PROFIS DF Diaphragm

Design quality steel deck fastening systems – in less time

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Choose and calculate fastenings for roof and floor decking

Hilti PROFIS DF Diaphragm software is designed to help select the optimum Hilti fastening solutions for your decking project.

Just input data - including the design method, relevant loads, deck type, support construction – and Hilti PROFIS DF Diaphragm will calculate the fasteners and systems for your project.

Improve Accuracy

Help ensure your designs are model code compliant and meet the highest safety standards. Our structural steel roof and floor decking diaphragm and uplift calculations are based on verified fastener capacities.

Increase Productivity

Complete calculations, choose a solution, generate a fastener estimation and a submittal for each scenario in one simple application for increased efficiency. 

Increase Profitability

Reducing installation time and inspection errors increases your bottom line. Our powder-actuated structural fasteners replace cumbersome, time-consuming welds for faster and more accurate fastening.


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Comprehensive Calculations

Quickly calculate steel roof and floor decking diaphragm and uplift with a user-friendly interface and self-guided parameter specification tool. 

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Weld to Fastener Conversion

Easily convert an existing weld design to a Hilti mechanical fastener design. 

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Product Recommendation

Select appropriate Hilti screws or powder actuated fasteners with confidence from a product recommendation list based on calculated scenarios.

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Design Reporting

Easily generate a design report, including code-compliant deck system calculations, approvals and an item list.  

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Approval Library

Instantly access product approvals from a robust approvals library for comprehensive design and project documentation.

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Submittal Generation

Quickly and easily generate comprehensive submittals to send for review. A built-in fastener estimation tool allows you to  easily estimate the number of fasteners for your project.

Technical Data

Supported operating system Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
CPU Requirements Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
Minimum required disc space 200 MB
Memory (RAM) requirements 500 MB
Graphics card requirement DirectX9 compatible graphics adapter with 64 MB RAM
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Specialized technical advice

Expert Hilti engineers are ready to support design professionals and contractors with technical advice and support on a wide range of topics.

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Software Overview

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Structural Engineering

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