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Support for Windows XP will end on 8th April 2014 More information available from this link Microsoft support Lifecycle

Steelcalc is unable support XP after this date.

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Note : Updates depend on the licence you have purchased. Library BS 476-21 are for licences ending in 0000 and Library EN(ETA) are for licences ending in 9001. There are other licences where none of these library updates apply but changes to the Steelcalc software will, also some licences (Own Product) only show certain manufacturer product updates so some of the updates shown below may not apply to those licences.

Steelcalc Version 6.4.1 (12/03/2018) Released with Library 88 Release 1 Update (12/03/2018)

Software Changes

  • All Steelcalc software is now digitally signed : Steelcalc downloads and application software are now fully verified by a digital coding certificate. This means that when you download the latest updates or run the Steelcalc software you can be confident that the code you use has not been altered or compromised by a third party.

Library BS-476-21

Intumescent Range
  • Updated expiry date on all known Certifire Certificates.
  • Updated all Products on the ASFP Cellular Beam register.
  • Jotun Paints(Europe)Limited - Steelmaster 60WB - Added to ASFP Cellular Beam Register.
  • Jotun Paints(Europe)Limited - Steelmaster 1200WF - Added to ASFP Cellular Beam Register.
  • Nullifire - SC902 - Changes to loading data.

 


 

Steelcalc Version 6.4.0 (22/01/2018) Released with Library 87 Release 1 Update (22/01/2018)

Software Changes

  • Major change to the installation wizard : A new installation wizard has been built and now includes the ability to install Steelcalc as a Per Machine installation. All installations pre Steelcalc 6.4.0 were installed as a Per User installation where the user needed to have Administrator Rights on their Windows Account, this is no longer a requirement. If you upgrade any Steelcalc pre 6.4.0 then this installation type will still apply. To found out how to remove the Per User installation then please see the Steelcalc help for more information.
  • Improvements : The ability to allow Multi Users on the same machine. Per User installation must be removed first.
  • Improvements : A new girth calculator has been included. This can be used to calculate a required girth of a Non-Standard steel section.
  • Improvements : You are now able to save your current Steelcalc settings to a file on your machine. These settings include all your selections through the Set Report Options. These settings can then be imported back into your system at anytime.
  • Improvements : Product Data Information Report - The Intumescent report now shows the Expiry Date of a Certifire Certificate.
  • Improvements : Estimators Assistant - Consolidated Graph - This graph enables you to select any steel size and steel type from the records produced in the Estimators Assistant facility. The graph will show you each individual loading for each product selected.
  • Improvements : Set Report Options - Summary Report - You can select to hide Item, Length or m² details from the report.
  • Bug Fix : overflow error when using Centre Line calculations on a Spray m² project : Fixed

Library BS-476-21

Intumescent Range
    Updated expiry date on all known Certifire Certificates.

Deleted Products

  • Firetherm - Firesteel Classic 120
  • Firetherm - Firesteel 60WB
  • Firetherm - Firesteel SB120 Elite

Library EN(ETA)

  • Correction to - PPG Protective and Marine Coatings - Steelguard 651 - Updates to loading data.

 


 

Steelcalc Version 6.3.21 (18/10/2017) Released with Library 85 Update (18/10/2017)

Software Changes

  • Bug Fix : Cost Adjuster did not use the Selling Price column in Clients Reports when using the Application Rate by Girth facility. This error only happened if Lin.M costing was required. Fixed.

Library BS-476-21

Deleted Products

  • Quelfire - Quelcote 120

Library EN(ETA)

  • PPG Protective and Marine Coatings - Steelguard 651 - Changes to loading data and update to Source and Date information.

 


 

Other News

  • PPG Industries (UK) Ltd have moved Offices to South Normanton, Derbyshire.  Tel 01773 814520 - full details within Product Information
  • Hilti AG have launched a thin film water based intumescent, entitled Hilti Steel Spray CFP-S WB.
  • Sika now have an intumescent epoxy product available in the UK. Under the Unitherm banner it is called Platinum.