Kingspan Apex Ties (9)

Software version: 2017

Last updated October 9, 2018 by Trimble Solutions UK

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Kingspan Apex Ties (9)

The Kingspan Apex Ties 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 various types of ties between the two Multibeams at an apex.

Before and after

Tekla Structures model before adding Kingspan Apex Ties (9) Tekla Structures model after adding Kingspan Apex Ties (9)


  • Any modification of the selected parts will cause this macro to be updated.
  • Selected purlins must be facing each other.
  • Selected purlins must have the same section depth.
  • Both purlin sections must be parallel.
  • Roof slopes must have the same pitch.

Selection order example

When selecting a position ensure Snap to nearest points (points on line) Snap to nearest points (points on line) button is turned on.

  1. Purlin
  2. Purlin
  3. Pick a position along a purlin

The order to select Tekla Structures model when adding Kingspan Apex Ties (9)

See also

Kingspan cold rolled - Important information
Kingspan Apex Ties (9) - Parts tab
Kingspan Apex Ties (9) - Parameters tab

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