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Virtual Mechanical Revit
« on: Feb 01, 2021, 01:43:57 AM »
XtraCAD, with all of the feedback and support for the beta version (VDC REVIT), it is my pleasure to introduce Virtual Mechanical For Revit, free forever! Built on the Fabrication MEP Engine, Virtual Mechanical leverages and extends Autodesk Fabrication features and functionality, turning your Revit MEP workstation into a POWERFUL MEP design build platform. Please see the below link to download installers for your versions of Revit.

VIRTUAL MECHANICAL REVIT DOWNLOADS

Current Features:

● SPEC DRIVEN AUTOMATIC HANGER PLACEMENT
ONE OF THE BEST FABRICATION HANGER AUTOMATION TOOLS ON THE MARKET TODAY.
● SPEC DRIVEN AUTOMATIC MULTISERVICE HANGER PLACEMENT
HANG THOSE LARGE RACKS LIKE A PRO WITH TWO CLICKS.
● SPEC DRIVEN AUTOMATIC OPENING & SLEEVE PLACEMENT
PLACE OPENING FAMILIES AND APL POINTS WHERE FAB PARTS & FIRE DAMPERS INTERSECT OTHER RELEVANT MODEL/LINKED ELEMENTS.
● SPEC DRIVEN AUTOMATIC FABRICATION TAG PLACEMENT
ANY FAMILY, ANY PLACE, AUTOMATICALLY. C1, C2, TOP, BOTTOM, CENTER, CONNECTOR OFFSET, WIDTH OFFSET, ETC. YOU NAME IT.
● SPEC DRIVEN SERVICE VIEW FILTERS
AUTOMATICALLY & INSTANTLY CREATE LEAN VIEW FILTERS FOR YOUR SERVICES.
● SPEC DRIVEN AUTOMATIC SHEET, VIEW, & SCHEDULE CREATION
USING ASSEMBLIES, SCOPE BOXES, OR PARAMETER DRIVEN PACKAGES.
● AUTOMATIC & EXTENSIVE FABRICATION DATA
DIMENSIONS, WET WEIGHTS, AREA, VOLUME, CENTERLINE, CONNECTORS, HANGERS, ANCILLARIES...
● AUTOMATIC ASSEMBLY OR PARAMETER DRIVEN PACKAGE CREATION
5 CLICKS GENERATE 4 SPOOLS.
● ROBUST ASSEMBLY & PACKAGE CREATION OPTIONS
OPTIONALLY COLOR, HIDE, INCLUDE TAPS & EXCLUDE FIELD COUPLINGS ON PACKAGE CREATION.
● REAL TIME FABRICATION DATA, DIMENSION & PROPERTY EDITING FOR MULTIPLE FABRICATION PARTS AT ONCE
INCLUDING FABRICATION HANGERS!
● POWERFUL SELECTION FILTERING TOOLS THAT WORK WITH ALL REVIT CATEGORIES
USE MULTIPLE REVIT FILTERS, AND/OR/NOT OPERATORS, AND EXTENSIVE FABRICATION DATA TO FILTER YOUR SELECTIONS.
● AUTOMATICALLY CONNECT OR DISCONNECT ELEMENTS
WORKS WITH FABRICATION PARTS, TAPS, WELDOLETS, & MEP FAMILIES.
● AUTOMATIC FABRICATION WORKPLANE CREATION
ENABLES EASY DIMENSIONING/DETAILING OF ANY VIEW DIRECTION, 3D & ISOMETRIC VIEWS.
● POWERFUL INTERCHAGEABLE FABRICATION PART NUMBERING TOOLS
SORTING, SERVICE ISOLATION, COMPARE WITH & REUSE EXISTING NUMBERS, KEEP EXISTING NUMBERS...
● RENUMBER ASSEMBLIES & PARAMETER DRIVEN PACKAGES
QUICKLY & EASILY, USING ANY FORMAT.
● EXTENSIVE QA/QC TOOLS
STANDARD STRAIGHTS, OFFSET ANGLES, THROAT RADIUS, CONNECTOR VARIATIONS, MISSING PART NUMBERS, DISCONNECTIONS...
● INSTANTLY CREATE SCHEDULES & BOMS WITH SELECTED ELEMENTS
REMOVE ELEMENTS, & ADD ELEMENTS TOO!
● MAJ EXPORT CREATION
OPTIONALLY FILTERING BY & CHANGING FABRICATION STATUS AS WAS STANDARD IN FABRICATION CAD
● THE ONE & ONLY REVIT FABRICATION ATTACHER ARROW!
WHICH WAY IS THIS FABRICATION PART "FACING"? THE REVIT ATTACHER ARROW KNOWS!
● AUTOMATICALLY "OPTIMIZE LENGTHS"
IN REAL TIME AS WE MODEL.
● HANGER LOAD ESTIMATION
EVENLY DISTRUBUTE THE WEIGHT/WET WEIGHT OF SELECTED PARTS TO SELECTED HANGERS.
● MUCH, MUCH MORE...


Virtual Mechanical is under continuous development and is constantly improving! Questions, comments, suggestions and bug reports are tremendously appreciated! Please direct any or all of the above to support@miclogic.com! Your feedback is invaluable.

Steven Micaletti
Miclogic Software Solutions
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 09:08:44 AM by DotNet »

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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #1 on: Feb 01, 2021, 19:12:51 PM »
Downloaded. very nice.

I especially like the way you can edit lengths of Unistrut, without having to stretch them to reference planes or detail lines.
I'm sure there are other good features too.

Thanks for posting this.

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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2022, 13:40:45 PM »
I have updated the original post above to include latest installer downloads for Virtual Mechanical Revit 2019-2023. Free forever. Thank you for all of the support!
« Last Edit: May 20, 2022, 15:14:36 PM by DotNet »

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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2022, 06:52:28 AM »
Thank you for making this tool!!!
Is your computer on?

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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #4 on: Jul 08, 2022, 11:56:13 AM »
Awesome!  I love this.
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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #5 on: Jul 08, 2022, 16:07:15 PM »
Thanks for doing this!
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Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Reply #6 on: Jul 08, 2022, 22:32:59 PM »
very nice :)