Acorn Pipe Systems Inc.

      AcornPipe software for piping professionals

Flash Video Training

Flash video files, as well as PDF files help you learn AcornPipe Software
techniques. We use zipped files to protect you from internet viruses when downloading. This is not an absolute guarantee, but it does offer some protection. You should still use a good virus protection software.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view these videos.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the free viewer, click on the icon below.


Click Here to view the video: Adding New Material Categories and New Material to the Master Files
Add new material categories to the Master Files, then add new material.

Click Here to view the video: Importing JPG images to your AcornPipe Drawing
Add images to the C:\AcornClients\Your Job directory, then import these images to the drawing.

Click Here to view the video: Dimensioning Pipe and adding Pipe Joints
Draw pipe, dimension pipe at intervals to create cut lengths.

Click Here to view the video: Drawing Flanges With Differing Ratings and Faces on the Same Drawing
Draw Flanges using the 'offspec' option to alter ratings and flange faces.

Weld Gaps - Changing the gap, updating the drawing demonstration.
To view this video demo, please click on the link below.

Flash Video/Weld Gaps - Changing _demo/Weld Gaps - Changing _demo.swf

Movie demonstrations below - Download the zipped file and save it to a Temporary directory on your C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file.
Then double click the "exe file to install the Flash Video, complete with menu items placed on the programs menu. OR Download the executable files, and install the videos from them.

Download "Drawing with AcornPipe" Video executable - click here
Unzip this executable file and double click to run the video.

Getting Started with the AcornPipe Program
Download this zipped file, "Getting Started with the AcornPipe Program.zip" and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file: Getting Started with the AcornPipe Program.exe.
Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
"AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
To view the video select from the Program Menu. OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on Getting Started with the AcornPipe Program.htm to view the
video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.


Dimensioning Pipe and Fittings, Dimensioning to an Open Pipe End, Offset Boxes,
Between WOL/TOL/SOL Placement on a Header Pipe.
Dimensioning Pipe and Fittings Flash Video - Download Zipped File
Download this zipped file, "Dimensioning Pipe and Fittings Flash Video.zip"
and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the
executable file: Dimensioning Pipe and Fittings Flash Video.zip
Double clicking the executable will install the video to a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Video"
on the C drive, however you can change the install location. To view the video select from the
Program Menu. OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on
Dimensioning Pipe and Fittings Flash Video.htm" to view the video in your browser.
This will display the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Create Library Files form the Standard Details/Draw Your Own features,
 then Save and Import to Other Drawings.
Library Files - Creating, Saving, Importing - Click Here to Download Video
Download this zipped file, "Library Items-Creating-Saving-Importing Video Setup.zip" and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive.
Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file:
"Library Items-Creating-Saving-Importing Video.exe" Double clicking the executable will install the video to a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location. To view the video select from the Program Menu. OR double click on Library Items-Creating-Saving-Importing .htm" to begin the demonstration video.
This will display the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Weld Mapping and Heat Numbers Flash Video
 ../Flash Video/Weldmapping and Heat Numbers Flash Video.ZIP

Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the Weld Mapping as well as the editing of Weld Tags to add Welder ID and Heat Numbers. Extract the Zipped executable file, then Double click on the file
WeldMapping and Heat Numbers Flash Video
 file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place the item on your Program Menu in order to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Editing the Bill of Material to Remove Items - Greying Out Flash Video
Download this zipped Install file - click here
Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the Steps involved in greying out fittings and pipe to show lines as existing.
 
Extract the Zipped executable file, then Double click on the
executable file: Remove Items from BOM - Greying Out.exe  file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place a shortcut to the video on your Program Menu in order to make it easy for you to access them.
Additional downloaded videos will also be placed into this same directory.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Edit the Bill of Material to Change Material, Schedules Flash Video
Download this zipped Install file - click here
Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the steps involved in editing the BOM items to change the Material and Schedules for drawn pipe and fittings.
Extract the Zipped executable file, then Double click on the file to begin installation:
Editing the BOM to Change Material Flash.exe
 file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place a shortcut to the video on your Program Menu in order to make it easy for you to access them.
Additional downloaded videos will also be placed into this same directory.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Numbers - All about Control Numbers, Spool Numbers, Revision Numbers
Download this zipped Install file - click here
Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the Numbers used for the Control Number,
the Spool Numbers, The Reference Drawing Numbers, etc.
Extract the Zipped executable file, then Double click on the file
Numbers- Control Numbers Video.exe
 file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place the item on your Program Menu in order to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

 
Spec Setup - Two Part Demonstration Flash Video
Download this Two Part Zipped Demo Install file - click here
Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the steps to set up your own specs.
This starts with an empty spec, rather than an imported spec.
This zip file will unzip to the
Spec Setup Part one and Two.exe.
Double click on the file Spec Setup Part one and Two.exe. in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place two subfolders into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will place these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Edit your notes at the drawing screen, to create a new title block.
Create your own title block - Download Flash Video
Download this zipped file, "Title Block-Edit Creating - Editing Video.zip" and save it to a
Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file:
"Title Block-Edit Video Setup.exe"
Double clicking the executable will install the video to a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location. To view the video double click on

"Title Block-Edit.htm
" to begin the demonstration video or select this video from the Program Menu.
This will display the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

New Client/Job Setup  - Demonstration Flash Video
Download the New Client/Job zipped Install file - click here
Also available as a .PDF file
This demonstration will guide you through the New Client/New Job Setup.
Extract the zipped file, then Double click on the file Client-Job Flash Video .exe file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the "Acorn Pipe Flash Videos", then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Copy and Paste Branches - Demonstration Flash Video
Download this zipped Install file - click here
This demonstration will guide you through the Copy and Paste
Double click on the file Copy and Paste Branches Flash.exe  file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place the item on your Program Menu. and will place these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Notes - All About Notes
- Demonstration Flash Video
Download this zipped Install file - click here
This demonstration will guide you through the Copy and Paste
Double click on the file  Notes - All About Notes Video.exe  file in order to begin the installation.
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place the item on your Program Menu.and will place these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

Drawing Demonstration with AcornPipe Software downloadable Flash Video
Download a Flash Video - AcornPipe Software Demo II Click Here
Extract the "
Drawing Demonstration Flash Video.exe" executable file from the zip archive,
then Double click the .exe file to install the video to a directory named "Acorn Flash Video".
The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place
 these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.
This will display the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Clients and Jobs folders in Win Explorer - downloadable Flash Video
Download a Flash Video - Clients & Jobs - Where are they in Windows Explorer
Extract the "
Clients and Jobs - Where are they in Windows Explorer.exe" executable file
from the zip archive, then Double click the .exe file to install the video to a directory named
 "Acorn Flash Video". The setup will place the files into a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Videos", and will also place these items on the  "Programs" menu to make it easy for you to access them.
In the Program menu, select the Acorn Pipe Flash Videos, then select the video you wish to display.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.
This will display the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Transition Piece - Create by Editing BOM - Click here to Download the Video
Download this zipped file, "Transition Piece - Edit the BOM to Create.zip" and save it
to a Temporary directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file  to extract the executable file: "Transition Piece - Edit the BOM to Create.exe".
Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
"AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Transition Piece - Edit the BOM to Create.zip"  to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Adding "Pipe Breaks" to your drawing, when pipe lengths cross over each other.
 Pipe Breaks - When One Pipe Length Crosses another- Click here to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Pipe Breaks" and save it  to a Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Pipe Breaks - When One Pipe Crosses Another.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video  directory, double click on ""Pipe Breaks - When One Pipe Crosses Another.htm"  to view the video  in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Adding "Mitre Joint" to your drawing, how to draw, and dimension.
Mitre Joints - Drawing and Dimensioning Mitres- Click here to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Mitre Joints" and save it  to a Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Mitre Joints - Drawing - Dimensioning.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Mitre Joints - Drawing - Dimensioning.htm"  to view the video  in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Edit the "Master File" Material Categories to add Materials
Edit Material Categories to add Materials- Click here to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Edit Material Categories to add Material" and save it  to a
 Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Edit Material Categories to add New Category.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Edit Material Categories to add New Category.htm" to view the video  in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Bent Pipe Systems - Converting Pipe - Click here to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Convert Pipe Configuration to Bent Pipe System Drawing and
 save it  to a  Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Bent Pipe System Drawing.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive. You can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Convert Pipe Configuration to Bent Pipe System Drawing.htm" to view the video  in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Wall Thickness and Schedule Changes - Click to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Wall Thickness and Schedule Changes.zip"
 and  save it  to a  Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Wall Thickness and Schedule Changes.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive. You can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Wall Thickness and Schedule Changes.htm" to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Convert 2 - 90 Degree Elbows to a 180 Degree Return - Click to Download Video
 Download this zipped file, "Convert  - 90 Degree Elbows to 180 degree Return" and  save it  to a  Temporary directory on the C drive.
 Next double click on the zipped file to extract  the executable file:
 "Convert 2 - 90 Degree Elbows to 180 degree Return.exe".
 Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
 "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive. You can change the install location.
 To view the video select it from the Program Menu OR browse to the C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on "Convert 2 - 90 Degree Elbows to 180 degree Return.htm" to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Create Flange Rotation Details from the Standard Details/Draw Your Own features,
  then Save to the library, and Import to Other Drawings.
 
Flange Rotation Details - creating and saving - Click Here to Download Video
Download this zipped file, "Flange Rotation Details - creating and saving.zip"  and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive.
Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file:
"Flange Rotation Details - creating and saving.exe" Double clicking the executable will install the video to a directory named "AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location. To view the video select from the Program Menu. OR double click on  Flange Rotation Details - creating and saving.htm" to begin the demonstration video.
 The video will be displayed in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.
Your computer must have a "Flash" viewer installed to view this video.
To visit Macromedia's Website and download the fee viewer, click on the icon above.

 

 Edit Master Files to Add Fitting Material -  Download the Video
Download this zipped file, and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file: "Edit Master Files to Add Fitting Material.exe" 
Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
"AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
To view the video select from the Program Menu OR browse to the
C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on:
 "Edit Master Files to Add Fitting Material.htm"  to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

 Edit Master Files to Add Pipe Material -  Download the Video
Download this zipped file, and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file: "Edit Master Files to Add Pipe Material.exe" 
Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
"AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
To view the video select from the Program Menu OR browse to the
C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on:
 "Edit Master Files to Add Pipe Material.htm"  to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

 Backing up Your Client and Job Folders -  Download the Video
Download this zipped file, "
Back up Your Client and Job Folders.zip"
and save it to a Temp directory on the C drive. Next double click on the zipped file to extract the executable file: "
Back up Your Client and Job Folders.exe" 
Double clicking on the executable will install the video to a directory named
"AcornPipe Flash Video" on the C drive, however you can change the install location.
To view the video select from the Program Menu OR browse to the
C:\Acorn Flash Video directory, double click on:
 "Edit Master Files to Add Fitting Material.htm"  to view the video in your browser, complete with controls for fast forwarding, pausing, etc.

Contact John Young or Donna Mackey at Acorn Pipe Systems regarding training at
780-963-3303 or 1-800-363-9777. By email:
support@acornpipe.com

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology - courses available
This course is designed as an introduction to isometric spooling using the Acorn Piping Project software package. AcornPipe software is in use by many mechanical contractors and pipe
fabrication companies.
Course objectives are:

·
  new features in the Windows version
·
  job set-up and specifications
·
  drawing and drawing options • dimensioning
•  accessories (dummy legs, shoes and anchors)
•  weld maps

·
  plotting the spool
·
   Students will receive the full working version of the software upon completion of the course.
 Contact Dave Hughes at dhughes@nait.ac.ca

Click on the link below to view contact information:

Contact Us