Power Pack

Productivity add-on for Revit® bursting with tools for Architectural, Structural and MEP Designers

Documentation

DOCUMENTATION

Management

MANAGEMENT

Reinforcement

REINFORCEMENT

Productivity

PRODUCTIVITY

#GoFurther

The GRAITEC PowerPack provides a broad suite of unique commands and functionality to significantly increase productivity when working with Autodesk® Revit®. These practical, every-day utilities focus on speeding up modeling, simplifying family management, predefining annotations and enhanced external data-links for a dramatically improved BIM workflow.

For increased control and automation for Revit® users across all industries, this innovative add-on will run on top of Autodesk® Revit®, Autodesk® Revit® Architecture, Autodesk® Revit® Structure and Autodesk® Revit® MEP.

Over 40 New tools for Reinforcement in Revit®

  • Watermark Manager – Protect Revit® families with a copyright watermark and password

  • Window tool – Tile and cascade windows and fully control your display and model views

  • Bending Detail – Automatically create rebar shape details for multiple rebar at the same time

  • Rebar Set – Explode, isolate, split and unite rebar sets as required

  • Rebar Visibility – Change the view’s visibility; show/hide reinforcement bars and 3D views

  • Rebar in Element – Copy or delete selected elements or entire reinforcements


Check out the full range of new reinforcement tools below

Collaboration & Interoperability

  • Advance Design Link

    • Open Revit® Project in Advance Design
  • BIM Connect

  • Export Sheets to DWG

    Link Must have

Links with Excel

  • Excel Link

    Link Coming in 2017
  • Worksheet to DXF

    Must have
    • Connects Excel worksheets to current Revit® project by inserting a linked and scalable DXF that auto-updates when project is opened
  • Key Parameter

    Link
    • Assign custom parameters to Revit® Families via Excel
    • Watch video

Annotations, Symbols & Tags

  • Compute Volume

    • Displays the volume of selected objects
  • Center of Gravity

    Link
    • Calculates the Center of Gravity of selected objects
    • Watch video
  • Stair Line

    Link
    • Adds directional stair-lines to any shaped stair view
    • Watch video
  • Insert Tag

    Link
  • Text Case

    Link Must have
    • Instantly change the case type of all or selected text
    • Watch video
  • Window Sill Tag

    Link
    • Adds a tag displaying the sill height and opening size
    • Watch video
  • Pipe Description Tag

    Coming in 2017
    • Adds a pipe description tag
  • Pipe Thickness

    Coming in 2017
    • Adds a tag showing pipe wall thickness
  • Room floor type and Finish

    Coming in 2017
    • Adds a tag with room floor type and material finish

Legends & Schedules

  • Legends

    Link Must have
    • Design and create dynamic custom legends to fit standard paper size
    • Watch video
  • Exclude/Include in Schedules

    • Get full control of what is included or excluded from Schedules
  • Door Side

    Link
    • Add door swing parameters to all doors for more accurate scheduling
    • Watch video
  • Edit Mark

    Link
    • Modify the mark parameter for selected elements using formulas to add prefixes or change numbering sequence
    • Watch video

Dimensioning

  • Auto Dimension

    Link
    • Creates a set of dimension lines for walls and grids
    • Watch video
  • Dimension Preferences Configuration

    • Set the number, style and distance between dimensioning lines
  • Join Dimensions

    Link
    • Joins individual dimensions to a single chain
    • Watch video
  • Quick Dimension

    Link
    • Converts an intersecting line to a dimension string
    • Watch video

Sheets & Views

  • 3D View creator

    Link
  • Auto Section Box

    • Automatically generates a new 3D view of selected elements
  • Arrange

    Link
  • View Sheet Generator

    Link
    • Automatically creates views and associated templates
    • Watch video

Parameters

  • Element Geometry Parameters

    Link
    • Easily edit geometry parameters of Column Height, Beam Elevation, Wall Height & Thickness, Slab Elevation, Lintel/Sill Elevation
    • Watch video
  • Element Coordinates

    Coming in 2017
    • Add coordinate details in element properties list

Family Management

  • Family Manager

    Link Must have Coming in 2017
    • Graphically browse, search and load your families in a single window + Launch Family Editor
    • Watch video
  • Family Exporter

    Link Must have
    • Batch exports selected Families to any folder
    • Watch video

Family Security

  • Watermark Manager

    Link Must have
    • Add password protected ownership credentials to your Revit® Families
    • Watch video

File Manager

  • File Updater

    Link Must have
    • Batch update all your project files to a later version
    • Watch video

Everyday Productivity Tools

  • 3D CAD to RFA

    Link Must have
    • Convert 3D CAD files to Revit® Families with update feature
    • Watch video
  • Move XY

    Link
    • Allows elements to be moved in X & Y direction together
    • Watch video
  • Ribbon Customization

    Link
    • Manage and organize your PowerPack tools Ribbon
    • Watch video
  • Split Pipes

    Link
    • Batch process all pipes and ducts to specified lengths
    • Watch video
  • Windows

    Link Must have
    • Simplified arranging of active windows with auto-tile and center-view options
    • Watch video

Visibility Tools

  • Category Visibility

    Link Must have
    • Tick-box window to view/hide single elements or entire categories in model view
    • Watch video
  • 3D Displacement

    Link
    • Creates an exploded or displaced model view
    • Watch video

Numbering

  • Number Everything

    Must have Coming in 2017
    • Generic numbering/renumbering tool covers grids, levels, rooms, structural elements, ducts, doors, elements creation direction from source to end

Manage Element Openings

  • Join Openings

    Coming in 2017
    • Allows multiple openings to be combined in the same host element
  • Pipe Openings in Structural elements

    • Automatically create holes in intersecting elements to accommodate pipe/duct runs

Rebar Modeling

  • Transversal Distribution

    Link Must have
    • Automatic generation of transversal rebar sets with multiple spacing for linear elements (columns/beams)
    • Watch video
  • Rebar to Face

    Link Must have
    • Stretch/trim reinforcement sets to a chosen edge of a concrete element
    • Watch video
  • Area to Element

    Link Must have
    • Stretch area reinforcement to the boundaries of the host concrete element (great for irregular shaped slabs)
    • Watch video
  • Cut Openings in Area

    Link
    • Trim area reinforcement around selected openings
    • Watch video
  • Cut Openings in Rebar set

    Link
    • Cut rebar sets around holes in beams/columns and automatically creates new rebar sets
    • Watch video
  • Split bars (with couplers)

    Must have Coming in 2017
    • Splits rebar to a user defined/stock lengths + adds couplers
  • Copy Rebar

    Link
    • Automatic generation of transversal rebar sets with multiple spacing for linear elements (columns/beams)
    • Watch video
  • Delete Rebar

    Link
    • Stretch/trim reinforcement sets to a chosen edge of a concrete element
    • Watch video
  • Rebar Sets - Explode, Isolate, Spilt & Unite

    Link Must have
    • Simplified editing of rebar set with options to divide, isolate, split and reunite sets as desired
    • Watch video

Rebar Visibility & Editing

  • Rebar Visibility

    Link Must have
    • Changes the rebar visibility state in active view or for the whole project
    • Watch video
  • Browse Reinforcement

    • Browses rebar or fabric sheet highlighting corresponding instances

Rebar Numbering & Schedules

  • Set Rebar Number

    Link
  • Renumber Reinforcement

    Link
    • Allows automatically renumbering of reinforcement to eliminate gaps
  • Select by Rebar Number

    Link
    • Selects all instances of reinforcement with same number
    • Watch video
  • Delete by Rebar Number

    Link
    • Deletes all instances of reinforcement by number
    • Watch video
  • Assign to Sheet

    • Assigns reinforcement to a specific sheet to simplify tracking and numbering
  • Rebar Lists

    Coming in 2017
    • Range of new bar lists for specific countries
  • Shared Parameters for Foundations

    Link
    • Generates foundation top and bottom level parameters
    • Watch video

Details, Views & Sheets

  • Bending Detail

    Must have
    • Create dimensioned bar bending and shape details for selected rebar
  • Bending Detail Tag

    Coming in 2017
    • Create an user-defined annotation for selected rebar (can be combined with Bending Detail)
  • Show Rebar

    Link
    • Unhide’s rebar and removes any bending details on a selected view
    • Watch video

Symbols, Tags & Dimensions

  • Detail Rebar

    Link
    • Places a rebar shape detail turned into the plane of the paper
    • Watch video
  • Dimension Rebar

    • Places a symbolic representation of a rebar set showing individual bars together with a dimension line
  • Rebar Tag

    • Places a symbolic representation of a rebar set together with a dimension line and an annotation