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John Bennett

Revit to Advance Steel Collaboration Via SMLX

Revit to Advance Steel Collaboration Via SMLX
This year I had the opportunity to present at AU2018 (Autodesk University) in London, my class was about the workflow between Revit and Advance Steel for the transfer of structural steel and steel connections. During this class we looked at the various options and settings involved in this process and reviewed the settings required for the different methods. We also looked at the interaction with ...
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Michael Arnott

Graitec PowerPack For Advance Steel 2019 Gets More Connections

Graitec PowerPack For Advance Steel 2019 Gets More Connections
The Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel is an absolutely must have add-in, as it contains a range of features to bolster workflows, including connections, detailing, plate creation and much more. The recently released 2019 version contains many powerful enhancements to boost Advance Steel productivity, so let’s focus on the new connections, which give you even more options for your modelling proje...
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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files
We have recently received a couple of support calls asking if it is possible to run NC files with quantities based on selected objects not quantities for the whole model in Advance Steel. The simple answer is yes, and this blog will guide you through the settings required to achieve what you want. So here is the scenario, where you have a model with five different lots in it, all fabrica...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Dimensions

A Guide To Advance Steel Dimensions
The parametric dimensioning tools in Advance Steel are incredibly effective, handling different scales and clipped (shortened) views without the user even thinking about it. Unfortunately, the trade off for this functionality seems to be that certain dimension commands are a bit more fiddly to use than the plain AutoCAD equivalents. This seems to particularly affect the Arc Length, Angle and Radiu...
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Rob Merriman

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment
A lot of the models we create in Advance Steel have objects that are replicated throughout, but the positioning or angles may be different. For example, a model containing a stair with 20 flights might have 10 different flight angles, and it can be time consuming and frustrating to set out the bolts, welds or features for all these items individually. The Copy with Adjustment tool will solve all o...
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