Steel Shapes

Steel Shapes

W, HP, M, S, WT, MT, ST, Channels, Angles, Pipe and Tubing

CCADs Steel Shapes Toolbar
Steel Shapes Toolbar

Steel Shapes is a program for AutoCAD that draws End, Side and Top views of common structural steel shapes (members).

Steel Shapes works with AutoCAD versions 2013 and up only, and conforms to AISC Steel Construction Manual, 14th edition.

Steel Shapes does not work with AutoCAD LT because AutoCAD LT does not support AutoLISP, the language used to write our Software Add-ons.

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

The installed program includes a toolbar and ribbon (AutoCAD 2009 and up) 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 2013 and later, but does not work with AutoCAD LT.

CCADs Steel Shapes 6 Dialog Box
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

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