SimpleCAD’s P&ID Symbols Library for AutoCAD Now Ships With 200 + AutoCAD Blocks

CAD Software company SimpleCAD, recently updated their engineering equipment symbols library. The AutoCAD add-on creates simple Process and Instrumentation Diagram layouts inside the CAD application.

  • Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail a friend
Menu Selection For P&ID Symbols

The SimpleCAD P&ID Library

For a library of this magnitude, user will be pleasantly surprised what they are getting and the amount of investment required ...

(PRWEB) July 31, 2014

SimpleCAD updated its P&ID Library for AutoCAD which now includes 220 symbols and is compatible with recent release of AutoCAD 2015.

Also added to their P&ID offerings is a Mac OSX version for AutoCAD plus a LT version is also available.

P&ID's (an acronym for Process and Instrumentation Diagrams) are simple engineering equipment symbols that can be inserted into a drawing to show an entire piping flow process diagram from start to finish.

P&ID Symbol Library consists of a total of 220 symbols following the ANSI/ISA–5.1–1984 (R1992) standard. A pull-down menu organizes the P&ID symbols into the following categories:

  • Piping
  • Tanks
  • Equipment
  • Valves
  • Valve operators
  • Process and Signal Line Types
  • Flow elements
  • Pumps & Blowers
  • Instrumentation & Electrical
  • Annotation

Erik Z, Owner of SimpleCAD, comments on the library “For a library of this magnitude, user will be pleasantly surprised what they are getting and the amount of investment required. ”

The P&ID Symbols What's New Overview:

  • Now Contains over 200 P&ID symbols
  • Library is categorized into 10 different palletes
  • P&ID are accessed using a pull-down menu
  • Symbols can be rotated into drawing
  • Auto updates to the current layer
  • Installs into AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT or AutoCAD Mac
  • Symbols drawn to ANSI/ISA–5.1–1984 (R1992)

Erik Z, continues “There's no need for training to use this library. All a user needs do do is select the appropriate pull-down category, find the symbol within the palette and then insert the required blocks into their drawing.”

SimpleCAD states the only requirements are you must have AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT. The CAD company also provides a trial download and a video is also available which explains how to access the various menus and P&ID symbols.

About SimpleCAD:

Since 1983, SimpleCAD has been serving the CAD industry worldwide. They offer various CAD solutions, symbol and hatch libraries for various industries. Samples of their software and block libraries are always available upon request.

SimpleCAD is located in Bend, Oregon USA and is open for tech support and sales questions between 8-5 M-F PST. Tel: (877) 933-3929, mail(at)simplecad(dot)com.