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Kevin Allen

FAB124262: FAB Parts in Revit: Where’s my Fabrication Data? How to Overcome the Lack of It.

(Duration 44:02)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Determine what data we need to transfer from Revit parameters to Fabrication Parts and vice versa
  • Look at setting up shared parameters that we want to transfer data from or to
  • Discover what the Revit API has to offer for Fabrication Parts
  • Learn how to create schedules with Fabrication Parts using this new data

Description

Description

In this class, we'll discuss the struggles that we've had with the lack of data that's accessible from Fabrication Parts in Revit software. How do we get to it? How do we populate it?

Target Audience

Target Audience

Users of the Autodesk Fabrication Products in REVIT

Speakers

Speakers

Kevin Allen

Kevin Allen is currently employed at Comfort Systems USA (CSUSA)—a premier mechanical systems installation and service provider with annual revenue of $1.6 billion—as Director of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Productivity. CSUSA is a national organization with over 7,000 employees and 45 operating companies (some being service only). Currently 26 of these locations utilize virtual design and construction (VDC), with 10 sheet metal fabrication shops, numerous pipe and plumbing shops, and 205 employees utilizing the Fabrication software products on a single database. Kevin is responsible for implementing, training, and advising on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization, and providing technology recommendations for the future, along with numerous other tasks.

William Tucker

William Tucker is currently working at Comfort Systems USA, a Premier Mechanical Systems Installation and Service provider, as BIM Trainer and Product Specialist.CSUSA is a national organization with 8,000 employees. CSUSA has one Autodesk Fabrication National Database that is shared with 26 companies, 10 Sheet Metal Fabrication Shops and 205 users. William is responsible for implementing, training, and advising on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization, and providing technology recommendations for the future.In the past, William has trained and Implemented Autodesk Fabrication CADmep, ESTmep, and CAMduct as well as utilized it as a 3D detailing and coordination package.William has been using Autodesk Products for 30 years.William enjoys helping others utilize the software to its fullest extent.

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Tags

Published

  • 2017
  • FAB124262
  • AU Las Vegas;

Software

  • Revit MEP
  • Fabrication CADmep
  • Fabrication ESTmep
  • Fabrication CAMduct

Industry

  • Building Products & Fabrication

Topics

  • CAD Management and IT
  • MEP & Structural Fabrication