A fast and professional way to plan your technical insulation. For free.
Architects, engineers and consulting professionals can benefit from our Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool - a computerised means of modelling in three dimensions the precise details of a construction’s design, engineering and architecture.
Insulation is designed for equipment, like pipes or ventilation ducts, which has often already been planned. And because the selection of insulation material depends on various parameters, like diameter and thickness, finding the right product takes time and manual effort.
In contrast, our BIM plug-in allows the technical equipment insulation for a building to be planned digitally, which is a faster and more efficient solution than doing it manually. This plug-in tool accesses all the data required, feeds it into the model and supports the user in selecting and configuring products. This error-free solution makes faster and simpler insulation planning possible. Take advantage - simulate a construction process prior to its execution to help detect potential design or logistics issues early on and get BEYOND BETTER performance.
A BIM plug-in allows 3D simulation of technical equipment insulation to simplify and speed up planning
NBS BIM LIBRARY
Our ArmaFlex® product ranges are now free to download from the NBS National BIM library, making Armacell the first flexible insulation manufacturer to have Building Information Modelling objects available in the UK. The objects include tube and sheet range products suitable for the leading Revit Building Design software and in IFC format.
The full list of products available includes AF/ArmaFlex Class O, ArmaFlex Ultima low smoke insulation, ArmaFlex Tuffcoat for mechanical protection and HT/ArmaFlex high temperature insulation for process applications.
The NBS library features a comprehensive list of building product manufacturers and directly links to their specification system site.
BIM KNOW HOW
We are building information modelling enthusiasts - and as a BIM pioneer we offer a plug-in allowing technical insulation materials for building service equipment to be planned digitally. Faster, more efficient and always up-to-date. Deep dive into how BIM allows greater planning security, process optimisation, efficiency and sustainability.
Illustration: Deerns - BIM model of Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Hotel
The software is available in a variety of languages and national users are provided with the product data relevant for them.
It works with Windows 10 and 11 and Revit versions 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
Latest update January 2024 // Database update (new version 2.0.5)