Are you a professional who is producing working drawings for architects, designers, or engineers? If not, are you interested in this field? If you answered yes to either, then you might want to check out some resources online that can be really useful. Here, we have gathered together what we think area the top three most useful websites on steel detailing (other than our own). You should seriously check out these sites to learn more about the trade. Or, if you are already employed in the field, to keep yourself abreast of developments.
Alm Detaling is one of the most well-known professional detailing businesses in Austrlia. Their webpage has a wide variety of useful information on it. From actual drawings they have completed to pictures of completed jobs, you can learn a lot from their site. They have worked on outdoor structures, industrial buildings of all sizes, and even stairs. Plus, if you are in the market for either a steel detailer or a job in the field, they might be able to give you more information. Email them directly from their page.
National Institute of Steel Detailing
The NISD is a professional organization for steel detailing workers. They work to keep professional in the field up-to-date about new technology and development. To join this organization, professionals must keep their dues up to date. They strive to hold detailers and the companies that they work for to a certain standard, which also must be met for the firm to be a member of the organization. When you contact a firm with an NSID membership, you can rest assure that their drawings can be trusted. The NISD website provides quite a few PDF versions of their newsletter, as well. You can also find out more about membership there.
Tekla is one of the most important manufacturers of 3-D modeling software for use in creating shop drawings. When it comes to the professional standard for such technology, Tekla is seriously it. Their software gives workers in the shop a serious advantage when it comes to getting drawings done right. In some cases, it can even produce drawings automatically. Revisions are also easier to keep track of in their software suite. Tekla serves professionals from lots of other fields, too. Mostly, these are in the construction and design area.