Well, I'm not trying to blame anyone here. I know that the history of regional names of standard shapes is the reason for this. But today all steel in Europe has to be CE certified and you are not that free anymore to call things whatever you want. What I want is this to be organized more properly in BD just as it is in ProSteel, Staad and the SPC server.
The HEA 100 and HE100A notation is a problem since both are accepted, we are using HEA 100 in Sweden but it's often HE100A in Bentley software. Except from this it's quite simple. I would like to have a European.xml with this content. Pretty much covers all sections we use at least.
I-beam: IPE - Euronorm 19-57
I-beam: IPN - DIN 1025-1
Flange beams: HE - Euronorm 53-62
Channels: UPN - DIN 1026-1
Equal angles: L - EN 10056
Unequal angels: L - EN 10056
Hot Formed Rectangular Hollow Section: HFRHS - EN 10210
Hot Formed Square Hollow Section: HFSHS – EN 10210
Cold Formed Rectangular Hollow Section: CFRHS - EN 10219
Cold Formed Square Hollow Section: CFSHS – EN 10219
Hot Formed Circular Hollow Section HFCHS - EN 10210
Cold Formed Circular Hollow Section: CFCHS - EN 10219
If I get no response from Bentley here, and create this file my self. How would I do to map these names when exporting from BD to ISM?