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Light Steel Framing Design Software

CFS Design Software

SteelSmart® System - Cold-Formed Steel Design Software

The SteelSmart® System (SSS) provides construction professionals with a structural design software tool engineered for both fast an accurate design of light steel framing studs and connectors. SSS raises the bar for the design and analysis of cold formed steel by seamlessly integrating the well-known analytic power of its predecessors with additional functionality and accessibility. The following design software modules are available:

  • Basic Design Modules: Curtain Wall, Load Bearing Wall, X-Brace Shear Wall, Floor Framing, Roof Framing, Roof Truss, and Moment-Resisting Short Wall.
  • Advanced Design Modules: Lateral Load Generator/Distributor and Layout & Details Generator.

CFS BIM Software

SteelSmart® Framer - BIM Steel Framing Plugin for Autodesk® Revit®

The SteelSmart® Framer (SSF) provide engineers and contractors with a powerful new tool to better design, estimate, and communicate light steel framing on projects using Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. SSF is a fully integrated 3-D BIM modelling plugin that allows users to:

  • Create wall styles & layouts for standard wall types
  • Easily model every stud, track, shear walls, and connectors
  • Know exact quantities and lengths for all all light steel framing
  • Export complete material take-off to Excel for the whole structure, plus separate panel lists
  • Export panel drawings with panel material lists
  • Export plan layouts

Light Steel Framing Design Services

Steel Framing Design Services

Design Assistance Services

The Steel Network redefines value engineering opportunities when framing with Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) systems.  CFS is proven to reduce overall costs and accelerate construction schedules, while meeting building code requirements. TSN is happy to assist you in evaluating opportunities to find savings by using its light steel framing systems.

Custom Steel Framing & Connectors

Research & Product Development

TSN has a full Research and Development team composed of software developers, engineers, and industrial scientists.  Our R&D team publishes several technical papers each year and has released an average of five (5) new products every year for the past 20 years with countless improvements on product line offerings and information availability.