Power Pack for Advance Steel

Productivity add-on for Advance Steel -
practical tools for everyday needs

Cloud Link

BIM

Export to ACIS

DOCUMENTATION

Cold Rolled Joints

CONNECTIONS

Lifting lug creator

MODELING

If you are a GRAITEC Advance Steel maintained customer, you can download the PowerPack for FREE

A user-centric powerful extension to Autodesk® Advance Steel comprising unique and essential tools, templates and connections intentionally designed to significantly boost the user's capability, productivity and efficiency.

Expertly localized, the PowerPack for Advance Steel introduces new connections, tools for automating modeling tasks, new BOM and drawing templates, the ability to create a variety of new section types such as cellular and corrugated beams, as well as a wide range of Cold Rolled suppliers' profiles and parametric connections which adapt to the supplier profile.

Also included in the PowerPack are tools for exploding AS drawings to AutoCAD whilst retaining ACAD dimensions and a link with GRAITEC Advance Workshop to import fabrication data and graphically display production status' in the 3D model.

Videos

Cloudlink

Link to various cloud services to publish and share Advance Steel drawings, models and material lists

ACIS Export

Export either an entire model or selected parts, to a 3D solid (ACIS) format

Grating and Plates Borders

Easily add a border to a plate or grating with a rectangular or polygonal contour

  • Advance Workshop Link

  • Check Status

    • Displays the fabrication status by color in Advance Steel
  • Cloud Link

    Link
    • Link Advance Steel to various cloud services to publish and share drawings, models and materials list
    • Watch video
  • MBS Export

    New in 2018
    • Import a Metal Buildings System file
  • Explode Drawings and Dimensions

    Link Must have
    • Explode Advance Steel drawings with dimensions to AutoCAD drawings and dimensions
    • Watch video
  • Export model / section to ACIS

    Link Must have
  • UK: ParkerSteel Pack & Go

    • Send enquiries directly to UK steel stockholder and steel service center ParkerSteel
    • See User Guide

An extensive range of building definitions and tools enabling users to configure complete structures in seconds


  • Default Structure

    New in 2018 Must have
  • Industrial Buildings

    New in 2018 Must have
  • Special Buildings

    New in 2018 Must have
  • Multi-Storey Buildings

    New in 2018 Must have
  • Cold Rolled Joint - Anti-Sag

    • Side Rail Anti Sag
    • Side Rail Sag Rod and Tube
    • Roof Anti Sag
    • Roof Sag Rod and Tube
    • Apex Tie - Anti Sag
    • Apex Tie - Sag Rod
  • Cold Rolled Joint - Non-continuous Purlin

    • Cleat from folded plate, flat, angle or custom profile. Stays and sleeves can be also created
  • Cold Rolled Joint - Single/Double Purlin

    • Cleat from folded plate, flat, angle or custom profile. Stays and sleeves can be also created
  • Cold Rolled Suppliers

    • UK and Australia
  • Compound Splice Connection

    Link
  • Compound Stiffener Connection

    Link
    • Add multiple stiffeners to a compound beam
    • Watch video
  • Tube to Tube Connection

    Link New in 2018
    • Create a connection between 2 tubes with holes and weld positions
  • Rectangular Purlin Connection

    Link New in 2018 Must have
    • Create a single or double purlin connection with plates
  • Create Stiffeners

    Link
    • Add stiffeners at any point along a beam, adjust to any beam shape or profile
    • Watch video
  • Curved Element Cut

    Link Must have
    • Accurately cut any straight or folded plate, section or tube to fit the
      profile of a curved tube
    • Watch video
  • Curved End Plate

    Link New in 2018 Must have
    • Create a welded or bolted curved plate connection
  • Header Beam

    Link New in 2018
    • Add a header beam connection between column and beam/rafter complete with stiffeners and bolts
    • Watch video
  • Omega Purlin

    Link New in 2018
    • Add an additional rectangular section inside the Omega Purlin to form a bolted connection
  • Purlin Connection with Folded Plate

    Link New in 2018
    • Add a folded plate cleat connection for cold rolled purlins
  • Intersection Connection

    Link
    • Connect intersecting sections with packer-plates or section profile
    • Watch video
  • Plate & Grating Stiffeners

    Link
    • Add multiple stiffeners on top or below plates or gratings
    • Watch video
  • Plates on Profile Connection

    Link
    • Create a plate on the each face of a section profile
    • Watch video
  • Purlin Connection with Folded Plate

    • Connect one or two purlins to the main beam with a folded plate
  • Staggered Connection

    Link
    • Create staggered patterns of holes/bolts/anchors/studs
    • Watch video
  • Support Plate Connection

    Link
  • Multi Joint Edit

    Link New in 2018 Must have
    • Change or update similar joints in a single command
  • Beam Continuous

    Link
  • Beam Repeat

    Link
  • Beams with Openings

    Link
  • Castellated Beam

    Link Must have
  • Catalog Manager

    • Create and manage castellated beam supplier catalogs
  • Cellular Beam Creator

    Link Must have
  • Corrugated Beams

    Link
  • Floor Cover Macro

    Link
    • Cover an area with standard size grating panels/plates of specified dimensions
    • Watch video
  • Folded Plate Extender

    Link Must have
  • Glass Panel Utility

    • Define structural glazing panels and apply to populate your model
      (c/w material list template)
    • Read more
    • Watch video
  • Gratings and Plates Border

    Link Must have
    • Add a border to a plate or grating with a rectangular or
      polygonal contour
    • Watch video
  • Helical / spiral Spline/Section

    Link
    • Create helical stair stringers or set-out lines
    • Watch video
  • Lifting Lug Utility

    Link Must have
    • Add lifting lugs or holes around the centre of gravity of a selection or assembly
    • Watch video
  • Platform Cover Creator

    Link Must have
    • Automatically create grating or plate cover based on the selected supporting members
    • Watch video
  • Spiral Beam Line

    Link

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