It’s all about Productivity
“If you're not using StrucPLUS® you're just not drafting efficiently” Peter Coburn, Originator of StucPLUS
StrucPLUS users typically report a 10x productivity increase over regular AutoCAD alone – Add that time saving up for every drawing over time and you’ll see why StrucPLUS has been the #1 structural plug-in since the 80’s and to this day. The initial cost being recovered sometimes on the first job!
Five core modules are included in StrucPLUS® Core –
- SPTools™enhance the general workflow of everyday tasks in CAD,
- SPConcrete™ focuses on streamlining everything concrete,
- SPCivil™ provides tools specific to civil works such as drains,
- SPSteel™ is next level steel detailing that has been relied upon for decades requiring consitency and productivity for shop drawings and
- SPDetailer™ provides all the added needs if specialised areas such as stairs, timber frame construction and more…
To StrucPLUS Core software you can add Pre-Cast Panel Detailer™ module for the most rapid production of Precast panels and 3D Tools for integrated 3D models from wire frame and 3D elements such as stairs.
“I used StrucPLUS for years then switched to Revit to be more efficient, but I still use StrucPLUS because I simply get more done in less time.”
All StrucPLUS modules were created for structural detailing by a long time structural detailer. They’ve stood the test of time and to this day nothing else comes close when you want to be efficiently producing shop drawings.
Each module is focused on the defined task with some generic general purpose tools also being provided.
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The menus and commands are structured in such a way that AutoCAD, BricsCAD and ARES Commander users are productive in less than an hour. Each command is either self explanatory or provides a dialog driven menu that you simply complete. A series of self help videos and a good old fashioned printable manual also show you how to use the commands.
StrucPLUS Core Software
PreCast Panel Detailer (add on)
3D Tools (add-on)
StrucPLUS Ribbon Bar
The basic product includes the following modules:
SPToolsIntroduces standardisation of the initial drawing setup, easy to edit colour, linetype, layer and font configurations, a large suite of drafting utilities, symbols and tools.
SPConcreteGenerates reinforced concrete beam sections & elevations, reinforced concrete columns, footings and pile caps, suspended slab framing plans, precast concrete panels, prestressed tendon layouts & beam elevations, plan and slab section reinforcement, reinforced concrete & masonry retaining walls, slab on ground plan & details, schedules, concrete stairs, concrete and masonry walls, and miscellaneous concrete symbols. This module complies with U.S.A., Australian, British and New Zealand Concrete Codes.
SPCivilProvides tools to aid in the drafting of pits on plan, drainage lines, pit schedules, batter lines and spot level indicators. A split scale longitudinal section tool complete this module and provides a supplement to the normal structural related tools included in this total application.
SPSteelworkIncludes all common steelwork members in section, elevation & plan for North American, Australian, South American, Japanese and British – sections, cleats and connections, steel framing plans and elevations, stairs, schedules and truss elevations. Australian, British, Japanese, North and South American rolled sections are supported.
SPDetailerThe structural steelwork shop detailing module including draft marking plans, holding down bolt layout plans, floor beams, rafters, columns, bracing beams, struts, stairs, handrails, cleats, bracing gussets and automatic material list extraction.
Commands Include the following:
Change colour of entity: Change to Red, Change to Yellow, Change to Green, Change to Cyan, Change to Blue, Change to Magenta, Change to White, Change to Gray, Change to Match, Change Layer.
Change Linetype of Entity: Change to Continuous, Change to Hidden, Change to Center, Change to Dashed, Change to Phantom, Change Layer, Change to Match.
Concrete Symbols: Break Line, Camber Tag, Concrete Symbol, Grout Hatch, Scabble Line, Slab Tag, Splice Tag, Slab Step, Bar Tag, Dot, Line Reinforcement, Penetration Reinforcement, ReBar, Rectangular Fabric, Square Fabric.
Drafting Symbols: Break Line, Asterisk, Bar Scale, Center Line, Cirle-Cross, Cloud, Company Logo, Soil, F.F.L. Maker, Grid Bubble, North Point, Project North, Reference Drawings, Revision Triangle, R.L. Marker, Rubble, Spot Level.
Drawing Tools: Current Offset, Double Current Offset, Add Length, Double Ended Arrow Line, Add Arrow to a Line, Insert Arrow, Double Extent Arrow, Single Extent Arrow.
Hatch Tools: Close 45 Hatch, Wide 45 Hatch, Closs Cross 45 Hatch, Wide Cross 45 Hatch, Dot Hatch.
Layer Tools: Pick Current, Pick Layer Off, Freeze a Layer, Thaw all Layers, All Layers On, All Layers Off.
Pen Pipelines: 0.25 Continuous, 0.25 Hidden, 0.25 Center, 0.25 Dashed, 0.25 Phantom, 0.35 Continuous, 0.35 Hidden, 0.35 Center, 0.35 Dashed, 0.35 Phantom, 0.50 Continuous, 0.50 Hidden, 0.50 Center, 0.50 Dashed, 0.50 Phantom, 0.70 Continuous, 0.70 Hidden, 0.70 Center, 0.70 Dashed, 0.70 Phantom.
Pen Text: 1.8 Text, 2.5 Text, 3.5 Text, 5.0 Text, 7.0 Text, Edit Text, Add Underline, Angle Text, Shadow Box.
Section and Detail Callout: Section Flags, Section Bubble, Detail Bubble, Section X-X, Section Tag, Detail Tag.
Prestress: Layers, Plan Layout, Single Tendon, JCL Tendon Profiler, Edit Offsets, Add Extent Line, Anchorage and Bar Chain Quantities, Count Anchorages, Record Extension Data, Process Extension Data, StrucPLUS Spreadsheet, Tags and Dims, Swap Anchorages, Slab Reinforcement, ReBar Schedule, Live End, Dead End, Coupling, Slab Pocket, Prestressing Help.
Slides: Beams, Columns, Footings, Framing, Ligatures, Precast Panels, Prestressing, Rebar Tools, Add Ons, Retaining Walls, Slab On Ground, Slab Sections, Stairs, Walls, I Beam Members, Connections, Cleats, Framing.
SPCivil: Pit Schedule, Pit Sch Notate, Pits on Plan, Drain Line, Fence Line, Batter Lines, Long Section, Spot Level, Northings and Eastings.
SPDetailer: Material Leader, Edit Material Leader, Extract Material List, Insert Material List, Update Material List, Material List Spreadsheet, Insert Bolt Tag, Insert Dynabolt Tag, Insert TruBolt Tag, Insert Chemset Tag, Insert Generic Tag, Edit Bolt Tag, Make Field Bolt Spreadsheet, Consolidate Field Bolt Spreadsheets, Field Bolt Summary, No Paint Tag, Auto Dimensioning, Item Mark.
SPDimensions: Linear Dimension, Aligned Dimension, Ordinate Dimension, Radius Dimension, Diameter Dimension, Angular Dimension, Quick Dimension, Baseline Dimension, Continue Dimension, R12 Leader, R13 Leader, Tolerance, Centre Mark, Dimension Edit, Dimension Text Edit, Dimension style, Dimension Update.
SPGeneral: Numeric Counter, Beam Numbers, Steel Beam Numbers, Door Break, Wall Insulation.
SPSteel Members: I Beam Members, Channel Members, Angle Members, Tube Members, Pipe Members, Purlin Section, Fascia Purlin Section, Tee Members, Get Member Identity.
SPTools: Reset Scale, Update Date-Time-Stamp and Print, Title Block Setup, Drawing Sheet Setup, StrucPLUS Help.
SteelWork Symbol: Bolts, Slotted Hole, Bondek, Condeck, Other Cladding, Stud, Pipe Break, Tube Break, CFW Line, FSBW Line, CFW Section, General Weld Symbols, Resistance Weld Symbols, Weld Site Flag, Weld All Around, Weld TailNote: An online user manual, training tutorial, and installation guide are supplied.
Generates reinforced concrete beam sections and elevations, reinforced concrete columns, footings and pile caps, suspended slab framing plans, precast concrete panels, prestressed tendon layouts and beam elevations, plan and slab section reinforcement, reinforced concrete and masonry retaining walls, slab on ground plan and details, schedules, concrete stairs, concrete and masonry walls, and miscellaneous concrete symbols.
This module complies with USA, Australian, British and New Zealand Concrete Codes.
The structural steelwork shop detailing module including draft marking plans, holding down bolt layout plans, floor beams, rafters, columns, bracing beams, struts, stairs, handrails, cleats, bracing gussets and automatic material list extraction.
Introduces standardisation of the initial drawing setup with easy to edit colour, line type, layer and font configurations, a large suite of time saving drafting utilities, symbols and tools.
Provides tools to aid in the drafting of pits on plan, drainage lines, pit schedules, batter lines and spot level indicators. A split scale longitudinal section tool completes this module and provides a supplement to the normal structural related tools included in this total application.
The StrucPLUS Core product provides entry level precast detailing tools.
If your focus is Precast Panel Detailing, you can add this as an extra module. SP Precast Panel Detailer has been the leader in Precast Detailing for more than 30 years and saves a staggering amount of time. This module is additional to the StrucPLUS Core tools.
StrucPLUS System Requirements
Full AutoCAD (2010 onward), BricsCAD (v10 to v22), ARES Commander (v22 onward )
Mac OS computers are not supported
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Precast Panel Detailer
add-on module to StrucPLUS Core
Add Precast Panel Detailer to StrucPLUS Core for all your Pre-Cast Panel Detailing needs.
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