SmartSketch® is a versatile and cost-effective precision engineering and drafting product.

SmartSketch® is an innovative tool for the technical office, combining world class business diagramming with award-winning drawing technology. It is a versatile, cost-effective precision engineering and drafting product that gives EPCs and owner operators a competitive edge throughout the plant life cycle by speeding productivity, cutting costs, and offering a sophisticated degree of automation for detail work.

SmartSketch provides powerful features such as parametrics and relationships that enable execution of design changes quickly and efficiently. It automatically creates and maintains relationships between geometric elements, and SmartSketch supports parametric graphics.These two functions allow the user to significantly increase productivity and design quality.

Why SmartSketch?

Focus on design

SmartSketch technology provides intelligence at the end of your cursor.

Lowered costs

Integrates with our data-centric products, allowing users to focus on their primary goals.

Increased productivity

Easy to use interface, get up and running quickly.

Supports plant life cycle

Companion to our engineering tools, providing the ability to create equipment sketches for datasheets, preliminary layout drawings, etc.

Helps during construction

Assists construction contractors by helping to create construction work packages, which can be a combination of 3D plant views and text/schematics.

Supports operational phase

Maintenance and operational packages can also be easily created with SmartSketch, combining various file formats into one document.

Enjoy these great features


Automatically creates and maintains relationships between geometric elements


Allows users to investigate "what if" design scenarios by driving them as functions of various design parameters

CAD Translation

Translates/references data from other CAD products, allowing you to view, edit, or redline CAD data

Intelligent Symbols

Enables behaviors on symbols to automatically snap to geometry, align, and rotate during placement


Intelligent routing that maintains connections between objects and symbols


Labels that display dynamic attribution updates on objects and symbols

Your Engineering Companion

SmartSketch Viewer is a free tool that enables the viewing and printing of 2D graphics files created from the SmartPlant® Enterprise suite of products. It displays files from SmartSketch, Smart 3D Drawing Editor, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Electrical, and SmartPlant Instrumentation.

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