Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59)

Software version: 2017

Last updated September 27, 2018 by Trimble Solutions UK

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Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59)

The Albion Cladding Joint Rail macrosaved series of actions that includes instructions for a program

Macros are located in the applications and components catalog. They are recorded or created manually and stored as .cs file in a folder defined with the advanced option XS_MACRO_DIRECTORY.

Macros can, for example, be used for creating drawings or reports.

Macros are sometimes used to run an application.

can be used to define an arrangement of cladding joint rails between the rails of a bay.

Before and after

Tekla Structures model before adding Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59) Tekla Structures model after adding Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59)


  • Any modification of the selected parts will cause this macro to be updated.
  • Most of the data required for this macro is fixed by Albion and stored in a series of data files supplied with Tekla Structures. Where standard data is not applicable, then certain items can be modified through the Parameters tab of the properties panel, but it is also possible to tailor the data files to individual requirements. This would require assistance from Tekla Structures support.
  • Where this standard macro will not define all the supports required, e.g. around door or window openings, it may be necessary to use the Non-Standard Side Rail macro. It is possible to combine the two in one bay by selecting smaller groups for which the standard macro is suitable, and then using the Non-Standard Side Rail macro to define additional supports individually where required. 
  • Only one eaves beam may be selected for inclusion in the bay.
  • All rails in the bay must have the same section depth.
  • All rail lengths must be parallel.
  • Eaves beam must be parallel to rails and above the last rail.
  • The outside of the rails / eaves beams must align. 

Selection order example

  1. Column
  2. Column
  3. Rails
  4. Click middle mouse button

The order to select Tekla Structures model when adding Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59)

See also

Albion cold rolled - Important information
Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59) - Parts tab
Albion Cladding Joint Rail (59) - Parameters tab

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