Squeezed tube bolted (102)

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Squeezed tube bolted (102)

Squeezed tube bolted (102)

Squeezed tube bolted (102) creates a squeezed part between the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

and a tubular profile. The main part must be an I or H profile. The squeezed part can either be a tube that is squeezed at one end and then welded to a 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.

, or a contour platepart whose outline form the user defines by picking three or more points

The user can define the shape of the contour plate parallel to the work plane. The profile in use defines the thickness. The corners of the contour plate can be chamfered.


Objects created

  • Squeezed tube, or reducing contour plate

  • Stiffeners

  • Bolts

  • Welds

Use for



A tubular profile is welded to a bracing which is bolted to a gusset plate. The gusset plate is welded to the main part.

A simplified tensioner profile.

Selection order

  1. Select the main part (I or H profile).

  2. Select the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

    (1) Secondary part can be an assembly secondary part or a cast unit secondary part.

    (2) input part that the user selects after selecting the component main part when creating a component

    (2) A component can have none, one or more component secondary parts.

    (tubular profile).

    The squeezed part is created automatically.

Part identification key




Main part (I profile)


Tubular profile

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