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Michael Arnott

The Advance Design 2019 Shape Optimisation and Improved Steel Design Reports Features Are Fantastic For Structural Design Engineers

The Advance Design 2019 Shape Optimisation and Improved Steel Design Reports Features Are Fantastic For Structural Design Engineers
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The Graitec Advance Design Structural Design Engineering product is ahead of the field for analysis and design for Concrete, Steel and Timber projects. The brand new 2019 version includes several exciting new features for Steel users, including shape...
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Michael Arnott

The New Advanced Stability Feature For Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design Software Is A Powerful Steel Analysis Feature

The New Advanced Stability Feature For Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design Software Is A Powerful Steel Analysis Feature
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Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design software is the fully BIM compliant product that gives users high quality capabilities for their work with steel structures, with a range of powerful features, including FEM analysis, report post p...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel Cold Rolled Modelling and Detailing

Advance Steel Cold Rolled Modelling and Detailing
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For the UK market Cold rolled is essential for the creation of any Steel Framed solution, integrating with the primary hot rolled Steel frame. This proves a challenge to any Steelwork Detailer to include and model these elements to achieve a suitable...
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Janet Black

How to use the Advance Steel Wall Rail tool to add a Handrail to an existing stair and anchor it to a Concrete Wall

How to use the Advance Steel Wall Rail tool to add a Handrail to an existing stair and anchor it to a Concrete Wall

With Advance Steel 2018 , you can now create a wall rail on concrete. The wall rail tool is located on the Extended Modeling tab, Structural Elements panel. This video will show how to accomplish this. Simply move the UCS to the face of the concrete,...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel – Status Control Within Model And Drawings

Advance Steel – Status Control Within Model And Drawings

Within Advance Steel there are options to apply a Status level to both the drawing and the model elements, this is sometimes referred to as Key Stages/Life Cycles within the production process. The Status system existing as part of the Fabrication da...
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John Bennett

Revit 2018.1 - New Steel Content for Flat, Round and Square Sections

Revit 2018.1 - New Steel Content for Flat, Round and Square Sections
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Advance Steel or Revit? or maybe just both? that is a question at present that comes up all the time. We see this year the first true Vertical for Advance Steel, making it easier for users to have just one install with all the benefits of both AutoCA...
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Aleck Giles

Top Tips to Remember When Using NC Files for Structural Steelwork in Advance Steel

Top Tips to Remember When Using NC Files for Structural Steelwork in Advance Steel
Things to Remember When Using NC Files for Structural Steelwork
It is becoming increasingly popular to use NC files for manufacturing structural steel beams. This is intended to improve speed and efficiency whilst reducing or removing any human error. That can certainly be achieved and Advance Steel can produce a...
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Josie

Graitec Launch - New Advance Workshop Console

Graitec Launch - New Advance Workshop Console
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The Workshop Console is a fantastic new tool that is now part of the Advance Workshop family. The new console adds additional sought after functionality which will be of great benefit to Steel fabrication and structures companies looking to improve t...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel Tip - Where are my Plates? Understanding Recoding.

Advance Steel Tip - Where are my Plates? Understanding Recoding.
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Have you ever produced a plate list and wondered why it doesn’t seem to list all the plates in your model? Let me explain what is happening. Traditionally it has been considered cheaper and easier to manufacture a plate such as an End Plate that meas...
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Super User

Creating a User Defined Stair Tread in Advance Steel

Creating a User Defined Stair Tread in Advance Steel
Creating a User Defined Stair Tread in Advance Steel
Advance Steel’s stair macro is extremely powerful and also has a wide range of options to choose from which may not be immediately obvious. A couple of questions frequently asked are: “What is the purpose of tread types 22, 23 and 24? When I use Trea...
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