Documentation

Issuing Data

Issuing Sheet information

Documents from CAD or BIM software should be prduced as electronic plots in a non editable formats such as either PDF or DWF. These can then be issued and record copies stored  Hardcopy for issue should only be produced from the PDF or DWF to ensure duplicate revisions for documentation is not produced.

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Pen widths

Consistent Plot Styles are fundemental to any CAD or BIM standard to ensure consistent output and these require specific pen widths.

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Pen Settings

Most CAD software plots either using a colour based plotting system where a color represents a specific pen weight or alternatively a plot style base where colour and lineweight are independent.. By understanding the two systems it is possible to produce data that will replicate perfectly in both systems.

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