Connection Side Mark on Dimension Lines (Tekla Tips)

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How to add a connection side mark on Tekla drawings in structural steel drawings. Switching on the connection side mark on the part properties in Tekla drawings sometimes can crowd the drawing. You can select the Plate side marks “Type” to “Automatic” to set the connection side marks on the dimension line itself. One additional […]

Tek1 Courses – AS 1657 & AS 1428 (Australian Standards)

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Experts in AS in Stairs/Handrails/Ladders We’ve done a lot of work on Australian Standards – both public and private access. We specialise in Steel Detailing – and have a special focus on stairs and ladders. Since we deal extensively in this area, we require all our staff to be thoroughly versed in the Standards. Consequently, […]

AutoCAD-Tekla Interoperability (AutoCAD .net)

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Tekla – AutoCAD Interoperability Tool Tekla licenses are pricey. About $30k + maintenance per license. What if I told you that you needed 30-50% less licenses than you currently hold. That’s a huge cost saving, isn’t it? If you only need 5 licenses (as opposed to 10), then you’ve saved $150k instantly, plus maintenance. AutoCAD […]

AS 1428 – Section 11 – Nosing and Tread Requirements for Stair Construction (Public Access)

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We continue to release our in-house precis on Stair way construction. Reading the standards is terribly tedious so we have developed a way to easily cross check the requirements and to make sure that stairs are built according to standards. Unfortunately it’s too common for us to see designers produce drawings which simply do not […]