Tag Archives: Fabrication

Autodesk Revit 2017 to Autodesk Advance Steel 2017

For the last few releases of Advance Steel and Revit it has been possible to transfer and synchronise steelwork models from both packages but Revit 2017 now offers the ability to also transfer steel connections. This functionality will greatly enhance … Continue reading

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Introducing Autodesk Advance Steel 2016

With the release of Autodesk Building Design Suite 2016 back in June Autodesk announced that AutoCAD Structural Detailing was to be discontinued from the suite but would still be made available to clients that had subscription. One of the main … Continue reading

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Revit 2015 – Structural Framing Enhancements

This will be a very interesting year with regards to steel detailing, fabrication and Autodesk software. A few months back Autodesk purchased Graitec Advance Steel and Advance Concrete to extend their offering in the steel detailing & fabrication industry. The … Continue reading

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Revit Structure 2014 and Tekla Structures 19.1

Since the first batch of tests I ran back in May things have improved with the IFC import and export and this of course affects how we can share models between Tekla Structures and Revit. In previous versions Tekla have … Continue reading

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Revit Structure 2013 to Tekla Structures 18.1

Over the last few days I have been testing the transfer of various concrete and steel models from Revit Structure to Tekla Structures. I have been testing this with Tekla Structures 18.1 and Revit 2013 with a dedicated plug in … Continue reading

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Revit 2013 – Roof Framing Extension

Autodesk have recently launched a new roof timber framing extension for subscription customers following on from a similar tool for framing wall panels. The tools, once installed, will appear on the extensions ribbon and have two modules, one for rafter … Continue reading

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Making the right connections

With the release of Revit Structure 2010 we now have the ability to model some very simple connections thanks to the subscription tools. These connections are, however, fairly limited allowing beam to column flange connection and column base plate connections. … Continue reading

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