Adjust cleaning types and cleaning costs

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2021
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Adjust cleaning types and cleaning costs

Tekla EPM contains multiple standard cleaning types that you can use in the Estimating module. In the Cleaning Maintenance dialog box, you can review the existing cleaning types, and modify the cleaning types and cleaning costs to meet your needs. You can also add new cleaning types, and set the default cleaning type used in all future estimating jobs.

  1. Click the Maintenance ribbon tab.
  2. On the menu, go to Estimating Maintenance > Cleaning Maintenance.

    The Cleaning Maintenance dialog box opens, showing the existing clean types.

    Tip:

    If necessary, you can change the units in the dialog box from imperial to metric or the other way around. Click the Cleaning Maintenance ribbon tab, and in the menu, select a suitable Switch To Metric/Imperial Mode command.

  3. Do any of the following:

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    Add a new cleaning type

    1. Click New.

    2. In the Cleaning Type field, type an abbreviation for the cleaning type.

    3. Type a description for the cleaning type.

    4. Type the cleaning rate and the amount of abrasive use.

    5. To set the cleaning type as the default cleaning type for new estimating items, select the Default check box.

      If necessary, you can also change the default cleaning type for each existing estimating job manually by modifying the estimating jobs one by one.

    6. Click Add.

    Modify a cleaning type

    1. Select the cleaning type in the list.

    2. Modify the cleaning type abbreviation, description, cleaning rate, or amount of abrasive use.

    3. To set the cleaning type as the default cleaning type for new estimating items, select the Default check box.

      If necessary, you can also change the default cleaning type for each existing estimating job manually by modifying the estimating jobs one by one.

    4. Click Save.

    Delete a cleaning type

    1. Select the cleaning type in the list.

    2. Click Delete.

    3. To permanently delete the cleaning type, click Yes.

  4. Click Save.

Note that you can create cleaning systems that contain various cleaning types. For more information, see Create and apply clean systems.

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