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MultiREBAR ...unlocks the Power of AutoCAD for RC Detailing and Scheduling

These video demonstrations give you a comprehensive overview of MultiREBAR and illustrate why it is the leading AutoCAD Application for RC Detailing and Scheduling.

This kind of video delivery with full audio commentary is also used in our MultiREBAR Video Tutor, which is a comprehensive video training course and will guide through all the features in an easy and clear way.

The current version of the software supports the latest release of BS 8666:2005. The demonstrations were recorded with BS 8666:2000.

The demonstrations last 60 minutes in total, but to gain a quick overview of each video just use the player's slider to advance and rewind the demonstration. The length of each video is shown.

The videos use the Adobe Flash Player and this should be available on your system by default, but if not please install by clicking here.


MultiREBAR Demonstration Videos

(Just click the heading for each section)

1.1 Introduction and Overview (7:00)

>Selecting your detailing standard and working space method
>MultiSUITE Drawing Setup
>Creating Concrete Outlines for a Simple Pad Base
>Annotation Features

>Using the Draw Bar Dialog
>Placing Bars in concrete outlines
>Drawing links

>Using Next View to range bars from section to plan view
>Adding Reference Marks
>Drawing bars in section

>Changing range lengths
>Editing with AutoCAD commands
>Creating Scale Areas
>Using Bar Calculators feature

>MultiDRAFT Grid Setout
>Using Block Libraries
>Structural Annotation Tools
>Special Linetypes etc.

>Beam Outlines using Outline Tools
>Setting Up snap points and Cover Offsets, Lap Points and Curtailment Points
>Defining a Member
>Setting up first Schedule
>Drawing first bar

>Drawing lapping bars
>Using quantity calculators
>Recalling previous bars
>Using AutoCAD to copy bars
>Using Audit command to Update Schedule

>Using cross section command
>Annotating Cross Section
>Adding the Member to the Concrete Member Library

2.4 Editing the Beam (5:50)

>Using Stretch Member Command
>Updating Bar Marks
>Using the Curtailment and Embedment/Anchorage Calculators
>Changing a Shape Code
>Using Copy/Paste on a complete member

>Ranging Bars
>Multiple Ranges
>Drawing Edge Bars
>Using Next View
>Annotation Tools

>Drawing Bars from dimensions
>Using Bar Lines where true views are not required
>Converting AutoCAD Lines into Bars
>Editing Bar Spacings
>Using the Audit command to check compliance
>Error trapping

4.2 Defining and Using a Shape Code 99 Bar (2:50)

>Converting a dimensioned shape into a SC 99 bar to add to Library
>Using the Library

4.3 Drawing Varying Bars (2:00)

>Working with Varying Boundaries
>Scheduling aspects of varying bars

5.1 Using MultiSCALE (3:00)

>Defining scale areas
>Transferring scale areas into the Layout

6.1 Schedule Summaries and Editing (2:30)

>More about Schedules
>Creating Summaries
>Editing Schedule headers etc.

>Stand alone and Network installations

>Some typical MultiREBAR Projects

9.1 Some MultiREBAR Users (0:30)


MultiSUITE Software released their AutoCAD 2009 version of MultiREBAR in April 2008.


If you don't have access to full AutoCAD licences, our product called MultiREBAR CAD is available and comes complete with AutoCAD OEM technology built in.


The MultiSUITE is used in 52 different countries and supports many different detailing standards.

Each International Standard has its own toolbar set.


MultiREBAR's clear and intuitive interface


User defined bar shapes can be
created in minutes, and once in the Library will always be available.


Reinforcement quantities can be
generated at any stage, and exported to many formats including Excel, SDI SteelPAC, ASA, Arma Plus etc..



MultiREBAR supports Release Codes so that reinforcement for projects can be released for phased construction if required.


For further information on the MultiSUITE please also see the corporate site

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