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New Release: FRAMECAD Structure Version 9.2.3

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The FRAMECAD system now includes a new version of FRAMECAD Structure, based on IntelliCAD. FRAMECAD Structure 9.2.3 includes smart panels, improved K-brace export, more truss and rafter input options, enhanced FRAMECAD Revlink importing and exporting, and more.

The upgrade is available at no additional cost for existing FRAMECAD licenses.

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FRAMECAD Structure is worldwide-compliant engineering software for cold formed steel construction. It draws from CFS building codes for USA, Canada, China, Europe, Russia, Brazil, South Africa and Australia/New Zealand. 

FRAMECAD Structure is based on the IntelliCAD engine, and FRAMECAD, Ltd is a member of the ITC. To learn about how FRAMECAD benefits from collaboration with the ITC, see the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC FRAMECAD Construction

New Movie Available: AEC & IntelliCAD

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Did you know that IntelliCAD has robust AEC functionality? Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) is part of the ITC's BIM Special Interest Group, and there's a new, quick ITC tutorial available about drawing AEC entities in IntelliCAD.

Watch the 3-minute video >>

Members of the BIM Special Interest Group are shipping IntelliCAD with the ability to draw and edit walls, windows, doors, stairs, and other AEC entities, all of which are compatible with ADT objects in other CAD programs. These members also have IntelliCAD functionality to directly import and export both IFC files and Autodesk® Revit® files, and then work with the content of those files. And like all things at the ITC, members not only have these features but also have open access to the source code.

Get details about the ITC BIM Special Interest Group >>

Topics: IntelliCAD BIM ITC Architecture Construction

New Release: FRAMECAD Structure Version 9.2

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FRAMECAD Structure 9.2 is now available with new features such as seamless integration with Autodesk® Revit®, updated engineering methods to adapt to local norms, cross sections, stud spacing improvements, and more.

The upgrade is available at no additional cost for existing FRAMECAD licenses.

FRAMECAD Structure is worldwide-compliant engineering software for cold formed steel construction, improving engineering time by 80%. It draws from CFS building codes for USA, Canada, China, Europe, Russia, Brazil, South Africa and Australia/New Zealand. FRAMECAD Structure is based on the IntelliCAD engine. 

Get details about FRAMECAD Structure >>

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC FRAMECAD Construction

See FRAMECAD at Advancing Prefabrication this Week

framecad-advancing-prefabricationCheck out FRAMECAD at stand 10 at the Advancing Prefabrication conference this week in Dallas, Texas USA. You learn how the FRAMECAD system helps increase productivity for prefabricated and off-site projects. And because the FRAMECAD system uses IntelliCAD technology, you'll also learn how IntelliCAD integrates and contributes to high-performing systems.

FRAMECAD is a member of the ITC. To see how FRAMECAD and the ITC work together, read the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

Find FRAMECAD at Upcoming November Tradeshows

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FRAMECAD will be in Kenya and France for tradeshows the first week of November 2019. In the area? Check out how FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in their design and build systems for cold-formed steel construction.

Nairobi, Kenya at Big 5 Construct Kenya
November 5 to 7, 2019
Booth 1A55
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Paris, France at BATIMAT
November 4 to 8, 2019
Booth K163 in Hall 6
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Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

FRAMECAD Used to Construct Landon Apartments in Australia

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FRAMECAD was recently put to the test for construction of a complex apartment campus on top of a shopping plaza in New South Whales, Australia. Watch it being built >>

FRAMECAD, which uses IntelliCAD in its build system, is known for its design and build systems used to efficiently and rapidly construct buildings. To learn how FRAMECAD benefits from the IntelliCAD engine, read the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC FRAMECAD Construction

Find FRAMECAD at INTEX Expo in Maryland USA

framecad-intex-2019April 25-26, 2019: Come see FRAMECAD at INTEX Expo, Booth #938, in Maryland USA. INTEX Expo highlights the latest developments in the wall and ceiling industry. Get details >>

FRAMECAD is a member of the ITC and uses IntelliCAD in its rapid construction build system. To see how FRAMECAD and the ITC work together, read the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

FRAMECAD used to Construct Hyatt Place

 

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Watch how FRAMECAD was used by Douglass Colony to construct this recent Hyatt Place: 

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FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in its end-to-end design and build systems for rapid construction of buildings. To learn how FRAMECAD benefits from the IntelliCAD engine:

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

ArCADiasoft Celebrates 20 Years

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ArCADiasoft is celebrating 20 years of creating construction applications that range from structural design to interior and installation design to energy performance of building calculations to building surroundings design. Over the years they have produced more than 100 products for architects and engineers. 

ArCADiasoft is a member of the ITC and their flagship product, ArCADia BIM, is based on the IntelliCAD engine.

Congrats to ArCADiasoft on achieving the 20-year milestone!

Topics: IntelliCAD BIM ITC Architecture CAD Interior Design Construction ArCADiasoft

Find FRAMECAD at METALCON in North Carolina USA

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October 10-12, 2018, see FRAMECAD at the METALCON tradeshow in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They'll be at Booth 537 showing their end-to-end design and build system of cold formed steel used for rapid construction of buildings. While you're there, ask them about their H515 UL Fire Rated Assembly for cold formed steel web joist flooring systems! Get details >>

FRAMECAD is a member of the ITC and uses IntelliCAD in its build system. To see how FRAMECAD and the ITC work together, read the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction