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January, 2018

EC-CAD Updates and Improvements

  • New construction behavior for round and oval dual wall end caps

Round and Oval Caps now have Type A and Type B construction options. The two types will vary the construction for dual wall end caps.

Type A has both the exterior and the interior Top Face sized by the exterior diameter of the end cap for construction similar to the picture below. Where A is the exterior Top Face, B is the interior Top Face, and C is the exterior Length Face.

Type B has the exterior Top Face sized by the exterior diameter, the interior Top Face sized by the interior diameter, and provides both an exterior and interior Length Face for construction similar to the picture below.

Where A is the exterior Top Face, B is the interior Top Face, and C is the exterior Length Face, and D is the interior Length Face.

Your preferred construction method can be setup in the Specifications.

  • Dual wall indicator improvements for Round and Oval Duct tickets

Label Tickets will display as “Alias” and “Alias” for Round and Oval Duct.

Fitting Tickets will display as “Alias” , Label Tickets.

  • Type Property added to Tickets

A new Type property has been added to Tickets to help differentiate between Round and Oval Duct Types (Spiral, Spiral Rib, and Longitudinal). This parameter will report the Duct Type for both the exterior and interior shells.

  • New Option “Show Full Sheet” for Sheet Labels

A new option named Show Full Sheet has been added to the Ticket Fabricate Properties. When checked your sheet labels will show the entire sheet. When unchecked your sheet labels will zoom in to the used portion of the sheet.

The “Show Full Sheet” option can be found by selecting the Properties Icon on the Tickets Tab.

  • New alignment mark for Oval Gored Elbows

This parameter has been added to the Fitting Settings for the Oval Elbow, Gored fitting.

  • Vicon cutter driver improvements

The Vicon Type 1 driver has been removed and the Vicon Type 2 driver has been updated to remove code 65 from the end of the file. This code 65 was adding an unwanted blank sheet at the end of each job.