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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.

What’s New in Codeware Interface 2015, 7510 for SOLIDWORKS

Once you've exported your COMPRESS or INSPECT model, Codeware Interface 2015, Build 7510 simplifies drawing creation with: Decimal precision by property type Part and assembly configurations Templates for nozzle details, nozzle cut lists, U-Tube bend schedules and more! View All New Features » This capability is included with all current [...]

2017-03-16T15:55:51+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Codeware Interface, COMPRESS Videos|Tags: , |

Building Codes and ASME VIII-1 (UG-22)

Compliance With ASME VIII-1, Paragraph UG-22 Internal and external design pressures are not the only criteria used when designing pressure vessels. ASME VIII-1, paragraph UG-22, requires that all external loads acting on the pressure vessel be taken into account as well. These include forces and moments that arise from attached piping and equipment, the [...]

2018-04-11T12:13:00+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , , |

Rating Input Mode

Enter Component Thickness in Rating Input Mode Rating input mode in COMPRESS calculates the MAWP and minimum thickness while allowing you to input your existing geometry. Inputs are re-evaluated during the modeling process and updated as necessary to reflect applicable Code dependencies. In selected circumstances warnings and good engineering practice reminders are presented. [...]

2017-05-04T10:26:51+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , |

Design Input Mode

COMPRESS eliminates the time-consuming, manual iteration required by other software. In design mode COMPRESS selects sizes, thicknesses and ratings to meet Code requirements. Inputs are re-evaluated during the modeling process and updated as necessary to reflect applicable Code dependencies. In selected circumstances warnings and good engineering practice reminders are presented. Read About Rating Mode [...]

2017-02-09T09:36:21+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , |

What’s New in COMPRESS 2015

COMPRESS 2015 highlights include: Appendix 14 Enhanced reporting UW-13.2 joint details Online cloud access (new option) COMPRESS 2015 also includes integration with SOLIDWORKS and Inventor using our no-charge Codeware Interface add-in. Once your vessel or exchanger model, including associated properties, has been exported to SOLIDWORKS or Inventor you can [...]

2017-02-09T09:54:28+00:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: COMPRESS Videos|Tags: |

INSPECT Software Overview

INSPECT Software Overview INSPECT is an inspection data management, scheduling and fitness-for-service tool for pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping and tanks. INSPECT: Tracks thickness surveys Generates inspection schedules Performs API 579-1 fitness-for-service assessments Produces required inspection reports The equipment’s governing condition monitoring location (CML) [...]

2017-09-01T11:04:24+00:00February 6th, 2015|Categories: INSPECT Videos|Tags: , , |

What’s New in INSPECT 2015

INSPECT 2015 includes API 579 Fitness-for-Service Level 1 and 2 assessments for: Part 3 – Brittle Fracture (prerequisite for Part 5 and 6) Part 4 – General Metal Loss Part 5 – Local Metal Loss (includes groove-like flaws) Part 6 – Pitting Corrosion INSPECT 2015 also addresses supplemental loads for Part 5 and [...]

2016-11-03T11:02:07+00:00January 20th, 2015|Categories: INSPECT Videos|Tags: |

Export Heat Exchangers to SOLIDWORKS

COMPRESS 2015 users can now export pressure vessels and heat exchangers to SOLIDWORKS using our Codeware Interface add-in. There's no additional charge to use the Codeware Interface provided you have a current COMPRESS support subscription.

2017-03-23T12:56:18+00:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Codeware Interface, COMPRESS Videos|Tags: , , |

Export Heat Exchangers to Autodesk Inventor

COMPRESS 2015 users can now export pressure vessels and heat exchangers to Autodesk Inventor using our Codeware Interface add-in. There's no additional charge to use the Codeware Interface provided you have a current COMPRESS support subscription.

2017-03-23T12:54:59+00:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Codeware Interface, COMPRESS Videos|Tags: , , |

Optimize Appendix 2 Flange Designs

Standard ASME B16.5/16.47 flanges usually provide the most cost effective solution for bolted connections. For cases where no standard flange exists, the more complex rules of ASME Appendix 2 can be used. The COMPRESS Flange Wizard is a tool that creates optimized Appendix 2 flange designs with minimal time and effort. [...]

2017-03-16T16:05:04+00:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: COMPRESS Videos|