The US Content Extension for AutoCAD® MEP 2009 software provides new pipe and MvParts catalogs for water and wastewater design. By downloading this extension, you will have access to components and parts specific to the water and wastewater design projects, including, large diameter pipe fittings, numerous valves, aerators, centrifuges, classifiers, conveyors, blowers, screens, gates, pumps as well as other equipment.
This new content can be downloaded for free from your Autodesk subscription login.
Parts added via this Content Extension
Below is a list of parts types added to both the US Imperial and US Metric part catalogs.
- Aeration Disc Diffuser
- Buttweld Cross
General Installation InformationBefore You Begin to install the content extension, keep in mind to back up all custom parts, including the .dwg, .xml and .bmp files.
Installation LocationThe content will be added to the MEP Catalog Content location specified during the original install of AutoCAD MEP 2009.
The Windows XP default location is:C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\ACD-MEP 2009\enu\Aecb Catalogs.
The Windows Vista default location is:
C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ACD-MEP 2009\enu\Aecb Catalogs.
Note: If you have moved your catalogs after installation to a new location the Content Extension parts will not be installed to the new location.After the content extension is installed you will need to go into your options, and add the two catalogs to the MEP Catalog and then Regenerate the Catalogs.