MagiCAD Piping

A complete BIM software for piping design and calculations

Time-saving Functions for Piping Design within Revit and AutoCAD

MagiCAD Piping offers a complete BIM solution for the design and calculation of heating, cooling and domestic water systems, including drainage, sprinkler and specialist systems. It contains a number of productivity and modelling functions that save HVAC designers’ time.

MagiCAD also provides comprehensive sizing and balancing calculations so that with a few mouse clicks, you can select suitable radiators, add sanitary outlets and then calculate system sizing and balancing for heating, cooling and DWS systems. In addition, you can also use sanitary outlets to calculate diversified drainage flow rates.

MagiCAD Piping fully integrates within the Revit and AutoCAD software platforms.

Advanced Modelling Tools

MagiCAD automates many time-consuming routine tasks in piping design, including the creation and editing of standard connections, pipe crossings, elevation changes, as well as various more demanding connections and adjustments.

MagiCAD enables the drawing of pipes directly with user-definable and flexibly resizeable insulation series.

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Specifically developed product selection & product installation tools
Make it easy to select the correct products fast and accurately depending on the design criteria
Pipe Drawing Setup Tool
Fast configuration of routing preferences for pipe work modelling
Specifically  developed routing tools
Simplify pipe work modelling with functions including standard, pipe, drainage, sprinkler, device and under floor heating connections

Integrated Engineering Calculations

Integrated engineering calculations
Enable dimensioning, analysing and verifying that the design requirements are meet
Localised Dataset Templates
Speeds up standardising and starting up a new project
Wide support for European standards
These include language, template, MEP symbols and calculations
Local symbols
Add local 2D symbol to selected 3D models plus a dynamic installation interface that adopts to the selected product

MagiCAD’s BIM objects are modelled from physical products to a high level of detail, with correct dimensions and technical data provided by the manufacturer. The technical values are always present in the model, enabling accurate calculations during design. With MagiCAD the designer can calculate while designing​ and compare different alternatives achieving more in less time.

Integrated calculations enable dimensioning, analysing and verifying that the  design requirements are meet. They ensure the quality of the design without re-work and parallel non-synchronized model. The following calculations for the piping systems are included:

  • Heating & Cooling Sizing
  • Hydronic Balancing
  • Index Run support
  • Specific Heat Capacity support
  • Difference pressure valve support
  • Domestic Water Sizing
  • Domestic Water Balancing
  • Drainage Flow calculations

Furthermore, MagiCAD is localised to meet the calculation, presentation and work-flow requirements of some of the major European markets. This enables customers to perform fully integrated calculations to local standards.

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Common Tools

All MagiCAD modules include the Common Tools which is a shared layer of functions for enhancing the productivity of design work.

MagiCAD Ventilation, Piping, Electrical, Schematics, Sprinkler Designer and Supports & Hangers each provide a wide range of discipline-specific modelling and calculation functions that work in synergy with the set of multidisciplinary design tools provided by the Common Tools.

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Builderswork Openings Tool
Automatically creates and manages provisions for Builderswork openings using customisable rule sets
Find and Replace
Enables the ability to quickly replace any product type with another of a similar type
Split Segments Tool
Used for splitting ducts, pipes, conduits and cable trays into standard manufacturer cut lengths
  BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) Manager
Enables cross-platform collaboration in a BIM project

BIM Product Libraries

Manufacturer certified BIM objects
MagiCAD Libraries are Europe’s largest selection of BIM objects for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design
 
Adjustable Generic Objects with MagiCAD Create
MagiCAD Create is a complementary software for creating custom MEP product libraries
 
Plugins for selection tools
Plugins connect manufacturers’ selection tools and configurators to MagiCAD
 

MagiCAD enables immediate access to over 1,000,000 data-rich MEP objects from over 280 leading international manufacturers. Our library of manufacturer-verified BIM objects offers a wide range of pipes, valves, radiators or any other installation products needed for MEP design.

In addition, we offer a generic object library and editing software for use in cases when you do not find the necessary product in our extensive selection of ready-made BIM objects. With the help of our editing software, MagiCAD Create, you can quickly create the required objects by editing the generic ones.

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MagiCAD Projects

SKANSKA

“One of the most important benefits of MagiCAD in the project is the amount of information that is transferred and stored within the models…”

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WSP

“One of MagiCAD’s major benefits for us is that it supports country-specific standards…”

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Arup

“We have used MagiCAD in several large projects and are very satisfied with the program’s performance”

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BIM Product Libraries

Manufacturer certified BIM objects

MagiCAD Libraries are Europe’s largest selection of BIM objects for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design

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Adjustable Generic Objects with MagiCAD Create

MagiCAD Create is a complementary software for creating custom MEP pro...

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Plugins for selection tools

Plugins connect selection tool or configurator to MagiCAD

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Advanced Modelling Tools

Localised Dataset Templates

Speeds up standardising and starting up a new Revit project. With the ...

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Specifically developed product selection & product installation tools

MagiCAD's product selection tool makes it easy for the user to select ...

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Pipe Drawing Setup Tool

Piping design has been made fast and easy with several options. For a ...

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Specifically developed routing tools

Our intelligent set of functions simplifies and facilitates your pipe...

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Integrated Engineering Calculations and Localisation

Wide support for European standards

European standards’ support includes: Language, Templates, MEP Symbols, Calculations

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Integrated engineering calculations

Once the heating, cooling, domestic water or sprinkler system is partl...

Read more

Local symbols

MagiCAD offers the possibility to add local 2D symbol to selected 3D m...

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BIM Product Libraries

Manufacturer certified BIM objects

MagiCAD Libraries are Europe’s largest selection of BIM objects for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design

Read more

Adjustable Generic Objects with MagiCAD Create

MagiCAD Create is a complementary software for creating custom MEP pro...

Read more

Plugins for selection tools

Plugins connect selection tool or configurator to MagiCAD

Read more

Advanced Modelling Tools

Specifically developed product selection & product installation tools

MagiCAD's product selection tool makes it easy for the user to select ...

Read more

Design in 3D and produce 2D paper drawings

MagiCAD is a full-blown 3D modelling tool which combines modelling fea...

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Localised project templates

MagiCAD comes with readymade project templates localised for each mark...

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Pipe modelling tool

MagiCAD includes specifically developed tools for modelling the piping...

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Integrated Engineering Calculations and Localisation

Integrated engineering calculations

Once the heating, cooling, domestic water or sprinkler system is model...

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What you need to know

There are many options to choose from when selecting MagiCAD software for MEP. The following information provides a simple guide for making your choice easy:

Choose the Autodesk platform where you will run MagiCAD

  • MagiCAD for Revit fully integrates and functions seamlessly within the Autodesk Revit and Building Design Suite platforms and runs on Windows OS.
  • MagiCAD for AutoCAD fully integrates and functions seamlessly within the Autodesk AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, or AutoCAD MEP platforms and runs on Windows OS.
  • MagiCAD Suite is an optimal choice if you run projects on both Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD platforms.

Choose the MEP discipline or disciplines you will focus on

MagiCAD offers several discipline-specific modules for you to choose from. MagiCAD’s BIM object libraries and Common Tools are inclusive within each module.

  • MagiCAD Ventilation – available for Revit and AutoCAD platforms
  • MagiCAD Piping – available for Revit and AutoCAD platforms
  • MagiCAD Electrical – available for Revit and AutoCAD platforms
  • MagiCAD Schematics – available for Revit and AutoCAD platforms
  • MagiCAD Sprinkler Designer– sold as a bundle with MagiCAD Piping, available for Revit and AutoCAD platforms
  • MagiCAD Supports & Hangers – available for the Revit platform
  • MagiCAD Circuit Designer – available for the AutoCAD platform
  • MagiCAD Comfort & Energy – available for the AutoCAD platform
  • MagiCAD Room – available for the AutoCAD platform

Choose the license type that best suits your needs

  • Perpetual Licenses
    • Stand-alone Licence Model (SLM): This type of licence is node-locked and is tied to a particular PC workstation. These licences are ideal for individuals or small office environments requiring only a few personnel to access and use the software.
    • Network Licence Model (NLM): This type of licence is not tied to a particular PC workstation and therefore it offers a more flexible option than SLM. Each network license entitles one user of the software product at a time. Network licences are ideal for larger organisations that require many individuals to access and use the software.
    • Maintenance for Perpetual Licenses offers licensing with access to the latest software main release and software update releases.
  • Subscription Licenses
    • Subscription offers fixed-term based licensing. Both SLM and NLM licencing models are available. Access to the latest software main release and software update releases are included. Fixed-term subscriptions are available as shorter 3 and 6-month contracts as well as longer 12, 24 and 36-month contracts. Subscription licenses are available for MagiCAD Ventilation, MagiCAD Piping, MagiCAD Electrical, MagiCAD Schematics and MagiCAD Supports & Hangers.
  • Educational licenses
    • These licences are only for educational purposes and are available for universities, colleges and institutes. Educational licences contain a range of MagiCAD modules with full functionality. The license term is fixed to 12 months at a time.

Onboarding

New MagiCAD software can be sold with an additional paid training package. MagiCAD Group and our partners arrange software training for both new and existing customers. Dependent on the platform and the combination of modules to be trained, a tailored training package is assembled and delivered.

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and to receive a quotation

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MagiCAD Ventilation
MagiCAD Schematics
MagiCAD Sprinkler Designer
MagiCAD Piping
MagiCAD Circuit Designer
MagiCAD Supports & Hangers
MagiCAD Electrical
MagiCAD Comfort & Energy
MagiCAD Room

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