Aleck Giles

Aleck was trained as a mechanical design engineer 30 years ago. Was M.I.E.D. Until 2010.  Spending around 10 years designing machinery; primarily for the steel and aluminium industries.  Moving to CAD manager; training and supporting around 200 users of AutoCAD, AutoCAD mechanical, Inventor and Solid Edge.  In 2012 moved to Graitec, focussing 100% on supporting Advance Steel users, training, sales demo’s and CAD consultancy.  Aleck has over 20 years experience in support, training and consultancy

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Advance Steel – Bolt Orientation

4 March 2024advance steelAleck Giles

Discover the significance of bolt orientation in Advance Steel. Learn how it impacts clash detection, assembly lists, and structural precision.

Graitec UK Build for Advance Steel

27 June 2023advance steelAleck Giles

Graitec's team has developed GUK Build - a new configuration of the Advance Steel PowerPack 2024 system to take advantage…

Improve the environmental credentials of your NC files.

4 May 2023advance steelAleck Giles

Advance Steel blog. Enhance your NC files' environmental impact with our solutions for improved sustainability and eco-friendly practices

What to do if your model file gets corrupted

23 March 2023advance steelAleck Giles

Advance Steel is a complex piece of advanced software. Like all advanced software you are inevitably going to get the…

Graitec UK Advance Steel Model Competition 2023

25 January 2023advance steelAleck Giles

We held our Graitec UK Advance Steel User Day on 17th January at Edgbaston Cricket ground in Birmingham. A good…

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