Duct Inner Bent Plate

Last updated November 20, 2017 by Developer TIN Structures.developer.in@trimble.com

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Duct Inner Bent Plate

This tool will create a bent plate(1) part that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

(1) Bent plates can include conical or cylindrical sections.

(1) Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

(2) component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

/angle profile at the junction of two wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

plates of Duct/Bin.

How to Locate

Installers are available at Duct and Plate Work
After installation, the ‘Duct Inner Bent Plate’ plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API

Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.

Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.

is available in the component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

group 'Duct and Plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.



On double click you will get the Duct Inner Bent Plate dialog box in which you can edit the various fields including types, plate made up, offsets, materials etc.
To use this tool, click the icon in the component cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

& then select the Duct part   keeping ‘Select component’ selection switchswitch used for controlling which object types can be selected

on. Else you can select the Individual plates of the duct keeping ‘Select objects in component’ switch on.
Options is provided to input the bottom Top and Bottom offset for bent plate from the edges of the Duct/Bin.
You can opt either bent plate or angle. You can also select the standard angle profile from the library or define the custom dimension for the bent plate.
Option to define the corner set backs is also available.
From below option, if you choose “Add to Main”, inner bent plates / angles are added to duct part / selected plates to form as one assembly. If you choose “Loose Assy”, it keeps all the inner bent plates / angles as loose parts.
Under the parts tab, you can control the Profile, material, name finish & classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

of angle or bent plate.

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