Working with P&IDs & PFDs Component Data

In the Edraw Process Engineering software, you can add data directly to components in the pid diagram - without calling up a separate database or spreadsheet program.

Each component in a diagram has a related datasheet, an electronic form that contains fields of data for the component. For example, the datasheet for an equipment generally specifies the description, material, and manufacturer and model.

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Storing component data in Process Engineering datasheets makes creating lists of equipment, valves, instruments, and pipelines easy.

Enter Data for a PID Equipment Symbol

Create a Process and Instrumentation diagram type.

Select the packing column shape on the Equipment template and drag it onto the page.

Show PID Data

Right click the symbol and click the Shape Data menu item.

Component Data

The Data panel will show on the right of the main window. Entering the component data.

You can click the Export Data button to generate the data report.

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Basic Knowledge about P&ID Diagram

Layout of P&ID

Acronyms Used in P&ID

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