How to add a new steel grade to an existing Bolt type in Autodesk Advance Steel

1-Open the Advance Steel Management Tools and select the Bolts category

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2-Select the flyout adjacent to the Bolt text

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3-Scroll to the A325T bolt, by default the Parameters tab will be displayed.

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4-Use the Copy from button that is associated with the Grade parameter. Choose the same bolt values. 

5-Select the material grade that had a bolt configuration assigned to it. In this circumstance, it is the 10.9 steel grade.

Diameter and names of bolt assembly parameters remain greyed out as they are not relevant here.

6- Hit the Apply button to save the settings.

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By default, the Management Tools will revert the page appearance back to the old steel grade which is for this exercise 10.9.

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The bolt configurations did not disappear after hitting the apply button!

 

To see the new steel grade added to this A325T 0’01/2” bolt, Select the upper left checkbox next to the Grade parameter and expand the drop-down list to view the Available Steel grades.

  • The two steel grades: 10.9, and the new A325 are displayed.
    • Select the A325 from the drop-down list.
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7-Hit the Apply button in the lower right corner of the second window.
 

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9-Select the Home option go to the Defaults

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10-Load Settings in Advance.
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The result of the changes. Steel grade A325 has been added to the existing A325T bolt type.How to add a new Steel grade to an existing Bolt type pic11

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