes and save it for the tool future use to enable the tool to detect the needed hanger's distance for the selected element without user interference.

1.1.1

1. Adding new hanger families 2. New check box "Reverse direction" to adjust hangers in case of deviation or not placed ( if any ). 3.Adding new shared parameter for the tool usage instead of using the comments parameter. 4. Fix the process of placing hangers before and after the fittings or accessories and recalculate the distance between hangers.

1.1.0

The tool can work with MEP fabrication parts.

1.0.0

Initial Release
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