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AISI Publishes Five Cold-Formed Steel Test Standards

February 24, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published five cold-formed steel test standards. Three of the test standards have been updated, and two are new: AISI S903-20, Test Standard for Determining the Uniform and Local Ductility…

Steel Industry Celebrates the Accomplishments and Legacy of the CCFSS While Transitioning to the Future

January 13, 2021 - in Buildings, News

CCFSS Programs Will Continue as Responsibilities are Transferred to Sponsoring Organizations   WASHINGTON, D.C. - The founding, association…

Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Technology

CHICAGO - A new interactive timeline from the National Steel Bridge Alliance provides a new way to look at some of the more than 25,000 steel bridges…

Brokk Offers New Darda Multi Cutter Attachment for Steel Cutting

January 8, 2020 - in News, Products

The mid-size Brokk 200 and 300 remote-controlled demolition machines can use the high cutting-force, lightweight Darda MC300 Multi Cutter attachment to cut steel material, utility lines and cables in a variety of industries, including demolition, soft gut/surgical…

Specification Section: Steel Products and Design/Fabrication Software 2017

April 13, 2017 - in Directory, Steel and Steel Design

Read below for a selection of software products, steel component manufacturers and industry associations. This brief listing is meant to introduce you to leading software and engineered products, with Web addresses to access further information. If we missed…

Make a Steel Building Sail: BIM and VDC Bring Church of the Resurrection to Life

March 24, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When people think of churches, what often comes to mind is a square white building with a triangular roof and a steeple on top. When the congregation of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection envisioned its new place of worship, they imagined something…

Coastal Library ‘Rides the BIM Wave’

January 31, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

For a library project in a California beach town, 3D modeling helped a design-build project team deliver a challenging but symbolic design on an accelerated timeline. When architects delivered renderings for a 14,380-square-foot library facility in Imperial…

Optimizing Time with VDC:Steel

December 5, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Josh Zimmerman Project teams are beginning to integrate services inhouse, including steel fabrication, to optimize overall cost and shorten timelines. In the past, the steel fabricator hired a detailing firm, who then created its own model and set of drawings.…

Specification Section: Steel and Steel Design/Fabrication Software

May 31, 2016 - in Steel and Steel Design

A wide range of commercial structural engineering software is available to aid designers and fabricators with the efficient and economic design of steel framed buildings and bridges. The tools encompass the property data of steel components that enable rapid…

AISI Publishes New Report on Resistance of Arc Spot Welds Loaded in Shear and Tension for Building Design and Construction

May 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2016 – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in partnership with the Steel Deck Institute, has completed a project to evaluate provisions for determining the strength of arc spot welds included in AISI S100-12, North American…