Qnect, with world-class engineers at WSP and world-class steel fabricators at Banker Steel, helps make 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka “The Spiral,” one of the most efficiently designed towers in the world.
"We’re able to make connection revisions quickly and with confidence using Qnect, which would have taken us weeks longer without them.”
~ Chuck Hongell, VP at WSP
Qnect, LLC, the leader in smart, optimized connections, today introduced vertical bracing as the latest addition to their connection library. Vertical bracing completes Qnect’s full spectrum of optimized connections from gravity connections to moment connections and the lateral bracing system.
What makes Qnect’s vertical bracing so efficient is the extensive use of their patented, iterative process for optimizing all of the engineering variables.
"We are delighted to announce our partnership with Qnect," said Graham Corsar, Manager, Constructible Technology Delivery for BuildingPoint Canada. "We seek partnerships with solutions that help our customers become more productive and ultimately deliver the best projects safely and profitably. Qnect meets and exceeds those expectations. Just look at what Scott Melnick with AISC (American Institute for Steel Construction) said about Qnect."
“Great to see Qnect’s progress”
“We look forward to working with you on this project”
“Safe travels home. See you in our office next month”
These were a few of the parting quotes a week ago as Tekla Basecamp 2019 was coming to an end. The week included a great gathering of talented engineers, detailers and fabricators...even a few GCs were in the audience. There were also great “exhibitors” to share the latest and greatest offerings to the Tekla users.
What does the checklist for Basecamp look like?
Well, for the Tekla Basecamp, it’s not hiking boots, tents, water and food but rather comfortable shoes, note pads and updated Tekla Structures and Qnect loaded on laptops.
See why so many are saying "Steel Just Got Smarter" with Qnect.
Qnect is excited to share with you some new names and faces on our team. If you’re a customer or just an interested follower, you know that we’ve been gaining traction and introducing more and more people to the power of Qnect. The continued interest in what Qnect provides Fabricators, Detailers, General Contractors and Engineers is driving our growth.
"We're excited to see the team grow,” says Jef Sharp, Qnect’s CEO. “With Brian, David and Dermot, along with our existing team, we can better serve our customers as well as address the needs of new customers."
Why an e-book? The people that attended our recent webinar live as well as those that watched the recorded version made several comments that could be summed up as “This is valuable information. How can I share it with my team?” Several mentioned that their co-workers, even their subs, would not watch a video but would read an overview or summary.
Steel just got smarter and attendees at NASCC 2019 witnessed it first hand at the Qnect booth and in the sessions. Once again we can say, “Qnect had a successful week at NASCC: The Steel Conference.”
We also arranged a panel of 4 top engineering firms who used Qnect on 4 high profile projects: KPFF on Seatac Airport, WSP on a 60 story tower at Hudson Yards, Meyer Borgman and Johnson on Vassar Hospital and Walter P. Moore on Sparkman Wharf.
Scott Melnick, Editor of Modern Steel Connection (MSC), had some great observations about Qnect in the December issue. “The Qnect connection software promises substantial cost savings when used to optimize connection design. But the real advantage is the time it slashes from a project. What might take a fabricator and detailer weeks to develop can now be completed in hours.”
We share more in the recent Blog Post as well as other highlights from 2018. Take 3 minutes to read our Year in Review.
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NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry, bringing together structural engineers, steel fabricators, erectors and detailers. The Steel Conference offers more than 130 sessions on topics such as “Practical Advice for Reviewing Software Generated Connection Designs.”
Qnect has added to its portfolio of connections new capabilities to optimize top and bottom plate moment connections, as well as deck support steel in 3D models. “The latest release from Qnect adds to its functionality, offering more types of connections it can calculate and model,” says Erleen Hatfield, a customer and managing partner of Hatfield Group
[September 2018] Qnect, the steel industry's leading connection design
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FABTECH is where the industry comes together to see what’s now, what’s new and what’s next. It’s where connections are made and where deals get done. See cutting-edge exhibits, learn from expert-led education, network with peers and more.
Learn from the best in the business. Network with Owners and Industry. Find the resources you need to succeed at DBIA’s Annual Conference and Expo. Help us celebrate our 25th anniversary this year in New Orleans!
The intersection of innovation and construction sometimes seems like an awkward marriage; however, when I attended Engineering News-Record’s ENR FutureTech conference in San Francisco I walked away with inspiration and excitement for all the places where the industry is making that marriage work.
NISD’s 50th Conference provided a diverse set of speakers and topics. I could not possibly include all of my notes in this post but I will include three spotlights of discussion that stood out.
Qnect, an intelligent, cloud-based connection app gives fabricators, detailers