Autodesk Advance Steel

BIM technology for steel design, detailing and fabrication.


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Built on the trusted AutoCAD platform, Autodesk Advance Steel detailing software helps streamline the fabrication process. With reliable interoperability across one platform, Advance Steel is a great choice for steel design and detailing.

Advance Steel Features:


AutoCAD Plant 3D interoperability. Bidirectional link with Revit. Robot Structural Analysis interoperability. Navisworks compatibility. Export model data using KISS or XML file formats to Management Information System software for faster and more accurate design fabrication.

Detailing and Documentation

Generate dimensions on drawings based on AISC standards. Insert a drawing list of your general arrangement drawings and fill it automatically using a customized or ready-to-use template. Use customizable templates to generate more accurate part and assembly drawings that are labeled and dimensioned to your specifications. Produce drawings, including 2D and 3D views, with automatic dimensions and labels. Create more accurate Bills of Materials (BOMs) using predefined or custom formats. Output compliant CNC files.

Steel Modeling

Model-based approval workflows. User-defined or automatically generated, weld symbols using automatic steel connectors contain information in the model and on drawings. Intelligent parametric structural objects. Library of ready-to-use parametric steel connections. Built-in steel connection design engine Use wizards to generate more accurate stairs, railings and cage ladders. Sheet metal and folded plate work.


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