« Chewie, We’re Home! #empireBIMcrew Videos and presentation from AU and BSL | Main | The Benefits of Lean Construction Live Webcast »

04/20/2015

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Lee Mullin

As a rule of thumb yes they should be, as the model viewing is using a different core this should improve performance too as well as ensuring everyone is on the latest files.

Larrey Brown

Are BIM 360 Glue models smaller in size than an AutoCAD 3D xref'd model?

Lee Mullin

Thanks for the comment Orie. One of the advantages of Navisworks and BIM 360 Glue is that is loads in over 50 different file formats, including IFC, DGN's and manufacturing formats, meaning you can load in one single lightweight federated model into AutoCAD rather than multiple different files. This is typically part of a more organised coordination cycle meaning you should have more recent files loaded.
This will work on all the AutoCAD verticals including Advanced Steel!

Orie Wall

I would really be nice to be able to view more than just NWD's in Autocad for coordination. IFC is another common format I have had many requests to view. If the Viewing engine has been integrated hopefully these other improvements aren't far behind.

Will this work for Advance Steel also since it uses Autocad as a base?

The comments to this entry are closed.

About the Authors


  • Lee Mullin
     
    Dace Campbell

    James Austin
     
    Julien Drouet

    Lejla Secerbegovic
     
     
     
     
 Support Forums