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Smart-Railing provides accurate pricing and saves us a significant amount of time
calculating hardware sizes and quantities.
- Unex Systems, New Zealand
Smart-Railing forms part of the world leading Smart-Builder range of software. Smart-Railing
extends Smart-Builder's expertise in frameless glass design to metal railings; Smart-Builder
bring their trademark precision, ease-of-use and professional presentation to this
Smart-Railing is ideal for aluminium or stainless steel railings with glass, picket
or cable infills. It combines a straightforward and efficient design interface with
complete control over the smallest details of your configuration. Accurate parts
lists, cutting instructions and 3D drawings save you time, reduce errors and produce
consistently professional quotes. If you sell or install component railing systems
then Smart-Railing will be invaluable to your business.
Your expert designers are a great asset to your business: you want to make the most
of their time. Smart-Railing's intuitive interface and sophisticated calculation
engine take the tedium out of the design and quoting process, allowing your experts
to focus on satisfying your customers. Even better, novice users can get the hang
of Smart-Railing in no time — making more experts in your team.
Quoting is essential to a healthy business but it can be a time consuming exercise.
Firing back quick but inaccurate quotes is not the answer: quote too high and a
competitor gets the job; too low and you could well lose money. Smart-Railing solves
this by allowing you to design and cost a complete railing so quickly that there
is no excuse for not knowing the exact metal, glass and hardware costs expected.
As well as being fast, Smart-Railing's quotes also look clear and professional,
giving your tender the edge.
Smart-Railing provides full colour or outline rendered drawings of your railing
as you design it. This accurate drawing can be rotated, zoomed and panned to show
off the design any way you want. Seeing your railing in 3D helps you to evaluate
your design, and lets your customers visualise your proposal — a great selling
Have you ever had a customer call up and give the go ahead for a quote you can't
even find any more? Or maybe a customer wants a new railing in exactly the same
style and finish as the one you did last year - how do you know all the details
without going out and checking? Smart-Railing solves both problems by keeping a
complete record of all railings you design, and of the related quotes.
Smart-Builder are the experts in glass design software, but Smart-Railing is not
limited to glass. Cable and picket infills are supported, as well as all thicknesses
and colours of glass, allowing you to design railings across the spectrum. Smart-Railing
also supports a range of rails: top, bottom and mid-rails are all available, as
well as offset hand rails, and all can have their shape, size and placement customised.
Smart-Railing can handle a wide range of railing structures, from simple residential
balconies up to highly complex commercial architecture. Smart-Railing's powerful
layout engine allows railings to branch, with 3, 4 or even more branches coming
off a single junction. Smart-Railing also handles gap sections, allowing your designs
to include disconnected sections. Curved and facetted sections are no fuss, and
can be added at the touch of a button; Smart-Railing can even deal with handrails
continuing along walls, all using its simple drag-and-drop interface.
Smart-Railing supports a vast range of hardware components: from posts and pickets,
right down to end caps, vinyl and screws. Like all Smart-Builder products, Smart-Railing
is 100% hardware independent, and can be fully customised to use your preferred
range. What's more, Smart-Railing's design module allows you fine-grained control
over even the smallest details: override individual infills or junctions, to make
your railing fit even the fussiest specification.
Railings can be a key architectural element for your customers. Smart-Railing's
3D system lets you show them your proposal in 3D, from all angles and zoom lengths,
with animated gates and realistic colouring. You can even put the 3D image on your
quotes, to really set you apart from your competitors. Your customers' opinion of
your design will skyrocket, leading to more jobs, and more profit.
Smart-Railing can export your design as a DXF file or to one of a number of external systems
(including Lisec, A+W and Bitec). Taking you from design to manufacturing quickly and efficiently.
Smart-Railing's 3D drawings are outstanding and boost the visual presentation of
our quotations. Smart-Builder have been great to work with and we have consistently
experienced excellent service.
- Unex Systems, New Zealand
Smart-Railing's user interface is easy to use, step based and drag and drop enabled.
Each and every step has been thought of and follows the railing design life cycle.
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