REBAR Detailing Software Comparisons

RGS REBAR vs CADS RC Sl.No Features Draw Single Bar 1.1 Using manual entry option 1.1.1 - Individual shape validations 1.2 Using Automatic Shape recognition Technology 1.3 Convert Autocad entity Polyline into Rebar 1.4 Place callout 1.5 - Place varying bar table 1.6 Place Label Draw Alternate Bar Draw Multi Bar Draw Varying Bar 4.1 - Grouping of varying bar length based on capacity of Cutting machine. 4.2 - Combine varying set 4.3 - Can detail bars with both legs varying Draw Straight single Range - Range is a feature where Automatic calulation for Rebar quantity over a specific distance, for a given spacing. 5.1 - Single Bar 5.2 - Alternate Bars 5.3 - Multi bar Multispacing Draw Straight Multi Range 6.1 - Single Bar 6.2 - Alternate Bars 6.3 - Multi bar Multispacing 6.4 - Show off set dimensions of range 6.5 - Show Bars in all range 6.6 - Connector layer Draw Circumferential single Range 7.1 - Single Bar 7.2 - Alternate Bars 7.3 - Multi bar Multispacing Place Range Dimension Sloped Range Quantity Rounding feature in Draw Range Cover Settings in Draw Range Modify Bars 12.1 - Delete Bars 12.2 - Delete FORMWORKS 12.3 - Automatic cutting of Bars at openings 12.4 - Interchange Bar & View 12.5 - Group edit of varying bars 12.6 - Single bar editing of varying bars 12.7 - Edting bar marks 12.8 - Missing bar marks listed while editing bar marks Modify Range 13.1 - Split Range 13.2 - Combine Range 13.3 - Convert Range 13.4 - Add range as Multi Range 13.5 - Remove range from Multi Range 13.6 - Add Bars to Range 13.7 - Remove bars from Range 13.8 - Show ranges 13.9 - Hide ranges 13.10 - Show Bar pointer location 13.11 - Hide Bar Pointer location Add View 14.1 - Add Bar View RGS REBAR CADS RC

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20. drop panels etc.Elevation 14.7 .3 . of bars in a set can be multiples of given value.1 .Rebar Spread .13 .1.Pline to bar 20.can detail rebar that are spread over an area such as slab & wall.Leg details .Profile 14.4 .Add Range View 14.Insert Libaries Match Properties 22.Layer / Face 22. 22.17 .3 .Combine varying set 20.3 .1 .4 .3.18 .1.6 .2 .5 . 20.Controls quality Auto detailer 20.Bar Location 22.Spread bar as view Draw Donut Draw leader Place Varying Bar mark Table Place element Mark .Remarks 22. no.15 .Qty 22.3.Right 14.5 .1.Extend bars slightly outsie the concrete for grouping similar Bar Length 20.Left 14.Create Libaries 21.Drawing No.3 .6 .2 .2 .Bend Shape 22.Benefits .Spacing 22.1.com X Page 2 of 5 .1 .8 . with complications such as Varying edges.Bar Defaults 22. 20.Effective customization of Bend type setting files Details Libary 21.2 .Rev. openings.11 .whenever element mark is added or deleted.Benefits .14 .9 .3 . of places .4 Places 22.Auto detailer customization 20.Grade / Alpha Code / Grade notation / Coating / End preparation 22.2 .Benefits . specific splicing locations.10 .3.Bid Item 22.rgsrebar.Bar size 22. Place Elevation .REBAR Detailing Software Comparisons RGS REBAR vs CADS RC Sl.Section 14. No.Max.3.16 .3.Validates the no.Bar Mark 22.Multiple spacing 22.Plan 14.No Features 14.1. slab folds.5 .1.Grouping of varying bar length based on capacity of Cutting machine.each and individual leg lengths with option to add or subtract Transpose Bend shape Swap bar marks Change Bar view Change Alpha Code Change Element Mark Find Callout X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X RGS REBAR CADS RC 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 www. 22.12 .1 .1 .Pour/Area 22.Element Mark 22.2 .

with different views Special Bend Editor .3 . Check and automatically repair database Tick & Tag Special Bend Creation Special Bend Creation with all repective View .Benefits .3 . validity of Bar mark 5.Benefits .Auto Elevation Update Simplified placment drawing Sheets creating using Automatic scaling feature in Flexiviewport option .4 . Bend Shape validations and automatic Cut length formula's etc. 2.Create Scale Area 44.Align callouts based on line Redraw Entities Reassign Bar Marks Clash Detection Audit Drawing Checking can be made against the drawing Automatically and errors notifed 1.Align callouts based on x-axis 30.1.3 .Align callouts based on y-axis 30. Paper space based drawing preparation 2.Controlling bar lengths based on Industry standards 43.Synchornised Bar.rgsrebar.1 . Callout without bars. callout placed away from the bar. Check maximum length.Copy Scale Area RGS REBAR CADS RC 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 X 43 X X 44 www.Align callouts based on rotated 30.com Page 3 of 5 .Bar Properties standardization 43.REBAR Detailing Software Comparisons RGS REBAR vs CADS RC Sl.4 .2 .No 29 Features Rotate Callout Align Callouts 30. min.1 . Synchornised view ports between paper space and model space 3. 44.to set cutlength formula's + Length Validation + Leg Validation Copy / paste Mirror Arrary Stretch Automatic revision cloud Quality Features 43. Scale can be changed any number of times and all scalable rebar objects are resized automaticallyto suit the current selected scale.2 . 43.Resize Scale Area 44.5 . 3.Easy to create any bend shape that is not listed in Codes. view and callout 43. quantity or Bar mark.1 . leg length validations.Detailing code compliance for hook lengths.2 . Views without bars 4. Bars without callout.

Preempts placing issues .1. therefore Eliminates a dependency on Site Engineer Automatic Cut length Calculation Bar Bending Schedule 47. Quantity is validated .3 .Grade wise 54.using bar selection 50.2 .using bar selection 50. opening details etc.3 .1.3.Off Place Bend shapes Individual Bar Status Drawing weight report 54.2.Export to Spread Sheet 48.using filters option 50.because the exact splice location.Placing drawing .1 .For selected callouts only using manual selection 54. Guides placer for placing.com Page 4 of 5 .2 .using control code 50.using Element marks Take-off Color 51.Place List for Control Codes 48.Update List .1 .rgsrebar.Cad Standards 56.Bar Mark settings 56.4 .Update BBS .using filters option 50.Bar size 54.5 .3 .1. 3. 2.5 .Auto update of List for List placed in drawing Optimization . There by accounting for all bar details.For selected callouts only using filter Bar Entry manually for each and every bar Customized job settings 56.Export to Spread Sheet 47.Presentation Settings 56.1 .Benefits Controls steel wastage 50.1 .2 .On 51.2.Place List in drawings 48. Quality is enhanced .Place BBS for Varying Bars 47.REBAR Detailing Software Comparisons RGS REBAR vs CADS RC Sl.Place List for Varying Bars 48.3 .4 .1 .2 .2 .Place BBS for Control Codes 47.because visual checking is possible as the drawings are fully blown and can be checked for Structural drawing compliance.4 . are shown on detailed placing drawings.2 .1 .1 .Untake-off 50.1 .2 .4 .Preview the wastages .No Features BBS preparation is generated automatically once the Placing drawings are done.5 .2.Length of the bar RGS REBAR CADS RC 45 46 47 48 X X X X X X X 49 50 X X X X 51 52 53 X 54 55 www.Bar Take-off 50.1.3.Element mark wise 54.3 .3 .2.Bar size 56.3 .using control code 50.1 .Auto update of BBS for BBS placed in drawing Placing List 48.preparation has the following advantages: 1.because the Placing drawing is nothing but an actual bar placing stimulated on a 2 D drawing to scale. Benefits . 4.using Element marks 50.2 .Place BBS in drawings 47.2 .

Manual Bar Marking 56.3.Customization of Report formats for BBS & Placing list Title Block Customization RGS REBAR CADS RC X 56 X X X X X X 57 www.10 .9 .rgsrebar.6 .No Features 56.Customization of label format 56.3.com Page 5 of 5 .Coating 56.3.3.3.3.Grade 56.7 .13 .4 .3. 56.8 .12 .Customization of callout format 56.Edit bar Marks.14 .Assign Straight Bar Marks 56.6 .3.3.Alpha Code 56.3.4 .REBAR Detailing Software Comparisons RGS REBAR vs CADS RC Sl.3.Shape of the bar 56.Element mark 56.3.5 .11 .Customization for Varying Bar Marks 56.End preparation 56.Retain Bar Marks 56.Starting Bar Mark Definition 56.5 .3 .

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