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Our software automates the calculation of design loads and the checking of strength according to most international standards (ASCE, NESC, IEC, CENELEC, etc.). This has been possible because of Power Line Systems close involvement over the past 30 years with the organizations that developed these standards and the feedback from the electric companies that require their use.

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PLS-CADD

The standard edition of PLS-CADD is a line design program that includes all the terrain, sag-tension, loads, clearances Read More +and drafting functions necessary for the design of an entire power line. Also includes PLS-CADD/LITE and PLS-CADD/ULTRALITE, but not any of the other items listed. Compare Editions
$9,500
Optimum spotting option: enables automatic selection of structure locations and types for the least cost design of a line.
$4,000
SAPS finite element sag-tension option: provides a superior alternative to the built-in ruling span sag-tension.
$2,500
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PLS-CADD/LITE

Simplified edition of PLS-CADD for calculation of sags and tensions in a single span, thermal ratings and structure loading trees for a single Read More +structure. Included at no charge with the standard edition (compare editions). Includes PLS-CADD/ULTRALITE, but does not include the terrain modeling, material or drafting functions of the standard edition and is based on the ruling span concept. (PLS-CADD/LITE does not open or act as a viewer for PLS-CADD Standard edition models). Compare Editions
$2,000
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PLS-CADD/SURVEY

PLS-CADD/Survey is the Surveyor's edition of PLS-CADD that provides terrain modeling and drafting capabilities, but not structure spotting Read More +, loads, clearances, or sag-tension. Compare Editions
$2,000

 
 
 

PLS-CADD/ULTRALITE

PLS-CADD/Ultralite is a streamlined version of PLS-CADD for quick modeling of a single span of conductor or wire. It develops a Sag-Tension report as well Read More +as Stringing Charts for a user definable range of span lengths and stringing temperatures.
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TOWER

TOWER analyzes, designs and optimizes steel lattice towers for transmission and substation applications. The program performs design checks ofRead More + structures under user specified loads. $3,500
The separate EDF/RTE option for French design practices. $2,000
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PLS-POLE

PLS-POLE analyzes and designs structures with wood, laminated wood, steel, concrete or fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) poles, or modular aluminum Read More +masts. (Replaces our earlier CPOLE, CFRAME, SPOLE, SFRAME, WPOLE, WFRAME, and GMAST programs)
PLS-POLE/Bundle of WOOD, STEEL, CONCRETE, LW+MAST and FRP
$8,500
PLS-POLE/WOOD for analysis and design of wood poles $2,500
PLS-POLE/STEEL for analysis and design of steel poles $2,500
PLS-POLE/CONCRETE for analysis and design of concrete poles $2,000
PLS-POLE/LW+MAST for analysis and design of laminated wood poles and modular aluminum masts $2,000
PLS-POLE/FRP for analysis and design of Fiber Reinforced Polymer poles $2,000
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SAPS

Structural Analysis of Power and communication Systems is the analysis engine that powers our other software. It can be purchased for standalone Read More + use to solve exotic problems. SAPS can act as a plug-in to add finite element sag-tension to the standard edition of PLS-CADD. $2,500
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SAGSEC

SAGSEC performs finite element analysis of cables using a linear material conductor model. We have provided a table that compares Read More + PLS-CADD/Lite and SAGSEC to help determine which better suits your application. $2,500
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CAISSON

CAISSON is a Microsoft Windows program for the analysis and design of moment resisting reinforced concrete pier foundations and Read More + direct embedment depths for poles. Such piers are typically used as foundations for single tubular steel poles.  $600
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