PipeDraft Extension for SketchUp
Spec-driven piping using a BIM cloud catalog with PCF export
SketchUp Refinery Model
  • SketchUp Refinery Model
  • Piping Isometric Drawings
  • Piping MTO Spreadsheet
  • SketchUp Water Heater Installation
  • SketchUp Water Heater Copper Tubing
  • SketchUp IFC Piping Classification
  • PipeDraft Quick-Start Animation
PipeDraft Extension for SketchUp

PipeDraft is a quick, fun, and easy to use extension for SketchUp that provides tools for modeling specification-driven 3D piping using a BIM component catalog powered by an Internet cloud service.

The extension is free for all registered users. Optional paid subscriptions enable access to additional content and features, including interoperability exports.

Free features include:

  • Route pipe segments, elbows, and tees based on simple 3D position clicks and spec selections
  • Insert components on virtual centerlines, rotate and/or flip via arrow keys
  • Rotate or relocate selection-sets via virtual connection positions
  • Carbon steel pipe specs based on industry standards and manufacturer catalogs
  • Symbolic valve shapes for visual consistency validation with P&ID flow sheet schematics
  • Aggressive instancing of low-poly components to minimize SKP file size and maximize responsiveness
  • Cloud hosted on-demand content eliminates local library management

Paid features include:

  • Copper and PVC plastic pipe specs, additional catalogs and size ranges
  • PCF piping component file exports for isometric drawing generation or stress analysis
  • CSV spreadsheet material take-off reports, including pipe cut lengths
  • Automated BIM classification for piping
  • Cloud hosting for custom high-poly component shapes, catalogs, specs, branch tables (Requires Enterprise Edition subscription)
  • Access paid features anywhere through secure sign-in

Check out our feature comparison table for a complete list of paid subscription benefits.

Visit our quick-start tutorial and learn how fun and easy it is to use PipeDraft.

Get this extension and use PipeDraft for free today!

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