Steel-related resources

Resources for structural steel detailers and fabricators

  • Why LPR Construction chooses Tekla 3D models for its erection planning

    Why LPR Construction chooses Tekla 3D models for its erection planning

    LPR Construction, a forerunner in using modern BIM technology for erection planning and field operations, says Tekla models are essential to its success.

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  • Tekla intelligent 3D modelling software for steel detailing, fabrication and erection4:14

    Tekla intelligent 3D modelling software for steel detailing, fabrication and erection

    Tekla intelligent 3D modelling software helps steel fabricators work more efficiently. Tekla helps at every stage of the process from design through fabrication and installation.

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  • How modular construction benefits the construction industry

    How modular construction benefits the construction industry

    Modular construction has numerous benefits and is easier to implement than ever before.

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  • Faster and better metal buildings with 3D

    Faster and better metal buildings with 3D

    Schulte details metal buildings 50% faster using the MBS to Tekla link

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  • Transforming the Construction of North Sea Oil Platforms

    Transforming the Construction of North Sea Oil Platforms

    Norwegian offshore-constructor Aibel has put Tekla software at the heart of its work designing and manufacturing oil platforms.

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  • Achieve efficiency in offshore structures design

    Achieve efficiency in offshore structures design

    With Tekla software, you can boost productivity through shorter modeling times in offshore structures design and higher automation of fabrication.

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  • Learn structural steel detailing in Tekla Structures - for free1:05

    Learn structural steel detailing in Tekla Structures - for free

    Start learning Tekla Structures for free now: http://tek.la/learn-steel. This extensive elearning course includes everything you need to get started with Tekla Structures as a steel detailer: Start

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  • Detailing and fabricating transmission towers using Tekla

    Detailing and fabricating transmission towers using Tekla

    Tekla’s transmission tower template and components bring efficiency to detailing so that you can avoid time-consuming manual work and human errors.

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  • Full BIM process for all pre-engineered buildings

    Full BIM process for all pre-engineered buildings

    Complete solution from design & costing through detailing and fabrication for any kind of metal building (PEB). Integration of the industry leaders – exclusive link between Tekla Structures and MBS.

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  • Ideal solution for light metal framing

    Ideal solution for light metal framing

    Tekla software is well suited for detailing multimaterial projects, including light metal framing, modular, off-site, cold formed steel and sustainable building projects.

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  • Integrating the best tools for your fabrication workflow

    Integrating the best tools for your fabrication workflow

    With an industry partnership spanning over two decades, Tekla, Ficep and Steel Projects continue to bring the new innovations to the structural steel fabrication world.

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  • How Tekla and Trimble help LPR Construction work more efficiently3:15

    How Tekla and Trimble help LPR Construction work more efficiently

    Colorado-based LPR Construction is a forerunner in using modern BIM technology for erection planning and field operations. “We can take an IFC of our Tekla Structures model and integrate it into our

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  • Highway 4 in Finland is a fully model-based project with 29 bridges

    Highway 4 in Finland is a fully model-based project with 29 bridges

    Using data models extensively, and clear common practices accelerated the design process and resulted in significant cost savings, improved quality, and a longer lifespan for bridges.

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  • What's in it for me? ROI matters

    What's in it for me? ROI matters

    No one ever buys anything without considering whether it will be worth trading a certain amount of cash for it.

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  • Using Trimble Connect To Share Your Tekla Structures Model With Anyone8:57

    Using Trimble Connect To Share Your Tekla Structures Model With Anyone

    You can easily share your model and reference models with anyone by linking your Tekla Structures model to a Trimble Connect project and sharing data with public links.

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  • Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel4:02

    Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel

    Wisconsin-based Germantown Iron & Steel enjoys the benefits of the Tekla PowerFab system throughout their operations. Bill Claas, Senior Project Manager, tells us how he's utilizing different parts of

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  • How the Unger Steel Group made the most of BIM

    How the Unger Steel Group made the most of BIM

    The Unger Steel Group, based in Austria, is a frontrunner in the global construction industry. Unger creates tailor-made solutions for construction industry with a whole spectrum of service.

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  • Tekla Structures steel estimating workflows12:55

    Tekla Structures steel estimating workflows

    Let's focus on model-based estimating (estimodeling): Take a look at combining tools in Tekla Structures to illustrate different ways to use the Tekla model for structural steel estimating.

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  • Models at core of design, fabrication and erecting steel structures - Unger Steel Group3:58

    Models at core of design, fabrication and erecting steel structures - Unger Steel Group

    Utilizing everything the model has to offer: From planning to erection, sales to fabrication, every bit of information within the model is used to streamline the Unger workflow - saving time & money.

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  • Tekla Structures 2021 - new workflow comparing changes between models11:24

    Tekla Structures 2021 - new workflow comparing changes between models

    Compare changes between different versions of the model. This video shows how you can quickly view the changes allowing you to more easily communicate and collaborate on your projects.

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