GRAITEC Group News

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11/21/2005

Advance - Steel suite 6.1 is now available!


Advance - Steel suite 6.1 released !

This new release substantially improves existing functionality and adds many new features to meet exacting construction industry design requirements.A great leap was done in terms of automatic output including fabrication drawings. An important innovation is the integration of a joint design engine! A few of the 150 new features in Advance - Steel 6.1:


 MODELING: better welded beams management (creation, modification, library updates), 3D     folded plate, automatic outline creation of walls and roof, bars shrinking, new cope options,     AutoCAD 2D and 3D polyline conversion to beams, CIS/2 import /export …
« UFO Zoetermeer » by the CSM design office (Belgium)
« UFO Zoetermeer » by the CSM design office (Belgium)
Dialog box for selecting the stair tread type
 JOINTS: Integrated DESCONtmjoint design option, new joints (bracings, splice plates, side rail…),     storage and reuse of user joints, improvements to many existing joints (gusset plate, purlin     connections...)
Dialog box for selecting the stair tread type
 DRAWINGS AND LISTS: Major improvements for custom automatic detailing, better automatic      label  placement, user modifications stay (labels, symbols…) after drawing updates from the     model, new « typical » drawing presentations for stairs and railings, new list types…

Detailed view sample created automatically
Detailed view sample created automatically