What is DesignFiX?

What is DesignFiX?

DesignFiX is an all-purpose anchor design program for manufacturers of fasteners for free distribution to their clients such as engineers, planners or craftsmen. By using the program, the clients can design mechanical and chemical heavy duty anchors under static loads...
DesignFiX – FEM module

DesignFiX – FEM module

DesignFiX offers a Finite Element Program (FEM) for the calculation of the base plate thickness. This program is only active if a profile is present, a valid design result is available and at least one anchor is loaded in tension. Steel type and corresponding yield...
Concrete edge failure

Concrete edge failure

Frequently asked question: In a narrow and thin component the resistance for concrete edge failure does not increase with increasing edge distance c1. What is the reason for this illogical baviour? Answer: With edge distances c2,1 and c2,2 and a component thickness h...
Finite Element (FEM)

Finite Element (FEM)

FEM calculation: Under the provision that a valid design result is present, a profile was selected and at least one anchor is tension loaded, you can use this function to determine the required base plate thickness according to the Finite Element Method (FEM)....
DesignFiX – 3D Anchor Design

DesignFiX – 3D Anchor Design

3D Anchor Design The 3D-Model shows your application including concrete component (base material), attachment, anchor layout, profile and loads. Based on this information a design is carried out for the selected anchor in real time at any change of the entered data...
Basis of the design

Basis of the design

Design method according to ETAG 001 + TR 029 The anchor design in DesignFiX is based on the European Technical Guideline published by the EOTA (European Organisation for Technical Approvals: Guideline for European Technical Approval of Metal Anchors for Use in...
Product filter

Product filter

Proper filtering in DesignFiX: With this function Products you can temporarily filter individual manufacturers or specific product groups. These settings are not permanent and apply only to the current session in DesignFiX (see Permanent settings). This option helps...
DesignFiX – LiveUpdate

DesignFiX – LiveUpdate

To simplify the software update DesignFiX serves a complimentary Internet LiveUpdate. After the start of DesignFiX the program automatically looks in the background after a program update. During this search phase you can continue working with DesignFiX. If DesignFiX...
Corporate Identity Design

Corporate Identity Design

We create your professional corporate identity design for DesignFiX. Graphic designers implement your company logo in DesignFiX. The skinning of DesignFiX is very variable and can be adjusted to your needs. Impress your customers with DesignFiX. DesignFiX - Anchor...
DesignFiX – Status bar

DesignFiX – Status bar

DesignFiX – Status bar The status bar in DesignFiX provides you with important information about the result of the calculation and always refers to the currently selected product. Depending on the content of the window, the status bar can be multiline. The...