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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel - Setting a Default Library Entry for Joints

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Would you like to control the default configuration for an Advance Steel joint? Read on for how to do so. In Advance Steel, whenever you place a joint from the Connection Vault the system looks in the...
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Rob Merriman

PowerPack for Advance Steel 2021 – Kingspan SBS Mezzanine Floor Beam Systems Create CAM Tool

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The Graitec PowerPack 2021 for Advance Steel now has a dedicated tool to create CAM data for the Kingspan Steel Building Solutions Mezzanine Floor Beam Systems. The Kingspan Create CAM tool is found o...
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Rob Merriman

What's New in the Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel 2021

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The Graitec Powerpack 2021 for Advance Steel has now been released, the Powerpack is Graitec’s extension to Advance Steel which gives users more modelling tools, connections, templates, sections and d...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel – Make the most of your Base Plates on Foundation Plans

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One of the first drawings that is often needed from any structure you model in Advance Steel is likely a foundation layout showing the positions of base plates relative to the grid. The suggested draw...
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Tommy Moussis

Steel Connection Design Reinvented for Advance Steel Users

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One of the main benefits of using Autodesk Advance Steel for steel detailing is the flexibility when conceptualizing, modelling and detailing your steel connections. With the “connection vault” in Adv...
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Dave Talbot

Export Advance Steel to Inventor STEP or IGES File Format

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Workflows between different Autodesk solutions can sometimes be a bit convoluted but most people will come up with a sensible work around that ultimately gives them a solution but may be somewhat cumb...
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Rob Merriman

PowerPack for Advance Steel 2020.1 Update - Export to STEP and IGES Formats

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The Advance Steel 2020.1 Powerpack update has now been published. The main update is that the “Export part to ACIS” and “Export model to ACIS” functions have been expanded to allow you to export to IG...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel and Vault 2020 - Collaborative Document Management

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For the recent release of Advance Steel and Vault, there is an update to ‘Vault Thick client’ add-in , this is now dedicated to work within the Advance steel platform, to allow for easier collaborativ...
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John Bennett

What's New & Improved in the Powerpack for Advance Steel 2020 Cold Rolled Update?

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For the 2020 release of the Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel (PP4AS) , Graitec have continued with their further development and enhancement of the ‘Purlin’ and ‘Non-Continuous Purlin’ connections....
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel goes virtual..

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What if you could look at your Advance Steel model and see exactly how it would look in a real environment – and then explore it inside and out in virtual reality? Here at Graitec, we are always pushi...
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