Automate your
connection design with
any ProtaStructure model

Produce intelligent
steelwork drawings

Edit, refine and finalize
your project details

Deliver full design

Create shop detailing

First class support from
Prota’s experts


ProtaSteel allows structural engineers and detailers to perform automated steel connection design and produce high quality steel detail drawings in minutes.

Take models designed in ProtaStructure directly into ProtaSteel and save hours with automated design of a comprehensive range of bolted and welded steel connections of your choice.

Visualize and coordinate your models in 3D, add ancillary steelwork, and fully quantify and value engineer your projects.

Significantly reduce design and detailing time by automatically producing high quality engineering drawings for all steelwork and connection details. Increase your design teams productivity and business project profitability.

Save valuable project management time by coordinating your projects with other leading BIM platforms including Tekla Structures and Revit.

IntelliConnect for
Fully Automating
your Steel Connection

Prota introduces the revolutionary IntelliConnect for fully automated steel connection design with a click. IntelliConnect automatically assesses joints to your preferences, then batch creates and designs all your steel connections. Produce high quality calculations and detailing for all your steelwork with ProtaSteel 2019

Automate your Steel

Open ProtaStructure models directly in ProtaSteel to start your detailing process. Easily navigate the entire model in 3D or work with model components of your choice.

Connection Design

Choose and automatically design to your chosen code a broad range of bolted and welded connections.

Shortcut Fully
Connected Models

Create a constructible, fully connected models in minutes using our Powerful IntelliConnect design engine.

Document your

Provide comprehensive connection design reports to support your project submissions. See live connection design status and instantly update reports when changes occur.

Refine your model

Adjust elements, add ancillary steel work and create unique connections using intuitive commands to suit your project requirements.

Create Detailing

Automatically create your steel details including elevations, plans, sections and connections. Use flexible annotation to suit your drawing preferences.

Shop Detailing

Save hundreds of hours by automatically producing shop details and producing CNC data for all steelwork fabrication.


Plot directly from ProtaDetails or publish DWG drawing output directly to your preferred CAD system including AutoCAD, Microstation and Bricscsad.