Vertex BD software is an extremely flexible building design tool aimed at residential steel frame, commercial steel frame and industrial builders using cold formed steel (CFS) technology. Using BIM technology, Vertex BD maximises productivity and accuracy by generating architectural and structural drawing sets, fabrication drawings, material reports, manufacturing data and architectural visualisations all from one building model.
Greater Efficiency: Shorter design cycle
Vertex BD includes a powerful 3D environment directly connected to the 2D layer, enabling many operations to be performed faster ...
Are you a builder or tradie and are hesitant to work with steel frames?
Nothing could be simpler when you know how.
The link contains video clips and fact sheets to assist frame fixers, plasterers, 2nd fix carpenters, plumbers and electricians when working with steel frames. It features the very helpful BlueScope talking blue heeler Bluey to guide tradies through the site.
Steel Construction Australia (SCA) officially commenced business in June 2015 after they took possession of their new state-of-the-art Howick rollformer. The manufacturing premises is centrally located in Yatala, the ideal transport hub of South East Queensland. This location also ensures quick and efficient service both intrastate and interstate.
SCA was founded by two professional engineers, Ricardo Ramirez and Giovanni Pellegrino. Ricardo Ramirez, has 14 years experience in civil and structural engineering on large projects in Australia and internationally. He has extensive ...
The anatomy of a building is not dissimilar to that of the human body. Think of the skeleton as your frame. If your structure is strong and composed of the right materials, it will endure the test of time. It is essential that every building is safe and secure. So, lets investigate this further.
The debacle of whether to use timber or steel frames is a confusing one for many builders as there are many misconceptions on ...
Ricardo, our in-house structural engineer, uncovers the real reasons you should design in steel and the importance of a highly skilled design and drafting department. Ricardo is actively involved in the daily productivity of our highly skilled team of detailers and designers. Let’s take a closer look as to why he is so committed to designing in steel.
Why does design with steel make for better structures?
Steel frames offer a lot of benefits over timber, especially when you are ...
The FRAMA 3200 is a Steel Frame and Truss production machine. It is capable of producing accurate and cost effective steel framing for all building types. Steel Construction Australia are proud partners of Howick.