SmartSketch is an innovative product for the technical office, combining world class business diagramming with award winning drawing technology. It is a versatile, cost-effective precision engineering and drafting product that gives EPCs and owner/operators a competitive edge throughout the plant life cycle by speeding productivity, cutting costs, and offering a sophisticated degree of automation for detail work. SmartSketch provides powerful features such as parametrics and relationships that enable execution of design changes quickly and efficiently. It automatically creates and maintains relationships between geometric elements, and supports parametric graphics.These two functions allow the user to significantly increase productivity and design quality.
SmartSketch is also the drawing editor for SmartPlant 3D and SmartMarine 3D – both inside and outside the application.
SmartSketch plays a supporting role in all aspects of the plant life cycle. It is the technical companion to our engineering tools, providing the ability to create equipment sketches for datasheets, preliminary layout drawings, etc. During plant construction, it assists construction contractors by helping to create construction work packages, which can be a combination of 3D plant views and text/schematics. In the operational phase, maintenance and operational packages can also be easily created with SmartSketch, using the capability to combine various file formats, including graphics, text, and images, into one document.
As an interlocking piece of our best-in-class life cycle solution, SmartSketch is a premium tool for 2D drawing generation. SmartSketch’s underlying technology and user interface make it easy to use and integrate with data-centric products, allowing business owners to focus on their primary goals – increased profitability by lowered costs and higher productivity.