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Hexagon PPM releases PV Elite® 2018 with the latest ASME Section VIII-1 and Section VIII-2 codes and other enhancements for vessel analysis and design

HOUSTON, Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CADWorx & Analysis Solutions announces the release of PV Elite 2018 with numerous enhancements for vessel and heat exchanger analysis and design including faster generation of retirement limits, the choice of a light or dark user interface to better visualize the vessel design, and the instant display of key information about an object by using the Control button with the mouse. This new release includes the latest code updates for ASME Section VIII 2017 Division 1, ASME Section VIII 2017 Division 2 – Classes 1 and 2, PD 5500:2015, PD 5500 A2:2016, ASCE VII 2016 Wind and Seismic, and Korean Building Code 2016. PV Elite 2018 also now generates a Maximum Safe Operating Temperature Curve, running through thousands of temperature and pressure combinations for each component to help users determine the appropriate operating scenario for their facilities. Rick Allen, president of CADWorx® & Analysis Solutions, said, “New releases highlight our commitment to customer satisfaction. With PV Elite 2018, we are pleased to give our users greater confidence in their safety code calculations.”

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