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Aleck Giles

How To Use 2D Drawings As Underlays In Advance Steel

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When modelling in Advance Steel it is often nice to be able to use an architect’s layout or similar as a reference to model to. Similarly, it might be nice to show on your arrangement drawings that th...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of Autodesk Inventor Bill of Materials (BOM)

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If your organisation uses Autodesk Inventor, you may not be utilising the Bill of Materials (BOM) or BOM tool. The BOM is not the same as the parts list that is often included in drawings. It is an ov...
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Yasmin Talbot

Advance Design 2020.2 Now Available on Graitec Advantage

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The 2020.2 Update for Graitec’s Structural Analysis and Design software, Advance Design has now been released and is available to download on Graitec Advantage for all customers. This release comes wi...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of the Sheet Metal Unfold & Refold Function in Autodesk Inventor

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If you’ve ever tried to create a feature in a flat pattern and then have it appear in the folded model in Inventor within a sheet metal environment, then you’re probably aware by now that you can’t. T...
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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel New Year Resolution - Custom Drawing Styles To Reduce Editing Time

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Happy new year everyone, in January most of us will set New Year resolutions such as getting into shape (definitely one for me after Christmas) or spending more time with friends and loved ones etc. T...
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Alan Johnson

Reinforcing A Concrete Footing In Revit Using Graitec BIM Designers

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In this guide we are going to look at how to reinforce a concrete footing in Revit using the Graitec BIM Designers tool. There are some standard reinforcement tools built into Revit, which allow us to...
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Alan Johnson

Reinforcing A Concrete Column In Revit Using Graitec BIM Designers

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In this guide we are going to look at how to reinforce a concrete column in Revit using the Graitec BIM Designers tool. There are some standard reinforcement tools built into Revit, which allow us to ...
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Alan Johnson

Reinforcing A Concrete Beam In Revit Using Graitec BIM Designers

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In this guide we are going to look at how to reinforce a concrete beam in Revit  using the Graitec BIM Designers tool. There are some standard reinforcement tools built into Revit, which allow us...
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Alan Johnson

Joining A Structural Column And Structural Wall In Revit

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Whilst using Autodesk Revit to create a structural model, If you have ever placed concrete columns in a concrete wall you will probably have seen that in the 3D view the columns can look like separate...
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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel Folded Plates - A Christmas Present From Graitec

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Advance Steel has some excellent functions for creating folded plates, the way that the plate is created can influence the drawing output, this blog will guide you through some of the tips and tricks ...
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