Creating Panels

This tutorial teaches you how to create a panel. You will create a 480V panel and two 208V panels.

Panels can be created in any drawing in your project.

Open drawing E-0.1.

Create Panel H1

Run the DM Electrical->Distribution Equipment->Panels command. The Panel dialog box will open.

Press New. The New dialog box will open.

Set New Panel Callout to H1.

Press the OK button to create the panel.

The panel is now created in the database. Once it is created you can modify the settings for the panel.

Make the following changes to panel H1:

Set Volts to 480Y/277V 3P 4W.

Set Bus Amps to 225.

Set Main Disconnect Type to Breaker.

Press the Save button to save your changes.

Create Panel L1

Press the New button again.

Set New Panel Callout to L1.

Press the OK button to create the panel.

Make the following changes to panel L1:

Set Bus Amps to 100.

Set Main Disconnect Type to Breaker.

Press the Save button to save your changes.

Create Panel L2

Press the Copy button.

Set New Panel Callout to L2.

Press the OK button to create the panel.

Press the Exit button to close the dialog box and return to the AutoCAD command line.


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