Voices: Technology Toolbox

Technology Toolbox highlights new products and technologies designed to improve asset reliability, maintenance productivity, safety, and cost efficiency. Plant Services Contributing Editor Sheila Kennedy focuses on a different functional area each month.

 

3D plant imaging and modeling

Sheila Kennedy says improve design visualization as well as plant maintenance and expansion tasks.

By Sheila Kennedy
Jan 19, 2015

3D facility and equipment modeling improves design visualization as well as plant maintenance and expansion tasks. The U.S. General Services Administration is requiring phased 3D, 4D, and building information modeling (BIM) adoption for major projects receiving design funding because of the benefits.

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