Top Features

SSPIPE has several productivity tools and procedures for convenient and efficient working in 2D and 3D environments. SSPIPE works in AutoCAD, can read AutoCAD drawings and produce AutoCAD drawings.


  • Add intelligence to AutoCAD drawn PIDs
  • Get the full Fitting MTO (except pipes and elbows)
  • Get count of Valves, Vessel-trims and Instruments
  • Get accurate Inch-Dia of the fitting welds
  • Obtain Line-list, Equipment-list, and Tag-list in Excel
  • In case of changes:
    • simply change the line-size, spec-name, service, equipment-tag, valve-tag or instrument-tag in Excel
    • apply changes and automatically change the PIDs and their MTOs
    • get delta-MTO between revisions in no time
  • Adding intelligence to the AutoCAD drawn PIDs is:
    • Easy, simple, and swift
    • No attribute feeding
    • No placement of fittings or flanges
    • No typing of data
  • Easy to train the temporary operators
  • Spec driven MTO
    • Start with pseudo specifications
    • Extract MTO when specs are ready


  • Draw lines on 2D-drawings to represent pipes
  • Get count of Elbows, Pipes, Inch-mtrs, & Inch-dia.
  • In case of changes apply Excel changes to the XYZ drawings and obtain the revised MTOs
  • Easy tools for planning, drawing, spacing, placing, and connecting pipes

Equipment Modeling:

  • Converting 2D-drawing into 3D-equipment
  • Form based equipment and pump-modeling
  • Tagging nozzles
  • Flexibility of changing nozzle orientations, elevations and positions
  • Tagging the equipments
  • Nozzle orientation tables
  • Any type of equipment can be modeled if dimensions are available

Modeling Electrical Cable-trays, HVAC Ducts and Structural members:

  • Draw lines and convert these into required members
  • Structural member libraries
  • Flexibility to alter lengths, size and orientations
  • Easy to model racks, platforms, stairs, supports, foundations and trenches
  • Simple to model columns, beams, walls, roofs, doors, windows, cutouts, openings
  • Structural member, cable-tray and HVAC ducts BOM


  • Single-line representation of pipes
  • Toggle single-line pipes to double-line and to 3D-solids pipes and vice-a-versa
  • Spec-driven
  • More than 2500 dimension libraries
  • Exhaustive list of piping elements
  • Single click placement of valves and other elements as per P&IDs
  • Automatic sizing of valves and other piping elements as per specs
  • No need to place elbows and branches (big-time saver) …automatically refers specs for these items
  • No need to select and place flanges, gaskets and nut-bolts (big-time saver) …automatically refers specs for these items
  • Spec-change feature
  • Provision to use out-of-spec components
  • Simple and flexibility to make changes
  • Efficient and flexible pipe-routing options
  • Logical-support markings
  • Valve and support tagging
  • Auto-spacing, Auto-elevating using TOS and BOS levels, with built in calculations
  • Multi-user environment
  • Clash-check


  • Automatic
  • Spec-driven
  • Line-wise, Spec-wise and Item-wise
  • Insulation BOM, Paint-BOM and Weights
  • Differential BOM between any revisions
    Provides Add/Omit lists
  • Powerful filtering on various parameters
  • BOM consolidation of several areas in no time
  • Accurate
  • Zero-efforts activity
  • Neat reports ready to print
  • BOM in Excel file


  • Piping Layouts (GA-Drawings)

    • Plan-Blocks
      Easy and powerful feature to decide required views and direction view of views
    • Sheet Design
      Intuitive method to decide sheet-layouts and scales of each view
    • Auto-process
      Make readable drawings with piping-engineering conventions
    • Control on NB# size above which pipes to be shown in double-line depiction
    • Automatic text for Line-Numbers, Valve-Tags, Instrument-Tags, Support-Tags and Equipment-Tags
    • Powerful multi-line-number feature
    • Auto text-height as per scale of view
    • Convenient automatic-dimensioning
    • Tools to merge, total, adjust and shift dimensions
    • Auto detection of changes and updating of already processed piping-layouts and automatic marking of clouds for changes
    • Facility to use customized title-blocks
  • Isometrics

    • NTS (Not-To-Scale) isometrics
    • Line-wise, service-wise, system-wise and unfiltered extraction of isometrics
    • Auto dimensions and text
    • Grid-references
    • Auto MTO (Material Take Off) table, at the predefined position
    • Automatic nozzle tags, Equipment-tags along with North/East coordinates and elevations
    • Automatic Line-Numbers, Valve-Tags, Instrument-Tags, Support-Tags in the isometric drawing
    • Temperature, Pressure and other line parameters as per line-lists at pre-decided position
    • Automatic node-numbering and automatic neutral-file creation to transfer model in stress-analysis packages
    • Powerful tools for adjusting, splitting and combining isometrics
    • Facility to use customized title-blocks
  • Spec-Entry

    • Easy user-friendly spec-definition
    • No administrative skills required for loading piping and component specs
    • Pick and use libraries for component dimensions as per International codes ANSI / ASME, BS, IS
    • Simple to create user-defined libraries from vendor-catalogs
    • Copy specs and libraries from one project to another
    • Provision to define non-default components
    • Branch tables
    • User defined Item codes and material description
  • Other

    • Easy to use
    • Require minimal inputs
    • Excellent visibility-feature for ease of working
    • Internal revision-control
    • No specific skills required start working
    • Easy to install and start
    • Industry standard DWG output
    • Make best use of existing 2D inputs, from any discipline
    • Excellent cross-referencing features
      • Push-out (Pull-in)
      • Copy-out (Copy-in)
      • Foreign (Native)
    • Light-weight modeling for keeping file size low
    • User defined Line-Lists, Project-North, Building-North, Shoe-Height defaults, Insulation-codes, Paint-codes
    • Work in either Standalone or Client/ Server environment

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