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Component Solutions® EWP Studio™

Component Solutions® EWP Studio™ is a layout, design and structural analysis enterprise solution that combines layout/drafting, single-member design, reporting and an incredible real-time 3D experience while supporting a selection of products, including I-joists, LVL, lumber, walls, rim board, hangers, etc.

EWP Studio Tools

  • Plan Tool
    • Design 3D layouts that allow the entire structure to be modeled in 2D and 3D views
    • Develop structural members with gravity loads that can be developed and transferred through the structure
  • Design Tool
    • Size single members for the most cost-effective solution
    • Size floor and roof joists, beams and posts simply by inputting span and load information
  • Wall Tool
    • Model tall walls while running gravity and wind analysis for all wall components
    • Create material lists, layout drawings and cutting sheets
  • Optimize Tool
    • Create optimized cutting lists for engineered wood products
    • Minimize waste by using either manual or imported inventories to ensure the best material utilization
  • Review Tool
    • View and interact with the EWP Studio model to gain a deeper understanding of original design decisions
Create comprehensive framing layouts with material and hanger schedules.
Integrated 3D building model
Analyze joists, beams, and columns with or without a layout

Software Requirements

Continuous improvement based on customer input is a cornerstone of our software development strategy. Our sales and development team will be working closely with users to identify areas where we can expand functionality to increase versatility and efficiency in future releases.

Recommended Hardware

  • Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • 3 Ghz Processor or more (i7)
  • RAM Memory of 4 GB or more
  • Hard Disk free space of 350 MB or more
  • Internet Explorer 9 or Higher
  • Monitor with a resolution of 1680 x 1050 or higher

Minimum Hardware

  • Windows 7
  • 2 Ghz Processor (i3)
  • RAM Memory of 2 GB
  • Hard Disk free space of 250 MB
  • Monitor with a resolution of 1360 X 768

If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact the Component Solutions® Helpdesk at (866) 252-8606 or cshelp@strongtie.com.

PLEASE NOTE: These recommendations are a generic specification that assumes hardware manufacturers publish appropriate data to determine compatibility. As we incorporate customer requests to change or enhance the Component Solutions® software, and in recognition of technology changes, we reserve the right to periodically change and publish updated hardware and operating systems requirements.