6 July 2023

FireRating-C 1.0 structural fire analysis

In order to proceed with the structural fire analysis of a garage built in the 70s it is necessary to carry out the structural fire design […]
8 February 2022

WoodJoint and NextFEM. The new timber joints plugin

In the NextFEM Designer there is now a new plugin developed in collaboration with APF Nexus to allow to export the geometry and stresses of the […]
13 January 2022

Designing the supports of a timber beam – WoodBeam to WoodJoint

In APF WoodBeam it is possible to evaluate the constraint reactions but also to verify the support compression. When this type of check is not enough, it is necessary to export the information from APF WoodBeam to APF WoodJoint and complete the design of the connection.
13 December 2021

What’s new in APF WoodBeam 5.2

What's new in APF WoodBeam 5.2; new cross section types, circular timber cross section and rectangular rounded cross section and new graphic options.
1 October 2021

Champoluc cableway and WoodJoint design

It’s an honor for us to publish a project made by one of our users. In fact, also by using our APF software WoodJoint, he has […]
26 August 2021


APF Nexus updates to .NET 5; the following instructions will guide you through the installation of the latest version.
5 February 2021

Custom database

A new APF Nexus function allows you to import customized database. You can call the most commonly used materials, for example screws, bolts, etc. Once you […]
15 January 2021

Mini-tutorial on how to update old license file

1) Please start the APF Nexus software whose license need to be updated. 2) Remove the previous license.lic file. A) If a valid license file is […]
23 November 2020

Design considerations for laterally loaded connections in APF WoodJoint

Design considerations for laterally loaded connections in APF WoodJoint, The formulae now used in the Eurocodes for metal dowel type fasteners.
27 March 2020

THE EUROCODES, european standards for structural design

What are they for and what is their field of application? With this program, a set of technical rules for the design of buildings is established for the first time.
13 September 2019


APF Nexus updates to .NET framework 4.7.2; the following instructions will guide you through the installation of the latest version..
5 April 2019

TIMBER AND BEAM DEFLECTION, according to Eurocode 5

How the software check for serviceability of the structure according to the technical standards in APF WoodBeam and APF WoodTruss.

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