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How to substitute a custom elbow into a Pipe Route

Article by Rob Greer, CSWP created/updated September 30, 2010

When Pipe Routing you may need to have an elbow that has a drain or weldolet on it.  This is actually easily accomplished.  Simply model the modified elbow and use the replace fitting command to swap it into the route.  Best results are likely achieved if you save a copy of your default elbow and modify it to suit and then swap in the copy.

Pick Replace Fitting

Pick Replace Fitting

Specify File

Specify File

Custom Elbow Inserted

Custom Elbow Inserted

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