P&ID Diagram Examples

P&ID diagram examples

P&ID stands for piping and instrumentation diagram. This type of chart represents the important components of a physical process flow. Check out these examples to make one of your own!

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Building P&ID Diagram Examples in Lucidchart

Piping and instrumentation diagrams are typically created by engineers who are designing a manufacturing process for a physical plant. These facilities have complex chemical or mechanical components and processes, which are modeled with diagrams. Use Lucidchart's intuitive interface to make your own P&IDs. Our keyboard shortcuts, interactive elements, and comprehensive symbol library make it the perfect choice.

P&ID diagram examples

P&ID symbols example

Click here for an easy-to-read piping and instrumentation diagram that will introduce you to the basic symbols of P&IDs. You'll be creating advanced documentation in no time.

P&ID diagram examples

P&ID flow system example

Open this example to see a fluid flow system—this diagram defines the mechanical and design configurations that are in place. Try editing the elements to produce a more efficient process.

P&ID diagram examples

P&ID separator vessel example

Check out our template for a P&ID of 3-phase separator vessels. These components are used in the oil and gas industry to separate various liquids that flow from oil wells.


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