Databases

Database access can be set in  general settings.

Attention! If files containing Material.mdb, Grunt.mdb, Comp.mdb, Insulation.mdb, FittingBase.mdb databases are not open to editing (for example, they are set as "read-only"), all database edit functions in START-PROF are disabled.

START-PROF databases (DB) contain several sections:

No

Database

Description

Edit options

1

MATERIALS

Contains physical properties of pipe and piping element materials

Open for editing

2

SPRINGS

Contains properties and flexibility of various support spring chains

Read only

3

SOILS

Contains various physical and mechanical soil properties

Partially open for editing (from code 16), and partially closed (codes 0-15)

4

EXPANSION JOINTS

Contains expansion joint properties

Read only

5

INSULATION

Contains insulation weight depending on its construction

Open for editing

6

Bends

Contain bend properties from most of all Russian standards

Open for editing

7

Tees

Contain tee properties from most of all Russian standards

Open for editing

8

Reducers

Contain reducer properties from most of all Russian standards

Open for editing

9

Corrosion

Contains metal corrosion data for Start-Resource

Read only

10

Plant4D Elements

Contains templates for Plant4D Import function

Read only

11

Pre-insulated Pipe Database

Database contains sizes of polyurethane pre-insulated jacket sizes for district heating and district cooling networks

Open for editing

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