Define a clash check clearance area for bolts
To check if bolts collide with profiles and if there is enough space to fix the bolt, you can define a clash check clearanceset space between objects
In bolted connections, clearance is required for entering and tightening the bolts with an impact wrench. In addition to this, there may be a clearance for a fillet.
In welded connections, clearances are required in order to allow a welder to lay a correct weld.
Reinforcing bar clearance defines the minimum clearance or the allowed overlap for reinforcing bars when they are checked against other objects.
area for bolts.
- On the File menu, click Settings > Options .
- In the Options dialog box, go to the Clash check settings.
- Modify the bolt clearance values.
If the boxes are empty, Tekla Structures uses the default value 1.00.
d is the larger value of the bolt head or nut diameters
Clash check clearance area
- Ensure that you have selected the check box in front of each box.
If you clear the check boxes, the clearance will be zero.
- Click Apply or OK.
If Tekla Structures cannot find the bolt head or nut diameter in the bolt catalogcatalog that displays predefined objects that can be used in a bolt assembly catalog
Predefined objects in the bolt catalog are bolt elements, for example, bolts of different sizes and lengths, washers, and nuts.
, it uses the shank diameter instead.