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Steelcalc Installation

Steelcalc will work on the following Windows Operating Systems. A Minimum Dual Core Processor is required and at least 500MB of free memory.

Windows 8.1, 8, 10, 11 and Windows Server 2016

No other Windows versions have been tested and so are not supported.

All require an Internet connection and the .NET Framework 4.8 installed.

Steelcalc is only available for Windows.
Steelcalc is available as a download from your online Steelcalc account. After downloading, double click on the downloaded file to start the setup wizard. Then, follow the instructions on the setup screen.

To register a licence in Steelcalc, select Register Full Licence and then enter your email address when prompted.

You can find more information about installing and registering licences through your online Steelcalc account, which is created after you purchase a licence.
To remove Steelcalc from your machine, you need to use your Windows operating systems 'Add/Remove Program' facility which can be found in your Windows Control Panel. The removal process will unlock any licences that you currently have registered on your machine.

Once the licences have been unlocked, you can install Steelcalc on your new machine and register the licences again. All you require is your email address to register licences.

More information is available in the Steelcalc Help file.
To transfer a licence to another user, you must first remove the licence from Steelcalc. Once removed, send us the details of the new user (email address and user name). We will create a new Steelcalc account for the new user and then send them the details so they can gain access to the required downloads from their own Steelcalc account.

Steelcalc General

Steelcalc software estimates, analyses and compares different types of products for structural fire protection.
You have two options.

Option 1 : If your project is completed, then you can select not to have your project updated so Steelcalc will retain all previous loading data.

Option 2 : If you select to update your project, then Steelcalc will check through all inputted loading data and automatically update the information for you. Your project will then be using the latest loading data available.
With a Multi-System licence, you can copy and paste to any one of the product types available to you. For instance, if you have just completed a Board job and you now wish to find out what options are available to you in Intumescents, then you can copy all of your required steel sections into your Copy Store, create a new Intumescent project, then paste the copied data into the new job. Steelcalc will automatically convert all the steel sections to the new format.
Yes. Steecalc can handle European, American and Australian, as well as British Standard Sections.

Steelcalc Features

You have the option to style your own reports. You can also include your own company logo.

You can find both facilities in the Totals and Report Builder program. To include your own company logo, click on the Tools drop down menu and select Import Report Logo. Select a bmp image from your computer and save it to the reports. To change the reports design, click on the Options drop down menu and select Set Report Options. Within Set Report Options, you will see a tab called Report Styling. Click on this tab to change the default settings.
Yes, either those made up of standard sections or plate steels. There is a very useful Search facility to find the sections from a description. The modified DFT, supplied by each Manufacturer, is then added per section.
Facilities are supplied to create partial exposures, add shelf angles or plates and create perimeter Beam details.

Steelcalc Purchasing

Simply email us by giving us your requirements and we will send you all the information you need.

Let us know which package you require and how many and we will send you a quote.
Steelcalc Multi-Systems - All Available Product Types
Steelcalc Intumescents Only
Steelcalc EN Intumescents Only

All packages include the 1st years maintenance upgrades. This gives you all software and library changes keeping you up to date with all the current information available.

All licences expire after 12 months and a new maintenance agreement must be renewed to continue the use of Steelcalc.
Once initial payment has been received, an email will be sent to new Users within a targeted 24 hours.