New Release – AutoPIPE Vessel CONNECT Edition v42 Update 3 (Version 42.03.00.010) is now available.

New Release – AutoPIPE Vessel Powered by Microprotol CONNECT Edition v42 Update 3 (Version 42.03.00.010) is now Available. The Most Comprehensive Software for Vessel Pressure, Heat Exchanger, and Tank Design Optimization

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The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the CONNECT Edition v42 Update 3 of AutoPIPE Vessel v42.03.00.010:

  • Codes/Standards Update
    • European Design Code EN 13445-3:2014+A8:2019.
    • ASME Standard Flanges B16.5-2017/B16.47-2017.
    • ASME Standard Pipes B36.10M-2018/B36.19M-2018.

  • User Interface
    • The Tube Bundle Layout Cross View has been improved for a better user experience and also includes user input checking (e.g., Clash Detection).
    • The Material Database Manager has been updated to include user query and filter features.

  • Calculation
    • Lifting Lugs on a Equipment Head can now be rotated about the vertical axis.

  • Interoperability
    • Added support for SolidWorks 2021.

  • Security Release Notes
    • Not applicable to this release.

  • Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly CONNECT Licensing)
    • This product version utilizes Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly CONNECT Licensing), which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly CONNECT Licensing) features new behavior to enhance your organization's user administration and security with mandatory user sign-in via CONNECTION Client to access the application. If you are already signed in to the CONNECTION Client, you have met this prerequisite. If you have not, please refer to the Administrator's Resource Center and/or contact your administrator for assistance in the registration and sign-in process.

  • Notes
    • Installation on a 32-bit Operating System is no longer supported, please upgrade to 64-bit Operating system.

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