Mech-Q Piping

Mech-Q Piping is an add-on for AutoCAD. It is also available within our CAD standalone called AViCAD. It’s a comprehensive Piping drawing module for drawing simple and complex piping systems. Choose from a wide assortment of 2D. Iso and 3D pipe, fittings, flanges and valves + BOM.

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If you’re in the Piping industry, and you need an affordable and easy way to speed things up – then Mech-Q is an excellent choice.

Why?

Here’s what makes Mech-Q the clear winner when comparing it to other over-priced, clunky and hard to learn piping software.

5 Reasons To Choose Mech-Q Piping:

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1. Simplicity – Mech-Q offers a near Zero learning curve. Mech-Q provides the most easiest transition into automated Mechanical drafting. Really, try it and see for yourself just how easy it is.

2. Affordability – Mech-Q is easy on your wallet. Why spend thousands more on software when you can get the same job done with Mech-Q? It’s really got everything you’ll need, built right into the software.

3. Quality – Mech-Q makes you look great. You’ll produce professional looking drawings with little or no effort. And your clients will never know it…

4. Accessibility – Mech-Q is filled to the brim with power. You’ll find hundreds of exclusive tools and functions throughout the Suite. It’s not just a Engineering Tool. We’ve also included drafting routines, beam calculators and many more utilities all organized and ready to use.

5. Flexibility – Mech-Q is fun to use. It has a intuitive dialog interface – which means you won’t have to hunt for symbols and blocks anymore. You’ll be able to get the job done faster and easier too.


For larger office a Mech-Q Network Module is also available.

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Our piping software add-on includes a comprehensive range of pipe, pipe fittings, flanges and valves.  

These include welded, flanged, threaded, screwed, ductile iron & cast iron, “Victaulic” stainless, PVC plus many other piping options.

The Piping Software also features BOM (Bill of Material) with automatic scheduling. You can customize the fittings database and more. The entire interface is very easy to use.

Perfect for Process, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, Nuclear, Building services and many more industries.

The software also draws in single line, double line, 3D and isometric. We also include fabricated piping, hangers, clamps, vessels, pumps… and much more! 

2D Piping

A versatile and powerful pipe and pipe fittings utility. Single & double line piping

ISO Piping

The Pipe isometric utility will generate pipe isometric diagrams and pipe spools drawings.

 

3D Piping

Create 3D piping solids with ease. We take care of UCS and rotation if pipe automatically

P&ID

A library of symbols to be used in Pipe and Instrumentation Diagrams 

 

Plumbing

This symbol library covers a large range of industry plumbing symbols

Bill of Materials

All of our piping modules allow you to generate drawings with auto-BOM data

How to draw a pipe schematic or pipe diagram: 

Mech-Q will allow you to effortlessly draw simple or complex pipe schematics. You are asked to pick points to generate the pipe and at each point you can select from a comprehensive icon menu the appropriate fitting, valve, pump gauge or hanger. You will also be given the option to draw a legend of the used symbols and/or to form a Bill Of Materials of the fittings and pipes used to draw the schematic or single line pipe diagram. 

 

TESTIMONIALS

What Customers Say...

Mech-Q allows you to work just like you normal would do except much quicker. We use it on conjunction with our existing office setup and it works just like you would expect. It makes your projects look more professional too.

Jim Doughtery

CAD Manager, DesignCN

Piping Software Features:

  • 2D (Single line & Double) & 3D solids

  • Comprehensive range of pipe & fittings

  • Auto-BOM that is fully customizable

  • BOM Descriptions can be easily edited

  • Database editor included for customizations

  • Several draw options + customizable layers

  • All tools are intuitive and easy to use

Pipe fittings included:

  • Butt Welded
  • Socket Welded
  • Screwed
  • Victaulic
  • Cast Iron (Flanged)
  • Ductile Iron (Flanged)
  • Ductile Iron (Grooved)
  • DI – Mechanical Joint
  • Stainless Steel Tube
  • Soil Piping (No-Hub)
  • PVC
  • PVC-DWV
  • CopperPE 
  • and more…

 

Pipe sizes:

  • Pipe size range from DN 15 – 900 (1/2-36 NB + 1/16 – 3/4Tube) -DIN, ISO & ANSI
  • Welded Fittings: DN 15 – 900 (1/2-36 NB)
  • SW & Screwed Fittings: DN 6 – 100 (1/4-4 NB)
  • Victaulic: DN 15 – 600 (1/2-24 NB)
  • Cast Iron (Flg): DN 25 – 450 (1-18 NB)
  • Ductile Iron (Flg)/Grooved/MJ: DN 80 – 1600 (3-64 NB)
  • Stainless Steel (OD)Tube: DN 6 – 100 (1/4-4 NB)
  • Sanitary Piping DN 15 – 150 (1/2-6 NB)
  • Tubing: DN 8-16 (1/4-16 NB)
  • PVC-U, PVC-Sch80 & PVC-DWV: DN 15-300 (1/2-12)
  • Copper DN 15 – 100 (1/2-4 NB)
  • PE-BW DN 15 – 1000 (1/2-40 NB) 
  • Flange types:

  • Blind
  • Plate
  • Bossed
  • Welding neck
  • Slip-on
  • Lap Joint
  • Ring Joint (RTJ)
  • Long Neck
  • Socket weldTable A – Table J (Australian)
  • DIN PN6-PN100
  • BS PN6-PN100
  • ANSI: 150-2500
  • and User Defined flanges 
  • Valve types:

    • Ball valves
    • Gate valves
    • Glove valves
    • Check valves
    • Angle valves
    • Plug valves
    • 3-Way
    • 4-Way
    • Butterfly valves
    • Control valves
    • User defined valves (several design options)

    ISO piping features:

  • Comprehensive range of pipe & fittings
  • Auto-BOM – fully customizable BOM
  • Descriptions can be easily edited
  • Database editor included
  • Sizes of symbols can be changed by user
  • Several scaling options
  • Custom symbols can be added
  • Iso-Dimensioning tools included
  • Insulation, customizable layers…
  • P&ID features:

    • Piping and Instrumentation symbology outlined in the ANSI/ISA-S5.1-1986 code
    • Build and maintain a library of mechanical symbols 
    • Label line specs & valves tag 
    • Easy symbol customization
    • Allows layer customization
    • Easy sizes (or scales) configuration
    • Create and edit P&ID blocks
    • Automatically generate Bill of Materials (BOM) 

    Plumbing symbols:

  • Large catalog of Pipe & Fittings Valves
  • Bath /Fixtures Drains Kitchen/Laundry Tubs/Showers and more…
  • Large range of symbols included 
  • Add custom symbols of your choice  
  • Full control of all the symbols sizes, layers, fonts  
  • Generate plumbing drawings with auto-BOM data
  • BOM features:

  • BOM Fields can be turned On/Off
  • Custom BOM descriptions of pipe/fittings
  • BOM Balloons options
  • Several leader styles
  • BOM Stock Codes option
  • Custom BOM remarks
  • Custom BOM ratings notes
  • Custom BOM field length, width and insertion
  • Custom layers, text font, text size…
  • Custom fields headers
  •  

    Vessels:

  • Easy change of design parameters
  • 2D and 3D options
  • Horizontal & vertical vessels
  • Several nozzels can be added to vessel body & heads 
  • Nozzle size, flange type and location – fully customizable
  • Ellipsoidal Heads 
  • Hemispherical
  • ASME Flanged & Dished
  • Flat Heads 
  • Various drawing modes : complete, heads or vessel body, front view, end view, plan view, elevations and 3D
  • Pumps & more:

  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Easy to change and add new designs
  • Design parameters fully customizable
  • Save pump designs for later use
  • Front, end & plan view draw elevations
  • Add the designed pump to your drawing with ease.
  • Pipe hangers & clamps also included
  • Pipe clips and Riser clamps
  • Saddle Clamps and Guides
  • U-Bolt Clamps and Guides
  • Pipe Shoes
  • Large selection of sizes & designs
  • Option to add fasteners
  • Display of design safe loads
  • Front, end & plan view draw elevations

  • "The Piping Software add-on is a comprehensive drawing tool for both simple and complex piping design"