Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Building Information Modelling has swept the industry and is now mandatory on many projects. The construction industry is benefiting from utilising the rich 3D data that bimstore provide to specifiers enabling projects to be delivered quicker, cheaper and in-line with rigid legislative standards.


The Future of Construction

Hattersley have been involved with bimstore from its inception and their product library is currently one of the largest contributors of content with thousands of downloads recorded each month across the world.

Design engineers can now digitally generate systems with different combinations of valve products, locations and other details, allowing better informed design decisions to be made from the start, through to automatic scheduling in the later stages.

bimstore believes that this early collaborative approach will lead to better and more robust designs and importantly less margin for error. The construction team can make the best choices on efficiency, productivity, reliability, safety and fundamentally reduce project risks and waste.

Industry Compliance

The requirements to achieve BIM Level 2 are defined in PAS1192- 2:2013. Essentially this is a process that clients, consultants, contractors and any other stakeholders must follow to achieve Level 2.

Content Partner

Hattersley has worked with bimstore, one of the leading authorities on BIM in the industry to develop and bring their offering to market.

Hattersley models are primarily available as Autodesk Revit families, but are also natively usable in Bentley AECOSim (Using their RFA plugin) and also in IFC formats if required.

Bimstore Process

Our BIM components are virtual representations of our products and contain all data for analysis, design, scheduling and specification. The following outlines the steps taken from product concept to arrival in the bimstore.

1 Collaboration

Our engineering and product management team work in conjunction with  bimstore to create  3D BIM objects. This ensures accuracy and the highest possible quality.

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The BIM components are put through their paces in the BIM labs and beta testing environment. They undergo a rigorous check against their protocols and industry standards.


Once approved, the BIM components are uploaded to bimstore. The content is now accessible to millions of designers.

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Free 3d objects


The download of Hattersley 3D objects are free and allows our customers to specify them within their construction projects.


Because BIM components contain everything relevant to the product, it can then be used by designers in the building model.

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