• Why PapriCAD® 2D Piping Design Software?

    Your priority is to create accurate two-dimensional plant designs more efficiently, at lowered costs and on time. PapriCAD 2D can help.

    • Faster project start-up with a user-friendly interface and world-class customer support
    • Improve plant design efficiency and reduce errors with spec-driven functionality and automatic checking tools that keep designs compliant with engineering specifications
    • Reduce costs with a comprehensive set of applications that include P&ID, Plans & Elevations, Isometrics, Electrics and AutoCAD®
    • Improve collaboration with a platform that scales to the size and scope each project from single users to large global teams
    • Save and share drawings in AutoCAD® DWG file format
    • Easily re-use designs by copying existing project settings and drawings for new projects

    How Can PapriCAD 2D Work for You?

    PapriCAD 2D is used for plant design projects ranging from small retrofits and expansions to full-scale facility design and construction within the Oil & Gas industry. Users include…

    Engineering Contractors (EPCs)

    Handover designs to clients with confidence. PapriCAD 2D helps you maximize productivity with minimal cost and minimal errors from projects ranging in size, users and complexity.

    • Efficiently manage workflows, materials and resources
    • Quickly get your team up-and-running with minimal or no training
    • Reuse designs
    • Concurrent multi-site, multi-discipline projects

    Owner Operators (OOs)

    Capture return on investment more quickly from piping drawings to first oil. Effectively plan, manage and control short-term project performance and long-term plant operations success.

    • Manage concurrent projects across multiple contractors
    • Share data across teams and with customers
    • Ensure projects and plant operations comply with regulatory standards and customer specifications

    Resource and Energy Companies

    Complete your plant retrofits, expansions and full-scale facility design and construction with a reliable, cost-effective plant design solution.

    • Easy-to-use software reduces training requirements
    • Provide consultants with data that conforms to in-house company standard specs (e.g., pipe specs, drawing standard, border drawings and other settings)
    • Standardize drawing files in native DWG format to eliminate data loss and avoid time consuming error-prone translation

    Independent Contractors

    As an independent contractor, you need to keep your costs down while delivering successfully on projects to clients. PROCAD’s affordable stand alone licensing plus world-class support keeps you competitive and performing at your best.

    • Lower software cost over lifetime*
    • World-class support and training

    *PROCAD Software has a lower software lifetime cost than competitors. We calculated this based on lower initial license cost, training requirements and the costs of ongoing support and IT services.

  • PapriCAD 2D Features

    Get Started

    Accelerate training, deployment and management of PapriCAD 2D with a robust set of services and resources that meet your level of need.

    • Express installation auto-configures piping design software within minutes
    • Simplified installation and provisioning to scale from single to multiple networked licenses
    • In-product wizard guides set-up and help
    • Free assistance during installation and deployment
    • Custom training onsite and via web conference
    • On-demand web tutorials
    • Subscription Plan for comprehensive software coverage
    • Easily convert trial licenses to full product licenses at any point during or after the trial period with FlexNet licensing technology
    • Perpetual licenses with easy upgrade option to newer software versions

    Efficient Design

    Improve plant design efficiency and reduce costly errors with a fully customizable and intelligent rules-based software.

    • Built-in AutoCAD® for designers and customers to exchange and edit drawing files in DWG format
    • Project settings restrict usage to approved piping specs
    • Automatic background compliance checks alert users when straying from established piping design parameters
    • Create BOM files in multiple formats: drawing (DWG), web (HTML), Excel (CSV or .xls) and text files
    • Generate material reports for the entire project, a single or a group of 2D drawing or report by line number(s)
    • Standard libraries are thoroughly checked to ensure accurate component data for piping and structural steel
    • Edit piping specifications and component data files with Spec Generator
    • Set project parameters to conform to your company standards with Standards Manager
    • Change layers, colors, component size and appearance
    • Purchase individual applications: P&ID, Plans & Elevations, Isometrics, Electrics or purchase the full Piping Suite that includes: P&ID, Plans & Elevations, Isometrics

    Better Collaboration

    The scalable multi-user working environment allows you to setup projects of all sizes from single users to large global teams and ensure uniformity across disciplines.

    • Dozens of engineers and designers can work concurrently on a project
    • Achieve consistent and uniform project drawings output by using the same standards and specs
    • Create unlimited number of projects
    • Copy existing project settings and drawings for re-use in new projects
    • Customize each project settings, layers, etc.
    • Assign where the project drawing will be stored
    • Restrict use of project piping specs to approved specs
    • Assign border drawing templates
    • Create list of available line numbers
    • Access project defined BOM templates
    • Share drawings in DWG format
    • Standards and specs are portable with the Export/Import feature to sync data between engineer and customer
    • Global BOMs can be shared with procurement in Excel file format

  • PapriCAD 2D Benefits

     

    Same Day Set-Up

    The easy-to-use and friendly user interface requires minimal training to install, set-up and get started. We also offer a robust set of support services that meet your level of need.

    Efficient Design Solutions

    Quickly produce accurate 2D plant drawings and P&IDs from scratch or re-use existing designs with intelligent spec-driven drafting and robust bill of materials.

    Integrated

    Manage a single infrastructure that comes with AutoCAD®. PapriCAD 2D and 2D DESIGNER are also fully compatible to share drawings, standards, pipe specs and BOM templates.

    Customizable

    Customize PapriCAD 2D to your exact needs. Purchase individual applications – P&ID, Plans & Elevations, Isometrics, Electrics – or get the full Piping Suite (comes with P&ID, Plans & Elevations and Isometrics).

    Better Collaboration

    PapriCAD 2D scales to the size and scope of each project from single users to large global teams. Easily share design files in DWG format and setup projects to ensure uniformity across disciplines.

     

  • PapriCAD 2D Applications

    PapriCAD 2D comes with all the applications you need to form a complete 2D plant design solution.

    PapriCAD 2D P&ID

    Reduce your design and documentation time for creating intelligent Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) schematics.

    • Symbol Libraries
      Extensive industry-standard symbols and customized symbols for valves, instruments, instrument lines, instrument balloons and instrument equipment.
    • Line Types and Piping Specs
      Define line types for primary (process) and secondary (utility) lines to be distinguished by color and/or line thickness. Piping specs support pipe sizes from 1/8” to 80” (3mm to 2000mm).
    • Automation
      Draw vessels, exchangers, tanks, flare stacks, pumps, compressors, exchangers, re-boilers and more. Intelligently breaks long instrument balloon edges to ensure your instrument numbers do not bleed into the instrument blocks for clarity.
    • BOM for Valves
      You can easily generate valve BOMs for a single drawing, a specific line number, or for the complete project. Get a head start on ordering valves, especially the ones with long delivery schedules.
    • Instrument, Equipment and Line List
      Create global lists for project instruments, equipment or line numbers. You can insert lists in the drawing or export them in multiple file formats.
    • Global Changes
      Make global changes to valve and instrument attribute data to reduce edit time and ensure data accuracy.

    PapriCAD 2D Plans & Elevations

    Efficiently and accurately create 2D piping, structural and civil drawings choosing from an extensive variety of components including valves, flanges, pipe fittings and structural steel items.

    • Spec-Driven
      Spec driven with background compliance checking to ensure your input is accurate.
    • Override Options
      Override piping specs if you need to. Alerts from the software inform you of the pending override and requires your confirmation to proceed.
    • Automation
      Increase drafting speed when placing vessels by providing its dimension and let the program do the rest for you. Draw structural components such as ladders, stairs and building outlines by entering their data. Save time with the auto-routing feature in piping layouts.
    • Generate Piping BOMs
      Generate Bill of Materials (BOMs) for your piping components for a single drawing, a specific line number or for the complete project. BOM files can be created in multiple formats: inserted into a drawing (DWG format), web format (HTML), Excel format (CSV, or .xls or xlsx) and in text files.
    • Extensive Piping & Structural Steel Components
      Get a comprehensive selection of pipe components, structural steel members and civil drafting routings to produce perfect plans and elevations.
    • Variety of Pipe and Structural Steel Types
      • Supports pipe sizes from 1/8” to 80” (3mm to 2000mm).
      • Supports ANSI flanges and valves from 150 to 2500 lb.
      • Supports threaded and socket weld fittings from 2000 to 9000 lb.
      • Supported structural steel shapes include wide flange, standard beam, angle, tee, channel and HSS

    PapriCAD 2D Isometrics

    Speed creation and modification of your isometrics with this intelligent, spec-driven piping isometric drawing application.

    • Variety of Piping Components
      Vast selection of pipe fittings, flanges, valves and supports to make your job easier. Piping components come in flanged, threaded, socket weld and butt-weld configurations.
    • Spec-Driven
      Spec driven with background compliance checking to ensure your input is accurate.
    • Override Options
      Easily override the operational spec if you need to. Isometrics will allow you to proceed with the override after alerting you of the pending deviation from standard practices.
    • Automation
      Draw vessels by simply selecting two corners, sequentially place piping components with AutoRoute, annotate valves and generate BOMs. All made easy by the program’s intelligent background checking.
    • BOM Generator
      Generate Bill of Materials (BOMs) for your piping components for a single drawing, a specific line number, or for the complete project. BOM files can be created in multiple formats: inserted into a drawing (DWG format), web format (HTML), Excel format (CSV, or .xls or xlsx) and in text files.
    • Destination Control
      Specify where fittings are to be shipped – to the field or any number of fabrication shops.
    • Supports Variety of Sizes and Weights
      • Supports pipe sizes from 1/8” to 80” (3mm to 2000mm).
      • Supports ANSI flanges and valves from 150 to 2500 lb.
      • Supports threaded and socket weld fittings from 2000 to 9000 lb.

    PapriCAD 2D Electrics

    Draw flawless electrical single line diagrams, control schematics and layout drawings.

    • Extensive Libraries
      Get a comprehensive selection of electrical symbols and components.
    • Automation
      A range of design routines automates many of your day-to-day drafting functionality, like preset line types, drawing terminal blocks, wire tagging and cable tray layouts. There are so many productivity tools and only by trying AutoELECTRIC, you will appreciate its capabilities in simplifying your design process.
    • Standards Control
      The Standards Manager included with AutoELECTRIC helps you control drafting and design standards. You can easily create customized standards to match your project or customer’s drafting and design criteria.
    • Additional Features
      Provides many more time-saving routines and templates, including:
      • Comprehensive library of drawings for I/O cards for Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Square D
      • Library of drawings for single & 3-phase Lighting Panel Schedules (6-42 circuits)
      • Shutdown Key Template drawings for E, D & C size drawing borders (A0, A1 & A2)
      • Automation for placing Terminal Blocks and wiring them
      • Complete symbol set for Terminals

    Standards Manager*

    Control drafting and design project standards by easily establishing customized standards to ensure that drawings are flawless and consistent from start to finish.

    • English or Metric or mixed English/Metric units
    • Layering and color schemes
    • Border drawings to be used
    • Piping specs allowed on the project
    • Scaling factors for symbols
    • Dimension variables

    Spec Generator

    Create your own pipe specs from PapriCAD 2D’s vast database of components in a variety of ratings and material.

    • Database includes pipe ratings from 150 to 2500 lb and pipe sizes ranging from 1/8” to 80” (3mm to 2000mm)
    • Includes generic carbon steel ANSI pipe specs for 150, 300, 600 and 900 lb ratings
    • Generate new pipe specs
    • Organize and edit existing specs
    • Add new material and other options to the source database

    BOM Settings Manager

    Customize material reports to suit your exact needs. Easily create any number of report templates to extract material information to accommodate your project’s schedule, the material availability and delivery timetables.

    • Determine the components to be included in report
    • Set sorting sequence
    • Define BOM item numbering format
    • Decide on the appearance of the report by choosing font type, size, grouping headers, etc.
    • Define CAD options when BOM is to be placed in a drawing
    • Ability to preview reports in case adjustments are necessary

    BOM Generator

    Manage each project’s material reports with confidence and easily transfer material requirements to the procurement department for ordering. Accurate and timely material reporting reduces waste and ensures material is ordered in time for a successful project. Generate material reports for the entire project, a single or a group of 2D models or report by line number(s). The BOM Generator creates material reports in any of these formats:

    • Insert BOM into current drawing or a newly created drawing dedicated to displaying the BOM only
    • Excel format (CSV or xls)
    • Web format (HTML)
    • External text file (txt)

  • PapriCAD 2D System Requirements

    32 bit

    Workstation

    • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    • CPU Type: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB Recommended)
    • Hard Drive: 850 MB of hard disk space for the program (for downloading and extracting the install files, 3 GB of hard disk space is required)
    • 1024×768 display with true colour minimum 

    License Server (for network license installations only):

    • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Pro, Windows Server 2003 or 2008

    64 bit

    Workstation

    • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    • CPU Type: AMD Athlon™ 64 with SSE2 technology, or AMD Opteron™ processor with SSE2 technology, or Intel® Xeon® processor with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology, or Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB Recommended)
    • Hard Drive: 850 MB of hard disk space for the program (for downloading and extracting the install files, 3 GB of hard disk space is required)
    • 1024×768 display with true colour minimum

    License Server (for network license installations only):

    • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 or 2008

    Recommended Graphics Cards

    For optimal performance, it is strongly recommended that you check to see if your computer’s graphics card is on Autodesk’s list of certified and supported graphics cards. Non-supported cards may result in poor performance and possible software crashes. Check out Autodesk’s graphics card evaluator.

  • AutoCAD OEM for 2D

    Advanced Autodesk Technology

    PapriCAD 2D is powered by AutoCAD® for a complete industrial plant design solution. This means AutoCAD is built right into the software. Benefits include saving drawings in the highly portable industry standard AutoCAD DWG™ file format, and opening and editing PapriCAD 2D drawings and models in many types of CAD software applications, including AutoCAD.

    AutoCAD OEM Features

    Base & View Functionality

    • Application
    • DWG Read/Write
    • 2D Viewing
    • 3D Viewing
    • Plotting
    • Editor
    • Help

    2D Functionality

    • Blocks
    • Dimensions
    • Draw/Edit
    • Drawing Aids
    • Drawing States
    • Formatting
    • Annotation Scaling
    • Xref

    Tools

    • Import/Export
    • Image
    • Markup
    • Sheet Set Manager
    • Tool Palette

    About Autodesk

    Design and shape the world around you with the powerful, flexible features found in AutoCAD® software, one of the world’s leading 2D and 3D design applications. Autodesk has been bringing efficiencies to your design process for more than 26 years. Used by millions of people globally, AutoCAD offers robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting and documentation capabilities.

    For more information on AutoCAD, visit www.autodesk.com.

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