8 years of working in subcontract drawing offices has provided me with in-depth industry experience of using Advance Steel in the steelwork and architectural metalwork sectors. Now as part of the Graitec Structures team I am focused on sharing this knowledge with customers, as well as looking at how other Graitec and Autodesk products can be implemented into your workflow to make you even more productive.

Rob Merriman

Graitec Advance Steel User Group 2020

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We have just completed the Graitec Advance Steel User Group for our UK customers. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic we couldn’t run them as physical events as we did last year in Newbury and Sheffield....
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PowerPack for Advance Steel 2021 – Kingspan SBS Mezzanine Floor Beam Systems Create CAM Tool

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The Graitec PowerPack 2021 for Advance Steel now has a dedicated tool to create CAM data for the Kingspan Steel Building Solutions Mezzanine Floor Beam Systems. The Kingspan Create CAM tool is found o...
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What's New in the Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel 2021

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The Graitec Powerpack 2021 for Advance Steel has now been released, the Powerpack is Graitec’s extension to Advance Steel which gives users more modelling tools, connections, templates, sections and d...
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Working From Home With Advance Steel

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I hope everyone is keeping safe out there, it’s a worrying time for everyone, we at Graitec are all working from home, so we are here to help as we are normally. From an Advance Steel perspective ther...
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Advance Steel New Year Resolution - Custom Drawing Styles To Reduce Editing Time

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Happy new year everyone, in January most of us will set New Year resolutions such as getting into shape (definitely one for me after Christmas) or spending more time with friends and loved ones etc. T...
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Advance Steel Folded Plates - A Christmas Present From Graitec

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Advance Steel has some excellent functions for creating folded plates, the way that the plate is created can influence the drawing output, this blog will guide you through some of the tips and tricks ...
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Modelling Existing Steel In Advance Steel

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Not all jobs are brand-new portal frames sitting on a slab, sometimes we need to detail steelwork that connects into existing steelwork. We still want to take advantage of the checking tools inside of...
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PowerPack for Advance Steel 2020.1 Update - Export to STEP and IGES Formats

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The Advance Steel 2020.1 Powerpack update has now been published. The main update is that the “Export part to ACIS” and “Export model to ACIS” functions have been expanded to allow you to export to IG...
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Checking Your Advance Steel Model

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My woodwork teacher had a saying that has stuck with me since school - “measure twice, cut once”. Whenever I’m attempting a DIY project I always remember this saying, and I have one for Advance Steel ...
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What's New in the Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel 2020

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The Graitec Powerpack 2020 for Advance Steel has been released today, the Powerpack is Graitec’s extension to Advance Steel which gives users more modelling tools, connections, templates, sections and...
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