Getting Started with Scaffcalc: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
Welcome to our guide on Scaffcalc, the innovative software that simplifies scaffolding design and calculation. If you're new to the tool or want to learn more about its features and capabilities, you've come to the right place. In this post, we'll take you through the basics of using Scaffcalc, step-by-step. From creating a new project to generating a material list and exporting your design, you'll learn everything you need to know to get started with Scaffcalc. Whether you're a scaffolding professional, contractor, or DIY enthusiast, this guide will help you use Scaffcalc to design safe and efficient scaffolding structures. So, let's dive in!
- Getting Started with Scaffcalc: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
- 1. Navigating Scaffcalc: Exploring the Platform
- 2. Scaffcalc's 3D-Design Tool: A Guide to Creating Facade Scaffolding Designs
- Choosing scaffolding type
- Step by step - Scaffcalc’s Stepper
- Navigating in the design tool
- Window Toolbar
- Create house shape
- 3. Designing Temporary Roof Systems with Scaffcalc's Form
- 4. Scaffcalc's Profile Customization: How to Personalize Your Experience
- 5. Get in Touch with Scaffcalc: How to Use the Contact Page to Connect with Our Team
1. Navigating Scaffcalc: Exploring the Platform
Welcome to Scaffcalc! on your left hand side, you’ll find our menu. In this you will find on different subpages, including the following:
We hope this helps! Now, let’s move on to the fun part: the design tool.
2. Scaffcalc's 3D-Design Tool: A Guide to Creating Facade Scaffolding Designs
You can find a more comprehensive guide on how to use the design tool
Choosing scaffolding type
When opening the Facade Calculation page, you will be prompted by this modal.
Pick your preferred scaffolding manufacturer, planking type and construction type.
These suppliers are currently available: Layher, Haki, Plus8, Solideq - Mostostal+, Solideq - Ramscaff and Plettac Metric.
Step by step - Scaffcalc’s Stepper
In your top left corner, you find the stepper which helps you navigate through all stages of your design. On the image here, you can see that we are on the starting page, “Blueprint”, in which you can upload a blueprint and scale it, or simply skip if you want to freestyle.
Navigating in the design tool
Use this container in the middle of the workspace to navigate back and forth through the stages of Scaffcalc.
This is your window toolbar. Use the different icons to toggle the visibility of grids, buildings, blueprint, measurements and the “snap-to”-feature.
You can also take snapshots that are automatically saved to your computer.
Ideas on what more you would like to see in this toolbar? Let us know!
Create house shape
When you forward to the next step using the navigation container, you will find step 2: House shape. Use the box tool to create the foundation. Click on the house shape and press the arrows to increase the height. A comprehensive video guide can be found
Click on the measurement to change it. Type your preferred height and press Enter.
You can create more house shape in the same design. See how
3. Designing Temporary Roof Systems with Scaffcalc's Form
- Explanation of the "New Temporary Roof System" menu item and its function
- Guide on how to fill out the form and submit it to Scaffcalc
- Description of Scaffcalc's process for calculating and designing Temporary Roof Systems
- Link to a separate blog post with a comprehensive guide on designing Temporary Roof Systems
4. Scaffcalc's Profile Customization: How to Personalize Your Experience
- Overview of the "Profile" menu item and its features
- Guide on how to make changes to your profile, including password and color changes
- Mention of upcoming features to be added to the "Profile" section
5. Get in Touch with Scaffcalc: How to Use the Contact Page to Connect with Our Team
- Explanation of the "Contact" menu item and its purpose
- Guide on how to use the form to send feature requests and other messages to Scaffcalc's team
- Description of how Scaffcalc's team handles and responds to messages
In conclusion, navigating through the Scaffcalc platform is easy and intuitive, with clearly labeled menu items and comprehensive guides available for each feature. Whether you're creating facade scaffolding designs using our 3D-design tool, submitting a form for a new temporary roof system, or simply updating your profile information, Scaffcalc makes the process simple and efficient. And if you have any questions or feedback, don't hesitate to reach out to us through our Contact page. We're committed to providing the best possible user experience and are always looking for ways to improve our platform.