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The Steel Network, Inc. Releases SteelSmart® System 7

Durham, North Carolina – May 31, 2013 - The Steel Network, Inc. (TSN) releases SteelSmart System Version 7 (SSS7). SSS7 is an advanced structural design software suite that streamlines the design and detailing of light gauge steel members, connections, and fastiners.

Major Additions:

  • New Design Codes and Specifications:
    • 2012 International Building Code and ASCE 7-10
    • Canadian 2010 National Building Code
    • AISI S100-07 with 2010 Supplement
  • Updated Load Generator and Distributor:
    • ASCE 7-10 is introduced within the Wind and Seismic tabs
    • Snow load calculations have been added to the load generator and distributor for all editions of ASCE 7.
  • BuckleBridge® bridging for Curtain Wall design has been added as an alternative bridging method<
  • New high seismic HD clips are available for design. Clips have been fully integrated with the Drawing Generator and new fastener patterns
  • Back-to-back and toe-to-toe section configurations have been added to the Floor Framing Roof Framing design modules
  • VertiClip® SLS for attachment to steel beams is now available based on stud depth and clip lengthSSS7_Cube


  • Updated Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Updated load combinations referenced from IBC 2012 and ASCE 7-10
  • Updated allowable loads for various clip connectors
  • Enhancements to Design report and Drawing Generator
  • Enhancements to Moment-Resisting Short Wall design module


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