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Steel Tube Institute to Host Webinar on Connection Design Software for HSS

July 9, 2018

GLENVIEW, IL, July 9, 2018 - The Steel Tube Institute will host a webinar on "Connection Design Software for Hollow Structural Sections (HSS)" on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. CDT. The webinar will last for one hour and 1 AIA-accredited PDH is available per registration.

After attending the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discern which software packages design HSS connections and which connections are designed.
  • Understand more about RISA Connection, Qnect, SkyCiv, SDS/2, Limcon, Descon, TEDDS, Enercal, Fastrak Connection, and HSS Connex Online as they pertain to HSS connections.
  • Decide what limitations each software has and any additional checks that need to be made outside the program.
  • Describe SkyCiv, an STI partner and new HSS connection design software.

A 15-minute Q&A session will be held with STI structural engineers at the conclusion of the webinar. To register, click here.

STI’s membership consists both of Active Members — producers of steel tube and pipe — and Associate Members — companies that supply raw materials, equipment and support services. Members obtain information about new products and production techniques; develop a rapport and exchange information with companies in the industry; and work to support and advance the steel tubing industry. STI is constantly evolving to best meet the needs of a sophisticated and competitive marketplace. The organization is dedicated to the betterment of our industry and our member companies. For more information, visit


Patty Rioux
ODEA Group
Tel: 773.789.9477