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DEWALT® Announces New Structural Design Software: DEWALT Design Assist

Press Release   •   Apr 02, 2018 13:11 EDT

TOWSON, MD (April 2, 2018) – DEWALT Design Assist is a new structural design software program that streamlines, automates, and optimizes DEWALT anchoring products in accordance with the latest national and international building codes. The free software revolutionizes anchor design with innovative customization tools for both connections and anchor properties. DEWALT Design Assist offers several new features and tools to optimize the design process for a variety of applications.

The DEWALT Engineered by Powers line of concrete anchors and fasteners was launched in 2016 as a transition from the Powers Fasteners brand. Since the launch, the line has continued to expand with many new fastening products and new code approvals. Coupled with world-class power tool and hand tool installation systems from DEWALT, the DEWALT Engineered by Powers products are a top choice for both with the professional contractor and the design engineer with complete system solutions.

Features of DEWALT Design Assist include the complete customization of both base plate shape and anchor pattern, a post-installed rebar design module with multiple configuration options for rebar connections, a module for newly designed anchorage to concrete over metal deck, a module for base-mounted equipment to design anchors for both wind and seismic forces, anchor property customization to calculate capacities for any anchor or configuration, and dual-anchor detailing to design a connection once and output two different anchor solutions. DEWALT Design Assist is available now at



DEWALT is obsessed with how users work in the real world and is relentlessly pursuing total jobsite solutions. By incorporating its latest technology and industry innovations, DEWALT is leading the charge for the jobsite of the future. DEWALT products. GUARANTEED TOUGH®. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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