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Kingspan Eaves Brace (16) - Parameters tab


Software version: 2017i

Last updated August 27, 2019 by Trimble Solutions UK tekla.support.uk@trimble.com

Software version: 
2017i
Environment: 
Not environment-specific

Kingspan Eaves Brace (16) - Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab in the Kingspan Eaves Brace Properties panel to control how the connecting members are defined within Tekla Structures.

Tekla Structures properties Parameters tab for Kingspan Eaves Brace (16)

Option Description Default Other
Grade This is the material grade that will be used for all the parts in this macro. The default setting is S390.  
Part Pos Prefix This specifies the prefix for the Part Pos Num that will be used for the ties. The default setting is MB.  
Part Pos Start Number This specifies the start number for the Part Pos Num that will be used for the ties. The default setting is 1.  
Assembly Prefix This specifies the prefix for the Assembly Pos Num that will be used for the ties. The default setting is CR.  
Assembly Start Number This specifies the start number for the Assembly Pos Num that will be used for the ties The default setting is 1.  
Group This sets the class that all parts will be included in. The default setting is 99.  
Purlin Cleat Rotation
(Left, Right)
This controls the direction of the cleat attached to the purlin. If this is set to Left then looking to the eaves beam from the purlin, the cleat will be orientated so that it faces to the left. The Right option similarly causes the cleat to face to the right. The default is set to Left.
Purlin cleat rotation to the left for Cold Rolled steel systems
Left

Purlin cleat rotation to the right for Cold Rolled steel systems
Right
Purlin Cleat Position
(Middle, Bottom)
This defines whether the purlin cleat attaches to the middle or edge holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

on the purlin.
The default is set to Middle.  
Eaves Beam Strut Cleat
(Vertical - NB1, Horizontal - NB2)
This changes the eaves strut configuration to be used. The default is set to Vertical - NB1.  
Strut Orientation
(In, Out)
This specifies the direction the strut faces. The default is set to In.
Face strut to the left for Cold Rolled steel systems
Out
Face strut to the right for Cold Rolled steel systems
In
Eaves Beam Cleat Rotation
(Left, Right)
This controls the direction of the cleat on the eaves beam when using Vertical - NB1 cleat. The default is set to Left.  
Offset This offsets the position of the restraint from the standard location along the member length by the entered distance. The default setting is 0.  

See also

Kingspan cold rolled - Important information
Kingspan Eaves Brace (16)

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