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Special Columns for Piping Assemblies

The BOM includes special columns for piping assemblies:
  • The PART NO. column displays the configuration-specific property SWbompartno (the sample routing parts include this property in the design tables).
  • Each configuration of a fitting has a different part number.
  • All route segments cut from the same raw stock have the same part number.
  • Each unique cut length of pipe is listed as a separate item using the property SWPipeLength, with the length displayed in the CUT LENGTH column.
If you edit the template in Excel, do not edit the text in the Name box for any of the default columns.


You can create custom columns in the Piping BOM Template. For example, you can create a column for the property SWElbowAngle (the angle of an elbow component).

See Bill of Materials - Custom Properties for more information.

There are also hidden columns in the template; do not show, edit, or delete the hidden columns.

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