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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 6.4.6 (21/09/2018) Released with Library 90 Release 1 Update (20/08/2018)

Software Changes

  • Reported Error : Steelcalc was unable to create a new project when user selected not to use the Cost Centre data. Fixed.
  • Non Reported Error : Consolidated Reports not showing Girth data correctly. Fixed.
  • Reported Error : Steelcalc would terminated incorrectly when using Plate Girders Partials. Fixed.
  • Note : Steelcalc is unable to open or use Steelcalc Projects that are linked to a synced folder like Dropbox or OneDrive. This is due to Steelcalc requiring a project that is not already in use. When a sync folder copies, because of a change to the project, it will lock the file so you cannot use your projects. A warning will now given if you attempt to add or open a project from any of these folders.
  • New Facility : Due to the note above there is now a facility where you can copy your currently opened project to a selected folder of your choice. This is available from the main menu bar.

Library BS-476-21

Full Range

  • Added New Steel Sizes to the Australasia Range. Added Universal Beams and Universal Columns.
  • International Paints Limited - Interchar 1290 - Added I Section data up to 1.5 hrs.
  • New Product - Jotun Paints (Europe) Limited - Steelmaster 600WF - White water borne Intumescent.

Deleted Products

  • Nullifire - S605
  • Bollom Fire Protection - Fireshield Ultra Universal

Library EN(ETA)

Full Range

  • Maintenance changes to all products where required - No Changes to loading data.

 


 

Steelcalc Version 6.4.2 (25/06/2018) Released with Library 89 Release 1 Update (25/06/2018)

Software Changes

  • Important updates : Updates to the download digital licence, full licence data and security.

Library BS-476-21

Full Range

  • Maintenance changes to all products where required - No Changes to loading data.

Library EN(ETA)

Full Range

  • Maintenance changes to all products where required - No Changes to loading data.

 


 

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.

 


 

 

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.