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Graitec updates BIM offering

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Graitec, the international BIM, simulation and fabrication software developer has launched of Graitec Advance 2018, which it claims provides unrivalled modelling and design solutions to steel fabrication market.

The company said the construction industry is facing a new era of changes where the collaboration on BIM projects will be the key for success.

The 2018 release enhances a set of new functionalities which help the user to apply a streamlined structural workflow, sharing intelligent BIM data between Autodesk products (Revit®, Advance Steel, BIM 360®) and Graitec products (Advance Design®, BIM Designers®, PowerPack®) as well as automating modelling, analysis, design, detailing and fabrication tasks.

A number of improvements are said to come with this new Graitec Advance 2018 release:

  • A new Design Group concept allowing the user to set assumptions, reinforce and detail similar structural members as one task.
  • A new Connection module that allows users to design any 2D or 3D connections whatever the geometry or the loading system.
  • A new Steel Structure wizard allowing the user to model and design steel structures within minutes.

Graitec Product Director Joseph Pais commented: “Connected BIM Structural workflows are now a reality that is delivering newfound accuracy and performance. To make the transition to those connected workflows successful, we are convinced that the industry is in need of an innovative technical solution which fits with different workflows for data exchanges.

“Our Graitec Advance 2018 delivers adaptive and innovative technology which enhances multi-user workflows, relying also on the Autodesk Ecosystem. Our software can easily communicate with Autodesk Revit®, Autodesk Advance Steel® and benefit from the Autodesk BIM 360® platform to visualize and manage all projects and associated documentations in the cloud.”

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