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Free or reasonably priced 3D piping software?

Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 680
Does anyone have experience with any free or low cost 3D piping software? Looking for something to play around with. I saw @nicholas bonham-carter picture of the new boiler install and would like to be able to do something like that. Looks like a handy tool for both planning jobs and showing customers.
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  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,243
    Not 3D. 2D. But free. Taco HSS
  • Mike_Sheppard
    Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 680
    @Dan Foley I will check that one out. Thank you!
    Never stop learning.
  • delta T
    delta T Member Posts: 860
    I am guessing that the picture @nicholas bonham-carter showed was done in Sketch up? free and easy to use full 3d modeling with a huge selection of pre-made models that you can download online. I use sketch up for everything from radiant loop layout, to boiler room piping layouts (especially usefull in tight installations). I will say that sketch up does take a bit to get used to, their tutorial videos are excellent however and once you get the hang of it, you can model anything you want.