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Simpson Strong-Tie® CFS Designer™ Has Replaced LGBEAMER™: Compare Now


CFS Designer™
User Interface:
Enhanced User Interface w/ Modern Controls
Save Multiple Models in a Single Job File
Create Model Duplicates
Auto Updates
Save Output as pdf Files
Enhanced Beam Diagrams
Beam Design
Wall Stud Design w/ Connections
Wall w/ Opening
Stacked Walls (Up to 8 Stories Load Bearing)
Floor Joists w/ Skip Load Combinations
Rafters w/ DL, LL, SL, WL Combinations
General Interactions
Beam-Column Member Design for:
AISI S201 Standard CFS Studs
AISI S201 Standard CFS Track
Custom Studs and Track
Built-Up Studs/Track
HSS (Tube Steel)
Design Codes Supported:
AISI 2007 w/ 2010 Supplement
AISI 2007**
AISI S213-07
AISI S212-07
AISI S211-07
AISC 13th Ed.
AISI 2001 w/ 2004 Supplement
AISI 2001
AISI 1996 w/ 1999 Supplement
AISI 1996
  1. Simpson Strong-Tie will continue to support LGBEAMER through March of 2015. After this date, users will need to upgrade to CFS Designer.