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SDS2 Toolbox

Welcome to the SDS2 Toolbox

Exclusive Tools

Get the most from your SDS2 subscription and maintenance with the SDS2 Toolbox.

Time Saving Features

Add time-saving value to make the most of your SDS2 subscription.

Enhanced User Experience

Automation between products, and ease-of-use tools make for a better user experience. 

Featured Release

Tekla PowerFab

The Tekla PowerFab is a dedicated plugin, allowing you to easily export and import data between SDS2 and Tekla PowerFab.

 

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Ear Plate
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Adds plate materials at the ends of beams
Tekla PowerFab
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
The Tekla PowerFab is a dedicated plugin, allowing you to easily export and import data between SDS2 and Tekla PowerFab.
Leveling Plate
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Add a leveling plate to the bottom of columns for anchor bolt plans
Beam Bearing Plate
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Adds a bearing plate connection when a beam is framing over the top of another beam.
Component
This plugin lets you add bolted HSS splices using Shuriken to your model in just a few clicks, including all of the splice plates, shim plates and hardware.
Component, Tool
The SidePlate Custom Component for SDS2, combined with a project-specific XML file from SidePlate.com
Collection
A collection of tools to increase secondary steel modeling efficiency.
Component
Accelerate modeling time for DuraFuse Frames connections.
EMI Handrail
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Export
Reduce machine programming and transfer data directly to EMI software.
SDS2 Member Line Extend Tool
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Automate and improve connectivity in your model with new member extension options.
Cost Estimator
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Generate a cost estimate from all selected materials, bolts, holes, and welds in your model.
SDS2 Toolbox - Strumis BIMReview Export
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Export
Export a .BSWX file with your model, NC data, and drawings directly to STRUMIS.
CoreBrace
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Member, Component
Model CoreBrace members and components easily in SDS2.
SDS2 Dimension Clearance
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Visually display dimensions between materials in the 3D model quickly and easily.
Dimension Member
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Quickly determine the end-to-end dimensions of a member.
Galvanizing Check Screenshot
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Run checks for safety and fabrication concerns for galvanized materials.
EZ Beam Release Tool
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Tool
Add slots to the top flange of a wide flange or welded plate flange according to E-Z Beam Release specifications
SDS2 Bid Wizard Export
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Export
Easily export model data from SDS2 to Steel Erection Bid Wizard for automated data population.
Zeman Beam Assembler
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Export
Get seamless integration between SDS2 and the Zeman robotic welder for automated fabrication solutions.
Deck Support
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Add deck support material to the top flange of a beam. Comes with templates for detail drawings.
Column Deck Support - Beam
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Add decking support material to a column with reference to the top or bottom flange of a supported beam.
Welded Studs
Requires up-to-date maintenance
Component
Add shear or threaded studs to any face of a beam or column in a variety of patterns.