PipeDesigner 3D version 3.5 is the latest update of this WindowsÂ®-based 3-D CAD software for piping and mechanical contractors. This version offers tight integration with AutoCAD 2004, faster regeneration times, and 75 percent smaller file sizes, says the company. Version 3.5 also features new toolbars, palettes, and menus to simplify the design process, the company says. Graphic illustrations and point-and-click tab organization makes locating carriers, clamps, hangers, and brackets quicker, says the company.
Quickpen International, 384 Inverness Dr. South, Ste. 200, Englewood, CO 80112; 800-234-3758; 303-268-3288 (fax); www.quickpen.com.