About Codeware

Codeware was founded in 1983 in Ontario, Canada. We opened our first U.S. office in 1993. We currently have offices in Sarasota, Florida and Austin, Texas. Codeware's founder, Les M. Bildy, P. Eng., has served as President since 1983.

COMPRESS, Productivity and the Other Guys

Let's face it - software packages like COMPRESS exist to increase productivity and save valuable Engineering hours. There are many complex items involved when selecting a pressure vessel design software so the purpose here is to break it down into a more manageable task. In our estimation, there are two general areas to consider. [...]

2018-04-08T09:36:39+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: COMPRESS|

2018 COMPRESS & INSPECT Training

Codeware is pleased to announce the 2018 training courses offered by Becht Engineering.  Early Bird Pricing is Available! Reserve your spot today! COMPRESS Courses Location Date ASME VIII-1 Design Orlando, FL Mar 19-Mar 23 ASME VIII-1 Design Chicago, IL May 21-May 25 ASME VIII-1 Design Calgary, AB Sep 10-Sep 14 ASME VIII-1 [...]

2018-04-10T09:07:43+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT|

Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) Creation

How to Create a WPS in Shopfloor® A Welding Procedure Specification or WPS is a document that contains welder instructions on how to make a particular weld. It describes all the essential, non-essential, and for impact tested materials, supplementary essential variables required to perform this task. Non-essential variables are those variables that do [...]

2018-01-05T16:49:01+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Shopfloor|

Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) Creation

How to Create a PQR in Shopfloor® A Procedure Qualification Record or PQR is a signed legal document that verifies both the weld design and the QC system in place at the company that will be making use of the resulting Welding Procedure Specification (WPS). For these reasons, ASME IX requires that the [...]

2018-01-05T16:50:55+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Shopfloor|

FFS Training with INSPECT – Houston

Fitness-For-Service (FFS) training with INSPECT FFS training with INSPECT will soon be coming to Houston, TX. This course is run by Codeware’s training partner, Becht Engineering. Save 10% with early bird pricing until September 15th. Reserve your spot today! Course: API-579-1/ASME FFS-1 Fitness-for-Service with INSPECT Location: Houston, TX Date: October [...]

2017-09-15T12:08:50+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Training|

API 579-1 Additions to INSPECT 7710

INSPECT 7710 New Features Include: Part 12 Dents & Gouges API 579-1 Part 12 calculations for dents, gouges and dent-gouge combinations are now available. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 2016 INSPECT now includes the 2016 revisions and updates to API 579-1. Fitness-for-service (FFS) remaining life calculations have also been added. Flaws on ASME B16.9 [...]

2017-09-14T12:22:26+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: INSPECT, INSPECT Videos|Tags: |

Drawing Additions to the CWI For Build 7710

Codeware Interface 7710 (CWI) Additions Include: Tube Bundle Drawings Detailed drawings, including dimensions, of fixed and floating type heat exchanger tube bundles can now be generated. Channel Drawings Front and rear heat exchanger channels detail drawings are now generated by selecting Codeware | Drafter 3D | Channels Detailed from the CWI options dialog. Support [...]

2017-08-15T11:12:35+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Codeware Interface|Tags: , |