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Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31)


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 Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31)

The Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support 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 an arrangement of G140/150 or L145 channels between the rails of a bay. It can also provide the necessary connections between the top rail and an eaves beam, and diagonal ties as required.

Before and after

Tekla Structures model before adding Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31) Tekla Structures model after adding Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31)

Notes

  • Any modification of the selected parts will cause this macro to be updated.
  • Only one eaves beam may be selected for inclusion in the bay.
  • Eaves beam must be parallel to rails and above the last rail.
  • All rail lengths must be parallel
  • All rails apart from the eaves beam must be Multichannel sections
  • Rails can be ‘toes up’ or inverted
  • If using diagonal ties to a column, the rails must be connected to the columns using the Kingspan Horizontal cladding Sleeve (120).

Selection order example

  1. Column
  2. Column
  3. As many rails as required and an eaves beam (if required)
  4. Click middle mouse button

The order to select Tekla Structures model when adding Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31)

See also

Kingspan cold rolled - Important information
Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31) - Parts tab
Kingspan Standard Horizontal Cladding Support (31) - Parameters tab

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