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12d Helps Build a Better World

What can we do to shape a better world? Charity, the environment, education, and health all spring to mind as areas to focus on… Since its humble roots back in 1988, sitting in (literally) a basement to sell the first licence of 12d (then 4d) Model, 12d Solutions has held dear these Company Values: Quality  … Continue reading 12d Helps Build a Better World



Drainage 2D in 12d Model

12d Water Resources Engineer Rob Graham is our ‘go-to guy’ for all things Drainage 2D. Watch this video to hear him talk about this exciting aspect of 12d Model! Stormwater overland flow is a critical component of roadway design. Estimating flow paths through intersections and roundabouts can be difficult, especially under complex diverging flow conditions. 2D … Continue reading Drainage 2D in 12d Model



J. Wyndham Prince’s Winning Innovation Award Entry

We caught up with David Healy – Senior Design Engineer, J. Wyndham Prince – who has been with the firm for about nine years, and in the engineering industry for about 16 years. David has been using 12d products for 14 years, across a broad range of road and drainage projects. He and his team … Continue reading J. Wyndham Prince’s Winning Innovation Award Entry



12d Model Clash Detection

12d Model Clash Detection 12d Model Programmer Hanh Cao addressed our 2018 Technical Forum audience about Clash Detection in 12d Model.   12d Model 12 – Supported Data Services Pipelines Water Nodes and Links Trimeshes TINs (v14) Menu BIM -> Check/clash -> Clash detection (then Detection or Rules) Rules Hierarchical Under ‘Clash Rule Sets’, each … Continue reading 12d Model Clash Detection



12d Model YouTube Playlists

Did you know…that we have a veritable plethora of playlists on our 12d Model YouTube Channel? With over 600 videos from our uploads alone, it can be hard to figure out what to watch! Not to mention how to find what you’re looking for! By placing videos in playlists, and including some other videos we … Continue reading 12d Model YouTube Playlists



Tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model

I caught up with Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland to chat about his best tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model software. This webinar video demonstrates some of the Public Works PPFs which 12d has developed for 12d Model 12 and beyond.   It also explores customising plotters, colours, plotter mapping … Continue reading Tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model



12d acts locally (while ‘thinking globally’, as ever)

It’s not often we at 12d Solutions get to travel ‘just down the road’ to see 12d Model in action – most of the projects we’ve seen it used on over time have been a fair distance away from our Northern Beaches location. But in recent times, that trend has changed a little. In February, … Continue reading 12d acts locally (while ‘thinking globally’, as ever)



Combined 12d Field

I caught up with 12d Field Product Sales and Marketing Manager Graham Wirth to chat about Combined 12d Field. This presentation reviews the improvements made to 12d Field in 12d Model 14. Setout and Pickup have been combined into the one package to give the user more functionality, combined with a simpler user experience for … Continue reading Combined 12d Field



12d Model Design – The Basics

I caught up with Graeme Winfield of 12d Queensland to chat about some of the basics in 12d Model for Design. In this video, Graeme covers such topics as: Overview of 12d file and folder structures The Design process Survey data Creating designs Resolving 12d Model startup problems Where to get more information Catch up … Continue reading 12d Model Design – The Basics



Arup – 12d Innovation Awards 2018 – Overall Winning Entry

Arup Sydney’s entry in our Innovation Awards last year was truly fantastic. On the Parramatta Light Rail (Stage 1) project, they utilised 12d Model in innovative ways, bringing in all manner of applications not often seen before. The project worked on lots of different areas around Parramatta, requiring a lot of different solutions, and involved … Continue reading Arup – 12d Innovation Awards 2018 – Overall Winning Entry



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