Accelerate the detailing process with the world's most versatile design detailing software for cold formed steel construction

FRAMECAD Detailer is a powerful CAD-based detailing software that saves time and money in wall, truss and joist design for cold formed steel construction. FRAMECAD Detailer turns your structural drawings into reality, providing unbeatable accuracy in the construction process.

FRAMECAD Detailer converts design information into detailed framing plans with 3D model viewing capabilities. The software enables users to quickly transfer design information from architectural designs into framing layouts, then into production. This ensures a high level of accuracy.

Using our simple plug-in (FRAMECAD Revlink) allows seamless building design exchange between Revit and FRAMECAD Detailer.  This maximizes efficiency ensuring you save time and money in the design, manufacturing and construction processes.


  • Menu and toolbar customization
  • Command line and shortcut keys
  • Design checker - checks for overlapping frames, sticks and panel size
  • Auto wall script for automated framing
  • Command tips for better usability and shortcut training
  • VRML ground and objects for 3D object creation and viewing
  • Frame break tool to break frames into smaller lengths
  • Multiple machine configurations allowed per plan
  • Roof truss block input
  • Roof plane block input
  • Detailing for walls, trusses, and web joists
  • DXF/DWG import and export
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Portuguese and Russian
  • Imperial and metric options
  • Seamless integration to Revit available with FRAMECAD Revlink plug-in
  • Export reports to Microsoft Excel
  • Integrated with BIM software - TEKLA, SAP2000, Strucsoft MWF, Solidworks, FRAMECAD Structure, FRAMECAD Factory 2
*We recommend running our FRAMECAD software on systems running a minimum of Microsoft Windows 10. If you have any concerns please contact a FRAMECAD Representative

Increase efficiency and accuracy with the world’s most versatile design detailing software for Cold Formed Steel

FRAMECAD Detailer is so versatile that if you can imagine it you can detail it in CFS. It enables you to detail a design and ensure that the design is both easy to manufacture and construct.
As an integral part of the world’s most compliant CFS manufacturing system, FRAMECAD Detailer enables you to automatically transfer design information from architectural detail into framing layout and then onto production saving valuable time in the design and manufacturing process.

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  • Mid-Rise Residential & Commercial

    CFS construction allows developers to meet tight timelines without compromising on quality and allows fast construction of Mid-Rise buildings including; apartments, commercial office buildings, hotels, aged care facilities and more.

  • Prefabricated Construction

    The highly accurate and accelerated production of the FRAMECAD system means that walls, trusses and joists can be prefabricated off site at rapid speed. The streamlined FRAMECAD roll forming equipment takes up minimal space and allows for easy assembly.

  • Residential

    Residential housing takes many architectural forms. The versatility of Cold Formed Steel makes it ideal for construction of simple and challenging designs

  • Modular Construction

    Modular construction refers to taking factory-produced pre-engineered building units and delivering them to site. They’re then assembled as large elements of a building, the light weight nature of CFS makes modular units to be transported and installed on site in a fast and cost-saving manner.


  • Douglass Colony showcases speed of FRAMECAD system with 90-unit Sagebrush Apartments

    Geared to attract local residents, Sagebrush is a 90-unit building nestled in the foothills of East Gros Ventre Butte and overlooking Flat Creek. Perfectly situated near downtown Jackson, Sagebrush aims to be one of the most popular complexes in the area — and a project Douglass Colony was proud to work on.

  • FrameTech CFS manufacturing facility

    When FrameTech Systems outgrew their existing manufacturing facility, they knew it was time for a bigger, more flexible space. As experts in cold formed steel (CFS) construction, they also knew exactly which method they would use to bring that space to life. So how did their award-winning CFS facility come to fruition?

  • SBS Apartments and Townhouses

    Having made the switch to FRAMECAD’s automated construction system in April 2016, prefabricated steel framing experts SBS Group have used their FRAMECAD system to make significant savings for their customers whilst delivering an accelerated construction process.

  • Langdon Apartments By SBS Group

    SBS Group are continuously working to deliver exceptional results for their customers in a fast and effective manner. The Langdon Apartments are another great example of their dedication to providing accurate, high quality Cold Formed Steel solutions.


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