Building Owner. Engineer. Contractor. Fabricator. Whatever your role, we have the tools to make your job easier. Our software and design support services provide the speed and technical expertise needed to tackle the complex challenges of structural steel connections. Our tools can help you quickly plan, model and document complete designs according to your project's unique specifications—all while staying on time and within budget.
To assist Designers streamline the structural analysis and connection design using the Simpson Strong-Tie special moment frame Yield-Link connections, we have created plugins for both SAP2000® and ETABS®.
We created Revit families for our Yield-Link connections to help facilitate coordination between the different trades.
For Designers currently not using SAP2000 or ETABS, we have developed our Strong Frame Yield-Link Connection Modeling Guide (F-L-SMFYLCMG18) and Excel Connection Design spreadsheet.
Simpson Strong-Tie has created custom components for Tekla and SDS/2 for our Yield-Link connection to assist detailers in locating the beam and column holes at the special moment connection region. These custom components seamlessly plug into your current steel detailing software.Request the Tekla and SDS/2 Plugins