Steel-related resources

Resources for structural steel detailers and fabricators

  • A transmission tower – a true combination of art and engineering

    A transmission tower – a true combination of art and engineering

    The 2020 Tekla Global BIM Award for “Best Small Project” went to Russian steel design and manufacturing company Belenergomash for its work on a transmission tower with a unique look and feel.

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  • Saga Natatorium: The Earthquake-Resistant Swim Stadium

    Saga Natatorium: The Earthquake-Resistant Swim Stadium

    The Saga Natatorium is a competition swimming stadium in Japan. Its earthquake-resistant steel frame was designed by DAIZO Engineering using Tekla software.

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  • Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel4:02

    Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel

    Bill Claas, Senior Project Manager, explains how the Tekla PowerFab system drives efficiency both in the office and in the shop.

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  • Complete BIM Process for All Pre-Engineered Buildings1:34

    Complete BIM Process for All Pre-Engineered Buildings

    Innovation drivers come together for superior pre-engineered buildings (PEB): Enjoy the complete BIM workflow with the new exclusive link from MBS to Tekla Structures.  Learn more: www.tekla.com/stee

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  • Exclusive MBS-Tekla Link for Better Metal Buildings20:25

    Exclusive MBS-Tekla Link for Better Metal Buildings

    The exclusive workflow between MBS and Tekla Structures allows you to design, detail, cost, and fabricate complex metal buildings more accurately in less time than ever before. Watch this short overvi

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  • Bennett Steel Increases Production Tenfold with Truly Connected Steel Fabrication Management

    Bennett Steel Increases Production Tenfold with Truly Connected Steel Fabrication Management

    Tekla PowerFab brings transformative results to Bennett Steel: increased production by tenfold, full traceability, accelerated work for field crews and more profitable projects.

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  • Workflow from Tekla Structures BIM Software to Howick Frame Manufacturing1:13

    Workflow from Tekla Structures BIM Software to Howick Frame Manufacturing

    This video shows the efficient workflow of designing and detailing the light metal frame structure in Tekla Structures and exporting it to Howick machinery for production. Tekla Structures is ideal fo

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  • Just in time - Light Steel Frame Technology for Speed and Efficiency

    Just in time - Light Steel Frame Technology for Speed and Efficiency

    Intelligent Steel designed, manufactured and constructed Vita Student Westgate, a six-story building using off-site light steel frame technology.

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  • Mordovia Arena with Unique Structures Accurately Delivered for World Cup 2018

    Mordovia Arena with Unique Structures Accurately Delivered for World Cup 2018

    The Mordovia Arena built in Saransk for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia involves unique geometry and a large number of welded joints in a short timeline.

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  • Why You Should Move from 2D CAD to 3D in Steel Detailing

    Why You Should Move from 2D CAD to 3D in Steel Detailing

    As a small steel detailer your business can significantly benefit from embracing 3D in model-based construction projects. Learn why you should move from 2D to 3D in steel detailing.

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  • Aas-Jakobsen Finds New Ways of Working with Tekla Model Sharing

    Aas-Jakobsen Finds New Ways of Working with Tekla Model Sharing

    Aas-Jakobsen needed an efficient way to collaborate.

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  • Tekla software for transmission towers2:10

    Tekla software for transmission towers

    How to increase productivity of modeling all kinds of transmission and telecommunication towers and substation gantries. With Tekla you can produce an accurate as-built 3D model of the whole tower.

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  • Tekla BIM for Steel Fabrication4:04

    Tekla BIM for Steel Fabrication

    This video shows how Tekla software can help optimize the whole steel fabrication process from sales to erection.

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  • Accelerating Collaboration and Real-time Data Exchange Between the Office and Field with Trimble Connect

    Accelerating Collaboration and Real-time Data Exchange Between the Office and Field with Trimble Connect

    With the fabrication process streamlined and efficient, Bennett Steel turned its attention to increasing efficiency between teams in the shop and crews in the field.

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  • Increased Bid Accuracy, Accelerated Workflows and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Increased Bid Accuracy, Accelerated Workflows and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Adam Norman from GMF Industries explains how utilizing model-based estimating has not only improved the accuracy of their estimates but the speed of their bidding process as well.

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  • White Lioness uses Tekla Partners Program to integrate with Packhunt.io2:09

    White Lioness uses Tekla Partners Program to integrate with Packhunt.io

    Using the Tekla Structures Open API, White Lioness will share valuable information between the two platforms so anything accessible through the API can be exchanged used in Tekla Structures' models.

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  • Use Tekla Structures for Light Metal Framing12:10

    Use Tekla Structures for Light Metal Framing

    Tekla Structures is ideal for modeling all materials including light steel structures (light metal frame/light gauge steel). The video includes a demo of the new framing tools and the Howick tools.

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  • Apakah 3 risiko ini mencederai manajemen proyek baja Anda?

    Apakah 3 risiko ini mencederai manajemen proyek baja Anda?

    Anda mungkin telah mendapati tiga lubang utama yang harus dihindari saat Anda mencoba memastikan hasil yang optimal dari manajemen proyek Anda ini.

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  • Why real time information matters? Choosing fabrication management software at McCombs Steel3:29

    Why real time information matters? Choosing fabrication management software at McCombs Steel

    With Tekla, McCombs Steel Company reach a whole new level of real-time visualization that helps them run their steel fabrication business more efficiently.

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  • Real time production and inventory information for everyone at McCombs Steel4:01

    Real time production and inventory information for everyone at McCombs Steel

    Adam MacDonald, production manager at McCombs Steel Company, tells why real-time production and inventory information for everyone has improved their steel fabrication operations.

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