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Integrations

SDS2 Integrations

You work as a team.
Your tools should, too.

SDS2 is continuously building partnerships with top organizations across the steel industry to ensure you get the most out of your model data and time. From detailing tools to CNC data, we're helping you pave the way to better productivity. 

 

Partner Plugins & Tools


Easily model CoreBrace's signature Buckling Resistant Bracing (BRBs) in SDS2. 

The SDS2 Roundtripping tool facilitates a bi-directional transfer of information through the direct API interface between Autodesk® Revit® and SDS2, round-tripping the engineer’s information with the steel fabricator or detailer.

The SidePlate for SDS2 plugins offer a level of automation and intelligence for our users to efficiently place SidePlate connections into their SDS2 projects. 

The Simpson Strong-Tie Yield-Link connection saves everyone time and money while providing a connection that keeps structural steel buildings strong and safe. 

DuraFuse Frames provides rigid beam-to-column moment connections that resist wind and earthquake forces with less steel weight and simplified fabrication. For quicker and more autonomous steel detailing, use the DuraFuse Frames SDS2 component.

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Design & Detailing Integrations


EPCs using Integraph Smart 3D to design their projects benefit from SDS2 Connect, a connection design plug-in for S3D. The benefits don't stop there, because the engineer's work transfers effortlessly into SDS2 Detailing for detailing and fabrication.

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Magnus, an SDS2 distributor, also integrates their unique project management module, MDM, with SDS2 to add to your productivity gains.

As Nemetschek sister companies, RISA and SDS2 work collaboratively to enable engineers to transfer their design to fabrication as best in class tools of the trade.

The SDS2 Connect add-in for Autodesk® Revit® enables the power of SDS2's code-based connection design to operate within the Autodesk® Revit® model through a direct API interface. 

Free up your hands and let Voice2CAD type out all dimensions, material types and typical drawing annotations for you. Designed and tested specifically for modeling and detailing environments. 

MRP, MIS & Tracking Systems


SDS2's integration with FabTrol lets you leverage the model data for better material resource planning and procurement.

SDS2 works with InfoSight, a manufacturer of industrial marking machines, metal tags, metal tag printers, barcode readers and custom machinery.

SDS2 integrates with P2 Programs software to help you track steel from inventory through the shop with minimal effort.

Labeling, inventory, and tracking is made easy with SDS2's integration with Radley Corporation tools.

Handing your fabrication data off for inventory management, procurement, and shop management is simple with the SDS2 integration for Steel Projects.

SDS2 and STRUMIS integrate directly with one another to provide you the power to manage your estimating, inventory and fabrication with the utmost control.

SDS2 continues to integrate with Tekla EPM (formerly FabSuite), allowing you to use the best tools for the job.

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Automated Fabrication Equipment/Software


 

SDS2 integrates with Bend-Tech to translate model data for fabrication.

SDS2 delivers the CNC data you need from the model to automatically program your Controlled Automation equipment.

SDS2 generates accurate CNC files with the click of a button, completely compatible with Daito machinery.

Ficep integrates seamlessly with SDS2 models to streamline shop fabrication.

The integration between The Lightning Rail automated handrail layout technology and SDS2 doubles your production in the shop.

SDS2 exports precise fabrication data to the PythonX machine increasing your productivity.

SDS2 exports precise fabrication files that enable Peddinghaus equipment to be a central part of your shop fabrication automation.

PEP Technology handles the CNC data from SDS2 to nest, schedule, manage inventory, and more.

Nest your CNC data from SDS2 with Shop Data Systems to maximize your material usage.

SDS2 helps you speed up the prep of your CNC files by exporting to SigmaNEST for efficient plate nesting.

SDS2 helps you make the most of your model by generating the CNC data for Vernon Tool equipment.

Voortman equipment handles CNC data from SDS2 with ease.

Cutting edge fabrication tools require cutting edge information from SDS2, and we're proud to we support Zeman equipment.

Associations


 

SDS2 incorporates the AGAs standards to enable useful tools that ensure your galvanized steel is fabricated efficiently and safely for hot dip galvanizing.

SDS2 is a proud member of AISC, whose mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural-steel-related technical and market-building activities

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