SDS2 Estimodeling Featured as Modern Steel 2020 Hot Product
You may know how powerful SDS2’s intelligent connection design is for steel detailers, but SDS2 Detailing isn’t the only software solution we have on the market that’s paving the way for automation, accuracy, and efficiency in the industry.
SDS2 Estimodeling is the only structural steel estimating software on the market today with built-in connection optimization. Powered by the intelligence of our all-in-one 3D steel detailing with automated connection design, it allows you to generate fast and accurate model-based estimateswithout relying on tables or third-party software.
But ‘fast and accurate’ is only the beginning. If you take advantage of all the software has to offer, you can gain a true competitive advantage.
Here are a few examples of powerful ways you can use SDS/2 Estimodeling:
Tailor estimates to your shop standards
Identify expensive fabrication conditions
Quickly compare alternative designs for cost-optimized fabrication
Spot check model costs
Import design models
Get a jumpstart on project detailing
Use the 3D model as a sales presentation tool to help win projects
SDS2 customer Drake Williams Steel has been transitioning to an SDS2 Estimodeling workflow and is already seeing the benefits in providing their customers more complete pictures of the budget and tonnage of a project and getting more bids out the door.
“It saves us 30 – 40 percent on time when we use the model and create material lists,” said Derrick Fitton, Director of Operations for Drake Williams Steel – Structural Division.