Everything you need to create, edit, and export your structural parts

Try Steel Solutions for Free

Our Download comes with a free 10-day trial for the Part Viewing Package. The Viewer Module will import DSTV and DXF files to be dimensioned and viewed in 2D or 3D. Purchase a license for the Part Viewer for only $99!

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Different Packages Available

We offer separate packages that will unlock different features based on your company's needs. Our most popular is the Structural Part Editor which will allow you create and edit parts.

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Maintenance Plan Available

Our optional software maintenance plan will get you free upgrades to new versions as they are released and professional software support by phone or by email. Click below to learn more.

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Import Parts from Multiple Formats, or Create Your Own

Structural Part Importing and Creation

Import parts from DSTV, DXF, SVG or create parts from scratch using a customizable shape library. Choose from a list of predefined shapes (including structural material such as beams, angle, channel, and tubing) or create your own.


Accurate and reliable measurements are generated with our auto-dimensiong to help you quickly and easily verify that your parts are correct. You can even save or print these dimensions using our PDF exporting.

2D and 3D Part Viewing

Check parts in 2D which incudes a split-view and a tab-view, or view parts rendered in full 3D to see the finished part.

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Built-in Shape Library includes Beam, Channel, Tubing, and Angle

Newly Re-designed Part Editor Features a Full CAD/CAM Package

Structural Part Development

Our new part editor comes complete with an array of drawing tools and programmable operations for building new parts or editing existing ones.

Automated Part Correction

Automated part improvement includes path smoothing and scribe trimming as well as checking for duplicate operations and bad connections on a part.

Lead-In / Lead-Out Generation

Steel Solutions will automatically generates leads based on thickness, leads can be changed for each individual path or modified all at once.

Structural DXF and Vector Graphics Importing Now Available

Structural DXF Importing

We now offer Structural DXF Importing as an optional add-on to most of our available packages. Import structural DXF files from Auto-Cad including beams, angle, channel and tubing to edit and export as DSTV.

Vector Graphics Importing

Another recently added feature is the ability to import Vector Graphics files(.svg). Easily scale and edit these parts once they're imported using our built-in array of drawing tools.

Tekla Assembly Exporting and Connection Mark Generation

Assembly Exporting

Export assemblies from Tekla with our newly redesigned Assembly Export Module. Select and search for specific assemblies or Export all assemblies at once.

Connection Mark Generation

Upon importing, Steel Solutions will automatically generate the connections marks for the main member of the assembly. Including: Weld Symbols, Hole Pattern Layouts and Scribing

Save Time and Material With Our Automatic Plate Nesting

Advanced Nesting Features

Get the most out of your material with our advanced nesting features such

as: true-shape plate nesting, part-in-part, and the built-in optimizer.

Remnant Management

Choose which portion of the plate to save as a remnant by adding a custom crop

cut. If a completed nest contains a remnant, it will be automatically added to steel

solutions and available for nesting.

Inventory Forcasting

The new Inventory Forecasting feature predicts costs and material that will be required to

complete a job. Also, compare results between block and true shape nesting.

Available Packages and Options

Included with Package Optional Upgrade


Part Viewer


(Vector to DXF)



Automatic & Manual Dimensioning

2D & 3D Part Viewing

Standard DXF Importing

Structural DXF Importing

DXF Exporting

DSTV Importing

DSTV Exporting

Python X DSTV Exporting

Create New Parts

Part Editing

Vector Art Importing

Text Generator

Automatic Path Smoothing

Automatic Scribe Trimming (Corners Only)

Customizable Shape Library

Cope Library

Automatic Stencil Generator

Assembly Importing

3D File Exporting (IGES, STEP, OBJ)

Machine Run Time Estimating

Quote Generation

Built-In Editable Part Templates

Art Kerfing

Lead-in/Lead-out Generation

Plate Remnant Management

Manual Nesting

Block Auto-Nesting

True Shape Auto-Nesting

Zone nesting

CNC Exporting

Hypertherm CNC Exporting for HPR

Inventory Forecasting

DXF Nest Exporting

*Primary License

$99 $999 $1799 Call for Pricing

*Additional Licenses

$79 $299 $699 -

*Prices do not include optional upgrades such as Structural DXF Importing, contact us for more info