BW Non-Continuous Rail (134)

Software version: 2017

Last updated October 3, 2018 by Trimble Solutions UK

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BW Non-Continuous Rail (134)

The BW Industries' Non-Continuous Rail system joint is normally used when the specified column face to cladding distance is less than that possible for the standard purlin/rail joint. The joint can handle flush or recessed sheeting lines. A non-standard cleat, (either angle or tee), is welded to the column, and bolted to the rail using holes along the standard gauge lines.

Before and after

Tekla Structures model before adding BW Industries Non-Continuous Rail (134) connection Tekla Structures model after adding BW Industries Non-Continuous Rail (134) connection


  • Any modification of the selected parts will cause this joint to be updated.
  • If specific values are entered under the Bolts tab, thus overriding the default bolt positions then non standard parts may be created.

Selection order example

  1. Column
  2. Rail

The order to select Tekla Structures model when adding BW Industries Non-Continuous Rail (134)

See also

BW cold rolled - Important information
BW Non-Continuous Rail (134) - Parts tab
BW Non-Continuous Rail (134) - Parameters tab
BW Non-Continuous Rail (134) - Bolts tab

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