Your Company – Your Project

Based on the fictitious company “Your Company“, we show you how you can present your products with DesignFiX. Your company logo will appear on the start page and in all categories at top right. Your anchors are hierarchically displayed on the left side in a product tree structure.

Once we have implemented your products in DesignFiX, you can offer your customers DesignFiX on your website free of charge as a download version.

Your customer installs your DesignFiX version and can immediately afterwards perform an anchor design with your products. Make it easy for your customers to work with your products by using a proven design program with an intuitive user interface.

The solution for your business

Design software sets a new benchmark:
DesignFiX is intuitive and easy to use.
It has never been easier to design anchors – get your version:

The Challenge

  • Simple implementation of your products into DesignFiX
  • Combination of different product groups
  • Distinction between mechanical and chemical anchors
  • Permanent display of intermediate results
  • Presentation of all results in the printout
  • Simple comparison with other product sizes
  • Can be combined with other design modules
  • Free language selection for all program areas
  • For occasional and full professional users
  • No training efforts necessary
  • Documentation for beginners and professionals (technical backgrounds, documentation, videos)

The Solution

  • Password-protected Internet access to your product data
  • Comfortable and practical product filters in the menu bar
  • Compact output on internal result pages and in the status bar
  • Clear printout with all the available details
  • Permanent and automatic multiple design of all products
  • Intro page with different design modules
  • Language can be altered during the design
  • Intuitive user interface with automatic correction functions
  • All commands in the UI contains hints for the operation
  • Comprehensive interactive documentation with technical notes on all aspects of anchor design

A Shiny New DesignFiX

Simple and intuitive to use design software for professionals by professionals for planning and calculation of fixings with anchors of different manufacturers.

International:
The software considers important design standards and regulations and, therefore, can be used in many countries worldwide. All loads and dimensions can be displayed and handled in metric and imperial units.

Easy operation and high recognition:

The easy and quick input of most values directly into the user interface simplifies the design. The status bar shows in real time the utilization of the fastening for the different load directions. Clear labels and large icons will help you to use the program, particularly on computers with touchscreen. Highest flexibility in choosing the products is guaranteed by a tree structure with many filter options and product information are permanently available.

Safe and reliable:
DesignFiX recognizes incorrect inputs with respect to geometrical conditions and provides adequate suggestions for improvement. Thereby, the working time is reduced to a minimum. The verifiable printout gives you the opportunity to trace each calculation step of the program. This gives you the confidence that your design results are complete and understandable.

What is Included in DesignFiX?

The solution for your company

You Want to be a Part of DesignFiX?

These are the features for your anchors

You want to be a part of DesignFiX?

The following services are included in the module “Anchor Design” in the DesignFiX Lifetime version:

  • Setup to install DesignFiX with your range of products on Microsoft Windows®-based operating systems. Compatible with Windows Vista®, Windows 7®, Windows 8® and Windows 10®.
  • Implementation of your product range for the design methods: ETAG 001 Annex C, ETAG 001 TR 029.
  • FEM-module for calculation of the base plate thickness (Finite Elements).
  • Seismic module for design under earthquake loads according to ETAG 001, TR 045.
  • Your logo branding into DesignFiX (Intro page, User interface, Homepage).
  • Printout of the results using company branding.
  • Neutral download form for embedding into your homepage.
  • Download form -> automatic e-mail delivery with installation instructions.
  • Access to statistics server for evaluation of the requested downloads.
  • Training videos for demonstration of key program processes.
  • DesignFiX-LiveUpdate for your company and all your customers.
  • Touchscreen-enabled user interface

Advantages of DesignFiX at a glance:
DesignFiX offers the perfect solution for the professional design of various fixing systems. DesignFiX supports your customers (planners, structural engineers and craftsmen) in the safe and reliable design of their projects. DesignFiX is modular and can be used for numerous applications. With the help of the user-friendly program fastenings can be designed easily and flexibly. By taking into account the relevant international standards, this software meets all requirements for global use. Never before, design of fixings was so easy!

Development of the Design Modules

The following modules are available in DesignFiX or are in development
  • Module Anchor Design | Design of mechanical and chemical anchors for use in concrete     100%
  • Module FEM | Finite Element program for the calculation of the base plate thickness     100%
  • Module Seismic | Earthquake loads according to ETAG 001, TR 045     100%
  • Module Rebar Design | Design of post-installed rebar connections in reinforced concrete     98%
  • Module Masonry Design | Design of anchors for use in masonry     75%

The outcome is amazing

All modules can be combined in DesignFiX. DesignFiX knows your approvals and offers depending on the selected product (mechanical or chemical anchors) the right options for the anchor design.

It has never been easier to design anchors:

DesignFiX Versions

Compare different versions of DesignFiX

DesignFiX Versions

The best version for your company

All DesignFiX versions simplify the professional design of different fastening systems. DesignFiX supports your customers (planners, structural engineers and craftsmen) in the safe and reliable design of their projects. DesignFiX is modular and can be used for numerous applications. With the help of the user-friendly program fastenings can be designed easily and flexibly. By taking into account the relevant international standards, this software meets all requirements for global use. Find the right version for your business:

DesignFiX

Studio
175/Month
  • Module Anchor Design
  • Anchor families: Max. 4
  • Material types: Max. 6
  • Anchor sizes: Max. 50
  • Installations: Max. 10
  • Anchors with approval
  • Anchors without approval
  • ETAG 001 Annex C ¹
  • -ETAG 001 TR 029 ²
  • ETAG 001 TR 045 ³
  • Module FEM
  • Including Master Data
  • Support: Via E-Mail
  • Contract period: 12 months

DesignFiX

Business
250/Month
  • Module Anchor Design
  • Anchor families: Max. 4
  • Material types: Max. 6
  • Anchor sizes: Max. 50
  • Installations: Max. 25
  • Anchors with approval
  • Anchors without approval
  • ETAG 001 Annex C ¹
  • ETAG 001 TR 029 ²
  • ETAG 001 TR 045 ³
  • Module FEM
  • Including Master Data
  • Support: Via E-Mail
  • Contract period: 12 months

DesignFiX

Universal
375/Month
  • Module Anchor Design
  • Anchor families: Max. 6
  • Material types: Max. 12
  • Anchor sizes: Max. 50
  • Installations: Max. 100
  • Anchors with approval
  • Anchors without approvals
  • ETAG 001 Annex C ¹
  • ETAG 001 TR 029 ²
  • ETAG 001 TR 045 ³
  • Module FEM
  • Including Master Data
  • Support: Hotline + E-Mail
  • Contract period: 24 months
¹) ETAG 001 Annex C (Design method A) for mechanical anchors.
²) ETAG 001 TR 029 for chemical anchors is not included in this edition.
³) ETAG 001 TR 045 for the design under earthquake loads is not included in this edition.
Master Data: The implementation of your products/anchors with ETA approval is fully included in this edition.
The prices are quoted per manufacturer/brand plus applicable taxes.
¹) ETAG 001 Annex C (Design method A) for mechanical anchors.
²) ETAG 001 TR 029 for chemical anchors.
³) ETAG 001 TR 045 for the design under earthquake loads is not included in this edition.
Master Data: The implementation of your products/anchors with ETA approval is fully included in this edition.
The prices are quoted per manufacturer/brand plus applicable taxes.
¹) ETAG 001 Annex C (Design method A) for mechanical anchors.
²) ETAG 001 TR 029 for chemical anchors.
³) ETAG 001 TR 045 for the design under earthquake loads.
Master Data: The implementation of your products/anchors with ETA approval is fully included in this edition.
The prices are quoted per manufacturer/brand plus applicable taxes.
¹) ETAG 001 Annex C (Design method A) for mechanical anchors.
²) ETAG 001 TR 029 for chemical anchors.
³) ETAG 001 TR 045 for the design under earthquake loads.
Master Data: Non-recurring costs for the implementation of your products/anchors into DesignFiX.

  • 1 DesignFiX-Item: Anchor with approval: 14,70 € per anchor size
  • 1 DesignFiX-Item: Anchor without approval: 19,50 € per anchor size

The master data in DesignFiX are organized in the following structure:
Design method ⇒ Product family ⇒ Material type ⇒ Item size.
The individual item size is referred internally as DesignFiX-Item.
For example: ETAG001 Annex C ⇒ Anchor family ⇒ 5.8 Zinc plated ⇒ M10.
An anchor family is defined by its type, such as, e.g. threaded rod, hexagon, internal thread, dome nut, countersunk, pan head, hexagon flanged or rebar.
The prices are quoted per manufacturer/brand plus applicable taxes.

Definition of an anchor family

An anchor family is defined by the following properties:

  • Approval number
  • Product name + product image
  • Anchor type: E. g.
    • Torque-controlled expansion anchors (sleeve type)
    • Torque-controlled expansion anchors (bolt type)
    • Displacement-controlled expansion anchor
    • Undercut anchor
    • Concrete screw
    • Chemical anchor – capsule system
    • Chemical anchor – injection system
    • Bonded expansion anchor
  • Installation: E. g.
    • Pre-positioned installation
    • In-place installation (through fixing)
    • Internal thread anchor (pre-positioned)
    • Internal thread anchor (through fixing)
  • Head type: E. g.
    • External thread
    • Hexagon
    • Hexagon/flanged
    • Hexagon internal thread
    • Countersunk
    • Pan head
    • Cap nut / Dome nut
    • Rebar (according ETAG 001, Annex C and TR 029)

Why Choose DesignFiX?

It’s complete

Why Choose DesignFiX?

It’s 100% ETA compatible

Why Choose DesignFiX?

It’s intuitive to use for beginners and professionals alike

Why Choose DesignFiX?

It’s reliable, tested and 100% ETA compliant

The solution for your company

Send us your company logo and you will get a demo version.

100% ETA compliant

DesignFiX considers important design standards and regulations and therefore can be used in many countries worldwide.

Corporate Identity Design

We create your professional corporate identity design for DesignFiX.

Fast available

The versions Studio, Business and Universal are available within 4 weeks after receiving your order.

Easy operation

Highest flexibility in selecting the products is guaranteed by a tree structure with many filter options and product information are permanently available.

Always as current version

With the help of automatic or manual LiveUpdate, DesignFiX is always up to date.

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