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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 6.3.20 (04/07/2017) Released with Library 84 Update (04/07/2017)

Software Changes

  • Bug Fix : Copying and transferring partial type steel sections from Intumescents to Sprays caused an invalid A/V error. Fixed
  • Bug Fix : Totals and Report Builder : Some products where the default container unit is kg were failing to calculate the container values. This caused an Overflow error message. Fixed
  • Improvements - Cost Centre facility - Where applicable Steelcalc will keep the currently selected product as the default selection in all Cost Centre tabs.
  • Improvements - All Reports - In Set Report Options (All Reports) you can now select to Show the girth of a steel section while hiding the SteelID column.
  • Improvements - Plate Girder Calculator - When using Plate Girder Partials if your entered exposed section matches the height of the bottom flange then only the two flange heights and bottom width are used to calculate the required girth.
  • NEW - Application Rate by Girth facility (Basecoats Only) - A new facility has been added were you can select a Girth Start and End Range for the application rate calculations. You can also select to cost by the Lin.m with steel sections that appear in the Girth Band A range. You need to setup the Girth Range requirements in Set Report Options and then you can add the required costs to your cost centres or directly to your Project application rate facility.

Library BS-476-21

  • Intumescent Range
  • Updated Products where required with CUB Register data.
  • Promat International - Cafco Sprayfilm WB3 - Updated source of latest data.
  • Spray Range
  • Change of Supplier Name : Grace Construction Products Limited to GCP Applied Technologies

    Library EN(ETA)

    • No changes to this library.

     


     

    Steelcalc Version 6.3.19 (12/05/2017) Released with Library 83 Update (08/05/2017)

    Software Changes

    • Bug Fix : The Replace facility was causing an error with users where commas are used for decimal places. Fixed

     


     

    Steelcalc Version 6.3.18 (08/05/2017) Released with Library 83 Update (08/05/2017)

    Software Changes

    • Added a new facility in Replace and Amend Record for m² projects only You can now select an option where Steelcalc will recalculate the m² value when amending or replacing any steel section.

    Library Changes

    Please note that all other library updates will be applied at the same time so it does not matter if you have missed one. Please see above note with regards to licences.

    Library BS-476-21

    • Intumescent Range
    • New Product - International Paints Limited - Interchar 1290 - White water borne Intumescent.

      Deleted Products

      • Neutron Fire Technologies Limited - Firebreak 303,305 and 306

      Library EN(ETA)

      • No changes to this library.

       


       

      Steelcalc Version 6.3.17 (30/01/2017) Released with Library 82 Update (30/01/2017)

      Software Changes

      • Added new information details to the Product Data Information report. If a product has been registered in the ASFP Cellular Beam Register 10.01.2017 then the PDI report will display this information above the Fire Performance label.

      Library Changes

      Please note that all other library updates will be applied at the same time so it does not matter if you have missed one. Please see above note with regards to licences.

      Library BS-476-21

      • Intumescent Range
      • New Product - Sherwin Williams - Firetex FX9500 - Pale blue Epoxy intumescent.
      • Nullifire - SC802 - Changes to loading data. Updated source and date information.
      • Nullifire - SC901/2 - Changes to loading data. Updated source and date information.
      • Nullifire - SC801-120 - Changes to loading data. Updated source and date information.
      • Other changes include updates to all products that have been added to the ASFP Cellular Beam Register 10.01.2017
      • Boards Range
      • British Gypsum - Glasroc F Firecase - Updated Source data and Date.
      • Promat UK Limited - Promatect 250 - Updated Source data and Date.
      • Promat UK Limited - Supalux - Updated Source data and Date.
      • Sprays Range
      • Promat UK Limited - Cafco 300 - Updated Source data and Date.

      Deleted Products

      • Sherwin Williams - Firetex FX1002, Firetex FX2002, Firetex FX5000, Firetex FX5002
      • Bollom Fire Protection - Intusteel WB
      • Promat UK Limited - Promatect 50

      Library EN(ETA)

      • No changes to this library.

       


       

      Steelcalc Version 6.3.16 (08/11/2016) Released with Library 81 Update (08/11/2016)

      Software Changes

      • No reported problems

      Library Changes

      Library BS-476-21

      • Nullifire - SC802 - Changes to loading data. I-Sections now up to 1.5hrs. Updated source and date information.
      • Nullifire - SC901/2 - Changes to loading data. Updated source and date information.
      • Nullifire - SC801-120 - Changes to loading data. Updated source and date information.

      Library EN(ETA)

      • No changes to this library.

       


       

      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.