Hexagon Smart™ 3D is the world’s first and only next-generation 3D design solution specifically tailored for plant, offshore, shipbuilding metals, mining and bulk material handling industries, employing a breakthrough engineering approach that leverages rules-based concurrent design, relationships and automation. It is the most advanced and productive 3D design solution that effectively enables optimized design, increasing quality, interoperability and productivity, while shortening project schedules.
Hexagon Smart™ 3D offers powerful rules and relationships that automate repetitive tasks, enforce design standards, ensure design integrity, and protect design consistency. Benefit from enhanced support for mega-projects thanks to global worksharing, model data reuse, and safety-centric rules.
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Hexagon SMART™ 3D SOLUTIONS
SmartPlant 3D for plants
Smart 3D for plants offers next generation, data centric, rule-driven software solution. Streamlines engineering design processes while preserving existing data and making it more usable/ reusable. Breaks through the constraints imposed by traditional plant design systems by providing advanced automation and integration capabilities. Leading-Edge Technology: Take advantage of Smart 3D’s advanced architecture to increase productivity, reduce rework, accelerate projects, and ultimately gain a competitive edge: Concurrent Design, Intelligent Rules and Relationships, Task-based Modeling, Automated Deliverables, Interoperability.
Smart 3D for metals & mining
Hexagon Smart 3D offers a specific solution for the metals and mining industry.
Core functionality includes plate work and conveyor layout design.
Smart 3D is specifically developed to enable the metals and mining industry to implement projects in an efficient, state-of-the-art, intelligent 3D environment.
The solution is based on Hexagon’s industry award-winning, most advanced Smart 3D technology.
Smart 3D is Hexagon’s next-generation, data-centric, rule-driven technology for streamlining engineering design processes while preserving existing data and making it more usable/reusable.
A member of Hexagon’s SmartPlant Enterprise, Smart 3D is a full suite of complementary software that provides all of the capabilities needed to design a materials handling plant, and then keep it as-built throughout its life cycle.
Smart 3D is designed to be a forward-looking product that changes the way materials handling plants are engineered and designed.
It breaks through the constraints imposed by traditional plant modelling software and design technology.
Rather than focusing on simply achieving design, Smart 3D effectively enables optimized design, increasing productivity and shortening project schedules.
Total Materials Management and Subcontract Management for Plants and Projects SmartPlant® Materials is the Hexagon® integrated life-cycle material and supply chain and subcontracting management solution. It provides a common collaboration platform and project workbench for all partners in any engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) project supply chain. SmartPlant Materials helps to lower project costs, compress schedules, improve risk management, and enable companies to act globally to maintain advantage in a highly complex, international, and competitive market. From initial cost estimation through the supply chain to on-site management, SmartPlant Materials handles materials standardization, bills of materials and requisitions, procurement functions, fabrication tracking, and site functions, such as warehousing and disposition. New comprehensive subcontracting functionality that covers all the way from planning to progress management is now available. The only complete, commercially available materials management and subcontracting solution, SmartPlant Materials is a real project workbench for all material and subcontract-related activities. It spans the entire project life cycle, and enables you to focus on corporate project objectives rather than departmental or discipline-specific goals. SmartPlant Materials uses the latest information technology to provide you with a high degree of flexibility, scalability, and easy integration into existing systems and workflows. Each department or function can simply access whatever materials data is needed for a specific material-related task, in the format most appropriate to that task.
Engineering data and documentation are essential for effective project delivery and safe, efficient operations. Every person involved in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining a facility needs ready access to trustworthy information to perform their job effectively. But the truth is, EPCs and owner operators alike struggle to manage large volumes of unstructured, unintelligent information documents, drawings, models, lists, and data sheets which are often duplicated in various folders and databases throughout the organization. Even companies that have implemented a central document management system continually battle against unofficial storage locations that spring up over time. This lack of control leads to duplication, fragmentation, and degradation of information integrity, and sometimes, its outright loss. With SmartPlant Fusion, you can: Rapidly capture, automatically organize, and link documents and information; Compare data and documents with the “as-exists” operational asset using high-definition laser scans; Validate the facility’s as-built configuration at your desktop prior to field verification; Quickly find a certain equipment item (for example, pump P-7701A) everywhere it appears specification sheets, service manuals, drawings, data sheets, P&IDs, purchase orders, invoices, construction plans, etc. Navigate using a 3D model (PDMS, PDS or Hexagon Smart™ 3D), al Navigate using Leica TruView HDS information, enabling you to compare the as-is laser scan model with the as-exists engineering information.
SmartPlant Isometrics is a simple – to-use yet powerful Microsoft Windows-based, pipe-sketching application for the as-built plant.
Based on ISOGEN technology, SmartPlant Isometrics is fast becoming the first choice of piping engineers and designers for producing
industry-standard isometric drawings (isos) quickly and cost – effectively.
SmartPlant® Interop Publisher
SmartPlant® Interop Publisher (Publisher) provides a single solution to handle various 3D model and data formats (graphics and object properties) for display and use in Hexagon SmartPlant Review, Hexagon Smart™ 3D, SmartPlant Foundation, and SmartPlant Construction applications. (Note: an additional add-on module is required to publish to SmartPlant Foundation and SmartPlant Construction.) Built on proven technology, Publisher will simplify your project configuration by offering quick and effective integration of multiple 3D models from sources like PDS, PDMS, PlantSpace, MicroStation, AutoCAD, CADWorx, CAESAR II, SAT, IFC, XMpLant, i-model or even multiple Smart 3D sources. Source model graphics and object property files are mapped into a common graphic and data format.
SmartPlant Instrumentation – the industry leading instrumentation solution helps EPCs better design plants. Owner operators can prevent failure by better managing and storing the history of your instrumentation and control system as well as prevent unscheduled shutdowns by better planning maintenance.
This solution also assists in planning plant expansions or control system modernizations.
SmartPlant SpoolGen is a proven, industrial-strength application that enables the creation of piping isometric drawings for fabrication and erection from the design created during the detail engineering phase of projects.
You can add additional information
– such as the location of field welds
– and create new drawings and reports from the same source as the original drawings.
The technology is based on ISOGEN, the industry-standard software for automated piping isometric generation, and has been deployed successfully on all sizes of plant engineering projects in every region of the world.
SmartPlant Explorer is your solution for viewing, querying, and reporting on data generated by SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Electrical, and SmartPlant Instrumentation (powered by INtools®) design applications in the familiar Web browser. SmartPlant Explorer enables you to set roles to make only specific data available to certain groups of people. Plus, it is possible to define shortcuts or favorites to access data in a single step. SmartPlant Explorer gathers live data from SmartPlant Enterprise Engineering & Schematics solutions and ensures access to the latest data to enable faster, more accurate decision-making.In addition, the user can navigate across tasks. For example, users can select a control valve on the P&ID and view the specification sheet which comes from the SmartPlant Instrumentation environment without having to open SmartPlant Instrumentation. SmartPlant Explorer turns design data into information that fits your needs and work processes. The software provides a “common user experience” for all supported applications, enabling you to navigate through and report on SmartPlant P&ID and SmartPlant Instrumentation data.Using a familiar Microsoft® Windows interface, SmartPlant Explorer will also allow you to link to and view related documents, such as maintenance work orders; vendor specifications; CAD drawings created with AutoCAD, MicroStation®, or SmartSketch, and more. Microsoft Internet Explorer is the only client requirement for complete use of SmartPlant Explorer. With no need for special training, you can enjoy immediate productivity with the familiar Internet Explorer interface.
SmartPlant Layout is Hexagon’s new solution for preliminary 3D plant layout, including proposal development, early design estimates, and plant layout optimization.
Based on Hexagon’s next-generation 3D plant software,
Hexagon Smart™ 3D, SmartPlant Layout is a standalone product extending the SmartPlant Enterprise suite through the addition of tools for automatic pipe routing, layout case management, and cost estimation.
Engineering information is abundant, dynamic, and complex. Keeping it current, synchronized, and readily accessible throughout the life cycle is the challenge. SmartPlant Foundation is the Hexagon® total solution for plant information management. It ensures secure access to plant information, including engineering designs, vendor data, purchase orders, RFQs, specification sheets, and all ancillary documents. A modular set of user experiences are based on typical work processes to ensure that valid, consistent, and high-quality engineering data is shared across the value chain and between facility information systems. Users are enabled to make rapid and accurate design and operational decisions from large and complex data sets during the entire plant life cycle. Powering the Hexagon information management solutions, SmartPlant Foundation is the world’s most proven and widely deployed, industry-standard, engineering information management solution in the process, power, and marine industries. Business benefits: Provides a high integrity and secure repository for project and facility information and documentation with auditable traceability.Improves quality of engineering and technical data handover from execution into operations. Enables users to find information quickly and easily based on the knowledge they have. Promotes client and regulator remote review through a portal to minimize plant startup time and ensure continued operations. Offers proven Engineering Content Management (EngCM). Reduces cost and errors associated with multiple information sources by eliminating the oundaries between them.
A major construction project involves thousands of workers, millions of details, and numerous complex variables, such as labor, materials, weather, and schedules.
How can you manage billions of bits of data every day to complete the project on time and budget?
How can you turn improved information management into increased field productivity?
The challenge for the construction industry is determining how to make informed decisions based on the most accurate information available and how to manage people and materials in a dynamic construction environment to advance the project in the safest and most efficient manner.
Hexagon’s SmartPlant Construction meets the specific needs of construction companies, project management offices, fabricators,
and owners in managing construction resources, materials, and schedules.
The intuitive, configurable interfaces enable work package planners to create effective work packages using industry-proven work processes.
Real-time material integration availability reports provide dynamic re-planning capabilities, and a configurable planning window enables planners to make economical modifications before problems grow.
Smart 3D for marine industry
Hexagon Smart 3D is the most advanced marine asset and ship design software offered in two decades.
It is our next-generation, data-centric, rule-driven solution for streamlining marine asset design processes while preserving existing data and making it more usable/re-usable.
Smart 3D is a complementary, full-suite solution that provides all the software capabilities needed to design and build a marine structure. Smart 3D addresses marine engineering and ship construction requirements throughout the asset’s life cycle.
It provides a full range of flexible asset design, production, and life cycle management capabilities within a single integrated environment.
It provides marine structure contractors, owners, and shipbuilding companies with better decision support capabilities to facilitate global design, production, and life cycle optimization – ultimately making them more competitive.
Smart 3D ship design software is a forward-looking product that will forever change the way marine structures are engineered and designed. It breaks through the constraints imposed by traditional design technology.
Rather than focusing on simply achieving design, SmartMarine 3D effectively enables optimized ship design and construction, increasing productivity and shortening project schedules.
SmartPlant Review is the complete visualization environment for interactively reviewing and analyzing large, complex 3D models of process and power plants. Used by many companies around the world, the software provides all the visualization tools you need to review designs during engineering, construction, or maintenance–in one powerful application.
The piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) – the “roadmap” of the plant – is developed, accessed, shared, and modified throughout the plant life cycle.
Therefore, it is critical that the P&ID is kept up-to-date, accurately reflecting the as-built plant. SmartPlant P&ID helps you develop and manage your P&IDs with a focus on the plant asset rather than the document representation. It exercises rules and connectivity checks to speed the entire engineering process, helping you save money without compromising design quality or integrity.
SmartPlant P&ID also facilitates faster project startup because standards from the American National Standards Institute are included with the software.
Design and maintain a safe, reliable power distribution system from load identification to plant startup. Fast-track project execution for engineering companies and lower operational risk for plant owners are keys to business success, and Hexagon can help you achieve these goals. Hexagon SmartPlant Electrical is a task-specific, rule-driven, and data-centric solution that helps you gain a competitive edge in the industry.
SmartSketch is an innovative product for the technical office, combining world class business diagramming with award winning drawing technology. It is a versatile, cost-effective precision engineering and drafting product that gives EPCs and owner/operators a competitive edge throughout the plant life cycle by speeding productivity, cutting costs, and offering a sophisticated degree of automation for detail work. SmartSketch provides powerful features such as parametric and relationships that enable execution of design changes quickly and efficiently. It automatically creates and maintains relationships between geometric elements, and supports parametric graphics. These two functions allow the user to significantly increase productivity and design quality.
ABOUT HEXAGON PPM
Hexagon develops information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes. In our world, information technology is about extracting insight from data. We call this actionable information. Actionable information enables automated processes and aids decision making. Unlike most software companies, we have strong roots in reality capture sensors – sensors that capture geospatial data about a physical environment and sensors that capture quality data about manufactured products. Our solutions deliver intelligent information ecosystems that integrate data feeds, create seamless workflows and make entire systems more efficient.
Our business is comprised of the following divisions – Agriculture, Geospatial, Geosystems, Manufacturing Intelligence, Mining, Positioning Intelligence, PPM and Safety & Infrastructure. Each is focused on developing technologies for specific applications, but our solutions leverage the power of our entire portfolio.
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