Witch-Hanger Pipe Support Design Software

 
Since 1994, Carpenter & Paterson Ltd have provided customers with their graphical pipe support design software called Witch-Hanger, free of charge.

Witch-Hanger has been designed for use on single or multi-user Microsoft® Windows® platforms and can also be linked to most CAD systems. The program incorporates a comprehensive database of Carpenter & Paterson Ltd components.

The user friendly menu control and help facilities ensure that design engineering costs can be substantially reduced. Our software and libraries can also be linked with two of the industry’s leading 3D design software applications, including AVEVA’s PDMS and Intergraph’s PDS 3D Design software.

 

Witch-Hanger Key Points

Key factors that make Witch-Hanger an invaluable tool for the efficient design of Carpenter & Paterson Ltd support assemblies:

For Customers:

  • Quickly design, Variable, Constant, Dynamic and Rigid supports.
  • Minimal data input required with a choice of many pre-configured design assemblies.
  • Validation of all assemblies handled internally giving user’s confidence in design choices.
  • Printing of drawings to recognised drawing scales.
  • Detailed assembly drawings, BOM, Spring Summary List with customisable address and company logo data.
  • Export to JPEG and DXF for direct import to AutoCAD.

For Carpenter & Paterson Ltd:

  • Witch-Hanger database data is imported directly into Carpenter & Paterson Ltd ERP system allowing for:
    • Automated production of manufacturing schedules.
    • Generation of profiles for Laser and Plasma cutting equipment.
    • Tracking of orders and parts using WIP and Stock facilities.
  • Engineers can quickly integrate Witch-Hanger drawings into various software packages allowing for:
    • Additional client specific design information.

You can download Witch-Hanger 4 for free by visiting the Downloads page.

Compatibility

Operating System Compatible
Microsoft Windows 2000 & Earlier Yes
Microsoft Windows XP Yes
Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 10 32-bit Yes
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit Yes
 
Witch-Hanger Installation Guide

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Create a Variable Support

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Create a Constant Support

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Create a Dynamic Support

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Editing an Existing Support

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Witch-Hanger Interface

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