Forte Software

By: Ilevel By Weyerhaeuser (hudson Bay Osb 2000)  09-12-2011
Keywords: Load Calculations

Introducing the Next Generation of Single Member Sizing Software

For decades, architects, engineers, and dealers have relied on Weyerhaeuser to provide single member sizing software for specifying and designing structural products.

Whether you're sizing joist, beams, posts, or studs, Forte software performs load calculations and identifies solutions for the conditions and geometry you input. Size for a specific spacing, member depth, or just the best economical fit.

Forte users will appreciate:

  • Predict floor performance with Weyerhaeuser's proprietary TJ-Pro Rating system.
  • Design horizontal and vertical members in one job file.
  • A flexible Job Tree for organizing your member calculations.
  • More efficient load input - no more base loads and special loading!
  • Graphical illustrations for easy identification and input of member types.
  • Forte software is fully compatible with all Microsoft supported operating systems.

What's new in Forte version 3.0?

  • Materials Manager with Pricing
  • Link and Transfer Support Reactions
  • Roof Loading Assistant for Wall Headers
  • Reinforced Cantilevers
  • Save Job Summary as MS Word document for adding custom notes
  • Column Caps (as a support type for beams, not column cap design)
  • Metric Input and Output
  • 4x Dimesion Lumber
  • Microllam® LVL 2.0E
  • Parallam® PSL 2.2E

Keywords: Load Calculations

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