CONNECT Edition 10.08.00.51 (Update 8)
Background As per project requirement Steam Trap component needed to add in OpenPlant Modeler Connect. In this wiki article, we will explore the concept of how to create a Steam Trap component.
Steps to Accomplish 1.Launch Bentley Class editor. 2. For the desired workset location, Select OpenPlant3D.01.08 schema & click on Open to load the schema. Supplement it with the below schema. OpenPlant_3D_Supplemental_Information_3DComponent.01.08.ecschema OpenPlant_3D_Supplemental_Modeling.01.08.ecschema 3. Navigate the STEAM_TRAP class. As shown below 4. Navigate the strainer class and right-click on that, click on custom attributes and select the copy option as shown below. 5. Select the "Use Class As Custom Component", "Component Ports Information" and "Creation Attribute" attributes from the Strainer class as shown below. Click on OK. 6.Configure your Steam Trap "Component Ports Information" as required and set "Use Class As Custom Component" to "True". 7. Save and close Class Editor.8. Launch OpenPlant Modeler 9. Create your Steam Trap component graphics using MicroStation elements as shown below 10. Select the graphical elements and select "Create New Custom Component" from Piping Task
11. Select STEAM_TRAPClass from the component type drop-down menu. If Specification is already created check the ON 'Use Spec Data' option in the dialog. It will automatically populate the Port data. But if there are no entries in the spec, you need to manually define the ports. Specify the Nominal Diameter, End Preparation, Facing as shown below. 12.Click on define origin and define origin as shown below 13.Define the Main Port as shown below.
14.Define the Run Port as shown below. 15.Test and verify the results.