SST Systems Releases CAEPIPE v8.00

SAN JOSE, CA, July 19, 2018 – Announcing a major new version of CAEPIPE, the premier pipe stress analysis software from SST Systems, Inc. CAEPIPE version 8.00 includes numerous added features and improved user functionality as listed below.

“CAEPIPE continues to be the easiest, most cost-effective, and feature-rich software tool in the pipe stress analysis software market,” says Mark Sutton, SST’s sales manager.

CAEPIPE’s Easy and Rapid Piping system Input with Sustained Stress Ratio Color Contour Shown. (PRNewsFoto/SST Systems, Inc.)

New features added to CAEPIPE v8.00:

  • Piping analysis compliance checks as per the European code SS EN 13480-3 have been updated to the latest 2017 code.
  • Pressure design of pipe and pipe fittings for internal and external pressure as per European Code EN 13480-3 has been updated to the latest 2017 code.
  • New feature added to compute Stress Intensification Factors (SIFs) and Flexibility Factors (FFs) as per ASME B31J-2017.
  • New feature added to Refine Elements at Branches for calculating Flexibility Factors at Branches as per ASME B31J-2017.

Piping (PRNewsfoto/SST Systems, Inc.)

  • New feature added to include Empty Weight Load Case in analysis.
  • New feature added to input Axial and Torsional SIFs in User SIF for applicable codes.
  • New feature added to export Hanger Report to LICAD software.
  • New feature added to calculate Allowable Pressure using Design Temperature and compare against Design Pressure.
  • New feature added to increase / decrease the symbol size.
  • New feature added to change DX, DY and DZ values for the specified layout rows through Change command.
  • New feature added to output itemized element weights (Empty Weight, Fluid Weight, Additional Weight, Insulation Weight and Lining Weight) in BOM. This feature is available for output to Printer and .csv file.
  • File dialog can now be resized to display the file details.
  • New feature added to output High Density (HD) rendered graphics.
  • CAEPIPE will now remember the Valve Library file last selected and will not prompt for opening every time when Valve Library option is selected.
  • Numerous new shortcuts added for efficient modeling, editing, and review of results.


SST pioneered pipe stress analysis software for the PC with the introduction of CAEPIPE and continues to lead the industry with the best in class capabilities, most cost-effective, productive, and easiest-to-learn software available.

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About SST Systems, Inc.

SST Systems, Inc. (SST), incorporated in the year 1983, is a global provider of software solutions and engineering services. Their fields of specialty are piping stress analysis, plant layout, piping design & engineering, and information management software for industrial plants and facilities.

Here is a list of Software Solutions and Engineering Services currently offered:

  • CAEPIPE, pipe stress analysis software
  • Piping design software such as checkSTRESS and HOTclash
  • Data Translators for PDMS, CADMATIC, PDS, SmartPlant 3D, AutoCAD Plant 3D, CATIA, PCF, TRIBON, STAAD, CAESAR II etc.
  • Design and detail engineering services
  • INFOplant, an integrated information management system for individual plants and facilities

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