Tekla PowerFab Tips & Tricks

New tips and tricks to get the most out of Tekla PowerFab

  • What's Possible with the Tekla EPM Open API5:09

    What's Possible with the Tekla EPM Open API

    Watch this short video to learn how to use the Tekla EPM Open API on both the Tekla EPM Go web product and Tekla EPM desktop product. In this video, you will see how to code an application that uses t

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  • More Details for Your Purchase with Tekla EPM 2020i1:59

    More Details for Your Purchase with Tekla EPM 2020i

    You can now add purchasing notes to Requisitions and Purchase Orders on a line by line basis, for example, to reference part numbers from the suppliers. This expanded detail option can be especially u

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  • More Flexibility for Paint and Clean Systems in Estimating3:23

    More Flexibility for Paint and Clean Systems in Estimating

    You can now set a default Paint System to be used on new estimates. For Cleaning Systems, you can now use the drop down of existing types or add new Cleaning types. For helping to speed up data input,

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  • Material Traceability13:17

    Material Traceability

    Tekla EPM can help you to standardize your heat number traceability and heat document delivery process, it can be done in the right level of details that your project requires and it can help you with

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  • XML Files for Production Control12:23

    XML Files for Production Control

    The XML export provides the most information from your detailing software. With one export and a single import to Tekla EPM you can get assembly and material information, drawings and CNC.

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  • Tekla EPM 2020i New Feature:  Better Management of Drawings7:07

    Tekla EPM 2020i New Feature: Better Management of Drawings

    The Drawing Log portion of Project Management has now been expanded to allow you to host all types of drawings in a more flexible way. You can now add logs for parts, general arrangement, or any type

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  • Better Understanding of Your Operations with Tekla PowerFab4:23

    Better Understanding of Your Operations with Tekla PowerFab

    M&N Structures have harnessed the full potential of Tekla PowerFab utilizing it throughout their steel fabrication workflow. Jonathan Henriksen, Director of Operations with M&N Structures tells how th

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  • More Details for Your Purchases in Tekla EPM 2020i1:43

    More Details for Your Purchases in Tekla EPM 2020i

    You can now add purchasing notes to Requisitions and Purchase Orders on a line by line basis, for example, to reference part numbers from the suppliers. This expanded detail option can be especially u

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  • Easy to Find Current Jobs in Tekla EPM 2020i3:02

    Easy to Find Current Jobs in Tekla EPM 2020i

    To help you manage your Tekla EPM Jobs listings, we’ve added the ability to Open and Close Jobs for Estimating, Project Management, and Production Control. In the Job Edit settings, you can choose to

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  • Improved Material Cost Control and Visibility in Tekla EPM 2020i2:29

    Improved Material Cost Control and Visibility in Tekla EPM 2020i

    Using cost codes, you can now break down your material costs on your estimate into your main cost headers such as main sections, fittings, purlins, bolts, etc. and apply specific markups to each group

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  • Enhanced Drawings area in Tekla EPM Go 2020i5:10

    Enhanced Drawings area in Tekla EPM Go 2020i

    An improved Drawings tab has been added to Tekla EPM Go. You can now filter by the different Drawing Log types, show and hide column headers, and search in a totally new and intuitive way. This Drawi

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  • Greater Visibility of Key Project Information in Tekla EPM 2020i2:49

    Greater Visibility of Key Project Information in Tekla EPM 2020i

    The redesigned Project Management screen gives you greater visibility on the project. It offers a more transparent, dashboard-like view into Transmittals, RFIs, Contracts, Checklists and more. Learn

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  • More Flexibility for Paint and Clean Systems in Tekla EPM 2020i2:12

    More Flexibility for Paint and Clean Systems in Tekla EPM 2020i

    You can now set a default Paint System to be used on new estimates. For Cleaning Systems, you can now use the drop down of existing types or add new Cleaning types. For helping to speed up data input,

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  • Better Management of Drawings in Tekla EPM 2020i4:19

    Better Management of Drawings in Tekla EPM 2020i

    The Drawing Log portion of Project Management has now been expanded to allow you to host all types of drawings in a more flexible way. You can now add logs for parts, general arrangement, or any type

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  • Tekla PowerFab 2020 Tips and Tricks: Shipping Routes17:37

    Tekla PowerFab 2020 Tips and Tricks: Shipping Routes

    Tips on load planning, creating shipping tickets and tracking material through intermediate destinations. Learn more at: https://www.tekla.com/powerfab

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  • Tekla EPM 2020i New Feature: Easier access for current projects with "Closed" job status4:58

    Tekla EPM 2020i New Feature: Easier access for current projects with "Closed" job status

    To help you manage your Tekla EPM Jobs listings, we’ve added the ability to Open and Close Jobs for Estimating, Project Management, and Production Control. In the Job Edit settings, you can choose to

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  • Using Trimble Connect in Steel Fabrication3:57

    Using Trimble Connect in Steel Fabrication

    Watch this video to see how Trimble Connect integrates with Tekla PowerFab to further enhance visibility, transparency and decision making on your steel fabrication projects. SUBSCRIBE TO GET THE LA

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  • PowerFab 2020 Tips and Tricks: Compare Combining Runs10:39

    PowerFab 2020 Tips and Tricks: Compare Combining Runs

    A demonstration of side-by-side comparisons of combining runs to help you make more informed decisions on material pricing and utilization.

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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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  • Production Codes in Tekla EPM18:01

    Production Codes in Tekla EPM

    Use Production Codes in Tekla EPM to group similar items in your estimates, and link that information to the project in Production Control.

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