Carlson Trench is for calculations related to installing pipes, sewers, or utility linesCarlson Trench

A new module from Carlson Software, Carlson Trench is for calculations related to installing pipes, sewers, or utility lines. The software calculates the volume of the trench cut, the volume of backfill (excluding the pipe size), and the linear footage of pipe broken down by the pipe material, size, and/or depth.

Carlson Trench is fully integrated with Carlson Civil and Construction, and also Carlson Hydrology to meet the variety of customers’ needs.

Carlson Trench supports AutoCAD® and comes with IntelliCAD® built-in. This is in addition to working on legacy AutoCAD versions.

Developed over the past 10 years within Takeoff,  Carlson’s popular site estimating and data prep software, Carlson Trench joins with Carlson GeoTech and Carlson CADnet to provide customers the flexibility to obtain just the software they need at an affordable price. The three new modules can also be paired with Carlson Construction to form the all new Carlson Takeoff Suite, replacing the non-OEM version of Takeoff. (Note: Carlson Takeoff with built-in AutoCAD remains the same.)

“These modules serve to answer the specific needs of geotechnicians, civil engineers, and construction professionals who may not have required all of  Takeoff’s many capabilities,” says Todd Carlson, product manager for Takeoff.

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Specifications

Core capabilities in Carlson Trench include:

  • Calculates trench excavation and backfill quantities
  • Creates trench network of structures and pipe lines
  • Draws trench network in plan view, profile and 3D
  • Produces Trench Reports including Manhole Depth Summary, Pipe Length By Size, Stations Depth Summary, Structure Details, etc.
  • Built on AutoCAD and IntelliCAD

 

System Requirements

Carlson Trench will run in AutoCAD®, versions 2004 to 2014, as well as AutoCAD® Map, Land Desktop and Civil3D and also on IntelliCAD.


Pipe in 3D

Pipe in 3D

Trench Depth Zone Map

Trench Depth Zone Map

Sample Trench Report

Sample Trench Report


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Companion Products

Trench can be utilized in conjunction with:

Civil Suite
Construction

Trench is also available as part of the Takeoff Suite:










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