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Aleck Giles

Autodesk Advance Steel – Captive Nuts

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Certain industries and structure types seem to use a lot of Captive Nuts in their structures. Whether these are inside RHS or on the back of thin sheet metal or in other hard to reach areas they all n...
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Rob Merriman

Creating a Snowman in Autodesk Advance Steel

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For this year’s Christmas blog, I have decided to create a snowman using the tools available in Advance Steel and once complete transfer the model to Revit. For the snowman the body and head were crea...
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Aleck Giles

Level Symbols in Autodesk Advance Steel

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It is often desirable to put a Level Symbol in a General Arrangement drawing to indicate the height of a point above sea level or similar. This can be useful for planning purposes and such like. Howev...
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Rob Merriman

PowerPack for Advance Steel 2021.1 Update - What's New and Improved?

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The Advance Steel 2021.1 Powerpack update has now been published. This blog will run through what’s new and improved for the Graitec Advance Steel 2021.1 PowerPack. Threaded rod connection – Extra spe...
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Rob Merriman

Missing Lines on my Advance Steel 3D View

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This is a common question we get asked on technical support or see on the Advance Steel forum, you have run a 3D view on your model and when you open the drawing there are some lines missing from the ...
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Aleck Giles

Graitec Advance Steel Model Competition 2020

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As part of the Graitec UK Advance Steel User Day held online on 2 & 9 September 2020 we decided to run a Model Competition. Customers were invited to submit up to 5 models per company. Graitec sta...
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Rob Merriman

Graitec Advance Steel User Group 2020

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We have just completed the Graitec Advance Steel User Group for our UK customers. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic we couldn’t run them as physical events as we did last year in Newbury and Sheffield....
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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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