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See a chart depicting the main functions of SpoolFab.
Get up and running by installing SpoolFab on your Windows machine.
Create a new Client, Job, and Spec which is necessary when beginning a project.
Get started by drawing some fundamentals: pipes, elbows, tees, and dimensions.
Draw 3D offset boxes around fittings and pipes with rolling offsets.
Brand images and print-outs of your drawings by setting up a custom title block.
Use keyboard shortcuts to reduce the time it takes to draw and operate SpoolFab.
Calculate diameter inch in a customizable fashion to suit your company's requirements.
Order more drawings via our online ordering system or by sending in an email.
Track fabrication stages by using a CS3000 Barcode Scanner alongside SpoolFab.
Display a summary of shop welds on a drawing using a note.
Generate material reports, weld reports, and more, on multiple imported IDF & PCF files at once.
Add custom branch dimensions to be able to draw outside of the default sizes and reduction limits of SpoolFab.
Store and display up to 21 custom parameters in your drawing.
Position lines, data, and the bill of materials which surround the drawing.
Add new or missing materials to the list of materials available when drawing.
Determine which spools can be fabricated when materials are currently scarce and prioritize which to fabricate all using SpoolFab.
Assign weld lots for testing a percentage of welds on a project, then track passes and fails.
Learn to draw unusual items not defined in the Master Files with specific examples for API Flanges and Vesselets.
Manage the pipe and fittings you have on your drawings and generate reports based on those items using the inventory view.
Use flexible shapes (lines, shapes, arrows, etc.) to draw your own details and save them for future use.
Calculate the surface area of items on a drawing, most commonly to estimate painting costs for the outside of items.
Understand the key considerations when working from home to avoid file conflicts and other possible issues.
Select items you have drawn to delete or move one or more at a time.
Display data from the status table on drawings, including barcodes.