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The importance of quality and a good night’s sleep

By admin on Sep 21, 2017 6:26:52 PM

[div class="quotebox"][quote]And what is good, Phaedrus,
And what is not good—
Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?[/quote]
[byline style="text-align:left;"]Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values[/byline][/div]

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Detailing drives everything

By admin on Aug 25, 2017 1:43:19 PM

By Jef Sharp, CEO, Qnect

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Qnect Accelerates Seattle Airport Project

By admin on Jul 13, 2017 8:40:14 PM

Above: Image of Sea-Tac International Terminal. | Photo credit: HOK Architects

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“Why isn’t everyone using Qnect?”

By admin on Jun 12, 2017 7:56:17 PM

At a recent meeting of the Boston Society for Construction Solutions, an attendee raised their hand and asked us this provocative question: “If Qnect is so incredible, why isn’t everyone using it?” It’s quite simple: until you witness the speed, power and accuracy of QuickQnect, it’s hard to imagine that what we’re doing is even possible.

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Qnect is partnering with Integrous Steel Software Solutions

By admin on Mar 20, 2017 7:09:36 PM

Qnect, LLC®, the only software company focused exclusively on optimization of connection design, is excited to announce it has signed a reseller agreement with Integrous Steel Software Solutions, Inc.

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Engineering News Record (ENR): “…Qnect will be a game-changer”

By admin on Apr 1, 2016 12:52:32 PM

A cloud-based digital engineer is hovering nearby, ready to calculate, design and optimize thousands of bolted and welded connections on 3D Tekla models as a service to subscribers.

QuickQnect is a Tekla plug-in about seven years in development and out in stealth mode since April. The developer says QuickQnect differs from other steel-connection software in that it uses powerful, in-the-cloud computers to examine loads rapidly, designing each connection to be as efficient as possible, rather than applying standard designs by connection type from a library.

To set up the tool, the engineer selects among dozens of preferences for job requirements, connection types, detailing, bolts and welds. Then, the model—or only parts of it—is uploaded to a cloud processor by clicking a button on the Tekla interface. The system extracts the forces and engineers the connections, says Jef Sharp, the developer and CEO of Qnect, Hadley, Mass.

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Qnect featured in Tekla Monday Minutes

By admin on Feb 9, 2016 4:28:44 PM

Tekla's Monday Minutes for February 7, 2016 includes an exclusive Special Promotion available to both new and existing Tekla users.

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Watch: Demo of Qnect's Bolt and Preference Optimization

By admin on Feb 8, 2016 11:40:56 AM

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Automatically engineer and detail Moment connections

By admin on May 7, 2015 2:46:52 PM

Qnect has created a sophisticated, automated process to engineer and connect steel joints by merging the engineering function and the connection function while keeping the engineer’s and fabricator’s preferences flexible.

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Software is eating the world of steel

By admin on May 7, 2015 2:43:17 PM

As Mark Andreesen of Silicon Valley famously said, “Software is eating the world…” This is evident in all industries and the Steel industry is a prime example. Software is efficient. Design something really well the first time and then deploy it over and over again, while making it continually better. Smarter.

So what is the limit to what software can do for Steel? Qnect addresses not just the software options of today, but the future of software to make the structural steel industry even more safe, economical and efficient.

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Qnect gets nod from steel trade press

By admin on Jun 19, 2014 1:26:04 PM

Modern Steel ConstructionQnect got a mention in the May edition of Modern Steel Construction. The trade magazine covered NASCC: The Steel Conference, where Qnect unveiled its new software back in March:

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