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July 31, 2019 SDS/2 v2019 Seminar: New and Enhanced Connections Online Register

The latest version of the software now supports 2- and 3-point bracing connections -- with calculations. In addition, v2019 also includes: four-column end plates; bent plates with paddle; wide flange vertical brace with paddle and web plates; welded safety erection seats; safety erection seat on an HSS column; and IBC Chapter 16 Structural Integrity checks. In this seminar, you'll see an overview of the new connections, modifications made to existing connections, and learn how they'll help speed up your detailing process.

August 1, 2019 SDS/2 Integration with Tekla EPM Webinar Register

On Thursday, August 1st at 10:30 a.m. CDT, SDS/2 will be hosting a webinar to demonstrate the integration between SDS/2 and Tekla EPM (formerly known as FabSuite). The webinar will focus on how status information can be round tripped between the softwares to help with estimating and keeping the model up to date during the project life cycle.

August 7, 2019 SDS/2 v2019 Seminar: Increased ABM Trackability Online Register

In SDS/2 v2019, users have a new set of tools to qualify and track a project's material, and they're all on one easy-to-use screen. ABM marks are now displayed in the material and member edit screens, making it much easier to find and edit ABM information. In this seminar, you'll learn how to work with the new ABM functionality, including how to edit the ABM at report level and add notes in Modeling that transfer to the ABM report.

August 14, 2019 SDS/2 v2019 Seminar: Magnified Views with Enhanced Member Styles Online Register

To allow for an enhanced area of the drawing, magnifiers -- which can be added to members, submaterials and erection views -- have been included in SDS/2 v2019. SDS/2 has also added the ability to change the line type on the fly, without having to re-detail the erection view. In this seminar, you'll learn how to create and modify magnifiers, and see how to change line type quickly and seamlessly without having to re-detail the erection view.

August 21, 2019 SDS/2 v2019 Seminar: Instant Project Estimates Right from the Model Online Register

SDS/2's new cost estimator tool provides a ballpark cost directly from the model by allowing the user to select what needs to be estimated, then displaying that approximation right on the screen. This on-screen report is itemized, allowing you to quickly drill down into the data. In this seminar, you'll see how SDS/2's streamlined estimating process is key to winning contracts, and how this tool can be used to compare various framing conditions to help find the most economical case.

August 28, 2019 SDS/2 v2019 Seminar: Rapid Modeling with Split Windows Online Register

SDS/2 v2019 allows users to see multiple views in the model at the same time, both in Modeling and Drawing Editor. In this seminar, you'll see how the flexibility of multiple configurations for tiling screens will allow you to more quickly add members and material to your model.

September 18-20, 2019 SDS/2 Users Group Conference Lincoln, NE Details

The 2019 SDS/2 Users Group Conference will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska, September 18-20. Activities include training on specific topics, the unveiling of new enhancements, award presentations and other events. Both SDS/2 employees and SDS/2 customers present innovative SDS/2 techniques, encouraging users to employ the power of SDS/2 to its fullest.

November 11-14, 2019 FABTECH Chicago, IL Details

North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event.