Aug 12
2018

New updates!!

Sign in to see the latest updates. There has been various bug fixes and an all new stress distribution plot window with the addition of a legend bar…

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Sep 23
2017

New features added!!

The bolted connection design tool now calculates the bolt geometry given the type of joint and fastener used so you don’t have to. The minimum thread engagement also appears in the results section along with the Goodman predicted fatigue factor of safety based on applied load cycles from 0 to maximum load for materials exhibiting […]

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Jan 17
2017

Quick Start Guide Published

We have created a quick start guide to get you up and running with the bolted connection design software. Please click the link below:- Quick start guide

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Sep 05
2016

Bolted Joint Design Example

This case study investigates how to use the Bolted Connection Designer (BCD) tool to analyse a pre-loaded 6 bolt connection in uniaxial bending. In order to use the free BCD you will need to register with the Digitool site. After registration you will be redirected to the Digitool homepage and you will be able to launch the BCD from the Digitools menu. […]

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Jun 15
2016

Digitool website launch

Welcome to the Digitool website. This site is still very much in it’s infancy, however the bolt design calculator is fully functional. It is currently undergoing extensive testing and benchmarking against industry standard finite element analysis (FEA) software. The results of this testing will be published to the website. Currently we cannot offer any warranty […]

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