2017 Table of Contents

Rebar end trimming

Added June 1, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Rebar end trimming

Rebar end trimming

Rebar end trimming adjusts the space between two reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.


Rebar end trimming is a part of Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools. Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools is a set of four components that help to model and manage

  • reinforcing bar couplers that connect two bars
  • end anchors that are devices at the unreserved end of the bar.

The following components are part of Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools :

In addition, you can manage the user-defined attributes (UDAs) of the Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools with the Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools: Update rebar attributes component.

Use for

Situation Description

Space between reinforcing bar ends.

Selection order

  1. Select the couplers you want to modify.
  2. Modify the properties.
  3. Click Apply to selected couplers.


  1. Modify the properties.
  2. Click Select rebars.
  3. Select the reinforcing bars whose ends are adjusted according to the value set for the gapany space between two objects

    The term gap is used in its general sense in Tekla Structures.


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