Steel Shapes is a program for AutoCAD that draws End, Side and Top views of common structural steel shapes (members), conforming to AISC Steel Construction Manual, 13th edition. Features include: Imperial or Metric sizes, Inch, Feet, Millimeter or Centimeter measurements, End, Side and Top views, Top, Middle or Bottom insertion points, Detailed dimensional data for each structural steel shapes, Optional center line, Optional end view hatch, Command to list the basic properties of an item. Steel Shapes includes the following members and sizes (sizes limited in the trial). W Shapes: 44 - 4, HP Shapes: 14 - 8, M Shapes: 14 - 5, S Shapes: 24 - 3, WT Shapes: 18 - 2, MT Shapes: 7 - 9, ST Shapes: 12 - 1.5, Channels: 15 - 0.75, Channels: Misc. 18 - 6, Angles: 9 to 1, Pipes: Std, Ex Strong & Double-Strong, Square Tubing: 16 x 16 to 2 x 2, Rectangular Tubing: 20 x 12 to 3 x 2. The installed program includes a toolbar and ribbon (AutoCAD 2009-2011) for choosing commands. Structural steel shapes (members) outlines are drawn as polylines. Center lines, hatches and edges grouped with the polylines to make it easy to manipulate the member. Steel Shapes by CCAD inc. works with AutoCAD r14 through AutoCAD 2011. Does NOT work with AutoCAD LT.
What's new in this version:
Steel Shapes 5.0 structural steel shapes sizes conform to AISC Steel Construction Manual, 13th edition, includes a ribbon interface for AutoCAD 2009 through AutoCAD 2011 and adds options for a Center line and Hatch pattern.