Stair & Railing Designer for Advance Steel

Stair & Railing Designer for Advance Steel


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The Stair & Railing Designer for Advance Steel enables new types of stairs and railings to be modelled quickly and easily. Combining the full functionality of the Railing Designer this App is perfect for Advance Steel users looking to create stair and railing systems in Autodesk Advance Steel including:

  • Saddle stairs
  • Balanced stairs
  • Ball post safety and hand railing systems
  • Standard railing systems
  • Wall-mounted railing (also works on curved walls)


**Compatible with Autodesk Advance Steel 2017 version **

This is a 5-day trial version.

The Full version - 12 month Desktop Subscription - is available to purchase on the Store here! 


Languages available on installation: English, French, Czech, German, Italian, Polish and Romanian.


Multi-year, network and bulk subscription options available from GRAITEC direct:


A key enhancement is the ability to place railing along a straight or curved 2D line or polyline (such as a 2D underlay) making the Railing Designers even more flexible and versatile that ever before. Complete with several worldwide supplier catalogs and with the ability for users to create their own configurations, custom libraries can be quickly developed for any region, making it adoptable globally.


Suitable for commercial, residential, mining, utilities, power, plant and petro-chem industries as well as personal safety barriers across the wide spectrum globally, the Stair & Railing Designer can be used in conjunction with Autodesk® Advance Steel stair macro bringing new degrees of flexibility, to the drawing office.


New stair systems:

·        Balanced Stair Systems - Winders automatically adjust to suit

·        Saddle Stairs Systems - Stringers can be created from section profiles, flat or cust from plate


New /updated hand railing types:

·        Ball Post Railing Systems

o   Lionweld Kennedy (UK)

o   Webforge (Auz / NZ)

o   Nepean (Canada / NA)

·        Standard Railing Systems

·        Wall-mounted Railing Systems


Key Features:

·        Railings compatible with Advance Steel Stair Macro

·        Add railing to a line, polyline or by specifying points (straight or curved)

·        Continuous top rail option (as a single polybeam) ensures more accurate fabrication documents and take-offs

·        Works on all Advance Steel objects, including concrete profiles

·        New anchors for post connections

·        Posts can be aligned with the mid-point of the tread edge (Stair Designer)


Please visit our app web page for more information about GRAITEC Advance BIM Designers.

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About This Version

Version 2017 R2, Build 909, 8/3/2020
Combines Ball Post Railing Designer, Railing Designer and Stair Designer. New post anchors Wall railing & standard railing can be applied to curved line.

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