Steel-related resources

Resources for structural steel detailers and fabricators

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Why Modular Construction is the Building Method of the Future

    Why Modular Construction is the Building Method of the Future

    One of the hottest trends in the building industry right now is modular or pre-panelized construction. Let’s see how modular construction is changing cityscapes the world over.

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  • Costly and ineffective: Why is it time to ditch paper and 2D drawings?

    Costly and ineffective: Why is it time to ditch paper and 2D drawings?

    Benefits of using 3D models are obvious but why are so many people still using paper or 2D drawings?

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  • New Crane Tool in Tekla Structures 20211:51

    New Crane Tool in Tekla Structures 2021

    The new Crane Tool extension offers new functionalities that help you save costs, make fewer errors and improve safety during the erection.

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  • Express Your Project Intent with the Trimble Connect Visualizer1:54

    Express Your Project Intent with the Trimble Connect Visualizer

    The Trimble Connect Visualizer can now render your own custom textures, and user defined colors instead of standard defaults.

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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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  • Drawing Annotations in Trimble Connect 3D Web Viewer3:47

    Drawing Annotations in Trimble Connect 3D Web Viewer

    New early stage extensions for Tekla Structures 2021 and Trimble Connect: Once you have created a drawing, you can publish drawing annotations into Trimble Connect.

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  • 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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  • Easier Editing of Identical Assemblies with Batch Editor in Tekla Structures 20211:05

    Easier Editing of Identical Assemblies with Batch Editor in Tekla Structures 2021

    Batch editing improves productivity by reducing the amount of repetitive work when editing identical assemblies by modifying the object geometry or changing the attribute values. You can now copy modi

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  • Framing tools for Tekla Structures1:43

    Framing tools for Tekla Structures

    This extension includes general framing tools for creating modular, cold rolled steel walls, roofs, trusses and floors. More about Tekla software for light metal framing: https://www.tekla.com/solut

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  • Access to Drawings is Easier than Ever Before - Tekla Structures 20212:16

    Access to Drawings is Easier than Ever Before - Tekla Structures 2021

    You can access related fabrication drawings quicker than ever from the contextual toolbar. When selecting model objects you can see a list of related drawings and open them directly from the model.

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  • Take Advantage of the New Copy/Move Preview - Tekla Structures 20211:04

    Take Advantage of the New Copy/Move Preview - Tekla Structures 2021

    When you need to move or copy objects within your Tekla Structures model, you will experience an updated copy and move preview in the newest release.

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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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