Steel connection software

PowerConnect is the perfect software to design quick and easy different types of steel connections. Watch some videos, look at the brochures or read more about the advantages of PowerConnect.

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Connection types

Moment connections

  • End plate, angles or welded
  • Extras: haunches, stiffeners, ..., ...
  • Optimal bolt positions
  • M, V and N
  • Rotational stiffness graph

Shear connections

  • Shear end plate
  • Fin or single plate
  • Angles
  • Optimal bolt positions
  • V and N

Column bases

  • I or rectangular cross-section
  • Stiffeners and cramps
  • Straight or bent anchors
  • M, V and N
  • Rotational stiffness graph

Tubular connections

  • Type T, Y, DY, X, K, N, KT & DK
  • Round, square, rectangle or I cross-sections
  • M_i, M_o and N

Fast and easy steel connection design with PowerConnect

Input

Easy and fast definition of connections from an extensive library of typical connection designs.

Quick graphical editing of connection with a simple mouse click, directly on the 3D representation.

Analysis

Optimization of bolt positions according to EN 1993-1-8, IS 800 and AISC-LRFD.

Fast identification of undersized and oversized components through colour coding on connection geometry of each component’s level of exhaustion.

Reports and drawings

Creation of drawings including annotation. Export capability to DXF, allowing for further elaboration in CAD environment.

Automated creation of design analysis report with preview capability. Report can be saved as RTF file.

30-days testing all the possibilities, free of charge

Licenses and pricing

Purchase

  • perpetual license
  • one-time investment
  • support (if with maintenance contact)
  • updates (if with maintenance contact)
  • price: via quotation

Subscription

  • license limited in time
  • recurring amount per 6 months
  • updates
  • support
  • Price: (from) 55€ per month

Lease

  • at the end perpetual license
  • purchase spread over 2 years
  • updates
  • support
  • Price: via quotation