Enhancement Details

Lightweight Pipe Representation

A lightweight representation for thick pipes improves design performance

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Piping and Cabling Extension
Version Wildfire 4.0
Product Functional Area Piping (Spec Driven & Non-Spec Driven)
User Interface LocationClick Tools > Environment and then select Thick Pipes.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

A lightweight representation for thick pipes is available, enabling a quick visual check without making the pipe solid. This improves retrieval and regeneration performance. You can also use the lightweight representation to create a drawing. Set the configuration option, thick_pipes to Yes for a lightweight representation.

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