GRAITEC launch new Ball Post Railing Designer for Autodesk® Advance Steel

Bièvres, France, Nov 20, 2015 –  GRAITEC , international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC, and Autodesk ®   Platinum Partner across Europe, has released a comprehensive new app for creating ball post railing systems in Autodesk® Advance Steel.

Ball post railing systems are flexible and easy to install safety barrier structures with multiple uses including mining installations, plant access platforms, safety systems for water and utility sites and much more. These railing systems are used around the world especially for remote locations but can even be seen on Navy ship vessels. Having a dedicated tool for automating the setting-out of ball post railings has long been a request of many Autodesk® Advance Steel users worldwide and will save a vast amount of time.

The Ball Post Railing Designer app from GRAITEC is designed to work directly with Autodesk® Advance Steel 2016, to create various user-defined or manufacturer-specific ball post railing systems. Autodesk® Advance Steel users can now benefit from quickly creating ball post railing systems based on their own design or to a specific manufacturer’s catalogue and produce dedicated material lists for procurement or shipping.

With the Ball Post Railing Designer, users will have complete flexibility enabling the creation of a wide variety of ball post railings systems on straight or curved elements, easy modification of kick rails, the ability to define post lengths and ball sizes, top and middle handrails and even stipulate the number and distance between posts. Users will also be able to add different types of returns, from either pre-installed manufacturer catalogues or based on the user’s own specifications.

Carl Spalding, GRAITEC Product Strategy Director comments: “We have received countless requests from around the world from users of all industries for dedicated productivity tools such as the Ball Post Railing Designer. GRAITEC has extensive industry knowledge and it is great to be in a position to deliver tools to users who generate such a positive reaction. The new Ball Post Railing Designer app for Advance Steel is the first of a range of powerful applications from GRAITEC dedicated to increasing productivity and saving vast amounts of time during the modelling process, and this is just the beginning.”

Click here to check out the videos on YouTube

Click here to download a free trial of the Ball Post Railing Designer


Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is an Autodesk Platinum Partner in Europe and America and a long standing international Autodesk Partner and independent developer of high performance BIM Solutions for the AEC industry.

Operating through 27 offices across 11 countries worldwide, GRAITEC offers its clients an extensive range of established software solutions combined with the full portfolio of Autodesk products and BIM suites which help address the most demanding projects needs and maximize productivity, efficiency and performance. GRAITEC is an innovation focused company whose products are used by more than 40,000 construction professionals worldwide.

For more information, please visit

For further information, please contact:

Carl SPALDING - Product Strategy Director 
Riverside House
Brunel Road, Totton
Southampton, SO40 3WX
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)23 80 527571
E-mail: Email Contact

Read the complete story ...

Review Article Be the first to review this article

ClarkDietrich Digital tools

Featured Video
GIS Data Analyst for CostQuest Associates, Inc. at Cincinnati, Ohio
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Product Manager for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Boston, Massachusetts
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Upcoming Events
AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference & SPAR 3D Expo + Conference at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Jun 5 - 7, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
2018 AGC Joint Contractors Conference at WASHINGTON DC - Sep 30 - 3, 2018
2018 ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO at Philadelphia - Oct 19 - 22, 2018
Bentley: -YII 2018 Awards
AIA 2018 - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise