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FloWorks 2018 (+ updates for 2017) available (update: 12/22)

Talumis FloWorks for FlexSim

Update (22 December 2017): Version 18.0.1 now again allows you to double click in Process Flow to open the activities popup.

FloWorks 18.0.0 is now available (18 December 2017). This version of FloWorks is intended for use with FlexSim 2018.

In addition, FloWorks 17.2.2 and 17.0.7 have been released, containing bug fixes for FlexSim 2017 Update 2 and FlexSim 2017 (LTS) users, respectively. These will be the final 17.x releases of FloWorks.

All versions can be found in the Downloads section of your FlexSim account on the 3rd party modules tab. Please do not hesitate to report any bugs, usability improvements and feature requests to [email protected].

About FloWorks

FloWorks is a 3rd party module developed and maintained by Talumis BV ( It provides faster and more accurate modelling and calculation of fluid systems than the default FlexSim fluid library. It is especially useful within the oil, gas, and bulk industry both for production and supply chain optimization. This module requires a FloWorks license with active maintenance.

For any questions, please email [email protected].

Release notes

Changes in FloWorks 18.0.1

  • Bug fix: FloWorks broke double click in the Process Flow view to open the quick library

Changes in FloWorks 18.0.0

  • Quick Properties panels added.
  • Added three FloWorks tutorials to user manual.
  • Added impact, stop and resume functions on FlowObject.
  • Added FLOW_STATE_* constants for use in stop and optionally impact.
  • Bug fix: In unlicensed version, license info is now correctly shown instead of “Unknown”.
  • All bug fixes in version 17.2.2 and 17.0.7 listed below.

Changes in FloWorks 17.2.2 (for FlexSim 2017 Update 2)

  • Bug fix: FlowTank's isEmpty and isFull return 0 and 1.
  • Bug fix: Statistics collectors pick up content changes by content property setter.
  • Bug fix: Cannot change mixer recipe while running.
  • All bug fixes in version 17.0.7 listed below.

Changes in FloWorks 17.0.7 (for FlexSim 2017 LTS)

  • Bug fix: FloWorks objects remove pending events from the list when they are destroyed.
  • Bug fix: Fixed an issue in the LP solver.
  • Bug fix: Minor fix to internal treenode naming on reset.
  • Bug fix: Avoid a rounding issue in utilization calculation.
  • Bug fix: Mixer correctly resets visuals to empty in manual mode.
  • Bug fix: Can start mixer recipe from Reset or On Empty trigger.
  • Bug fix: Fixed reset error when opening model without flow trucks in a FlexSim installation without FloWorks.
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