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Wash (59)

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

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Wash (59)

Wash (59)

Use the Wash (59) component to model typical washes along with their typical reinforcement.

Use for

Before you start

Create slabs using the Create concrete beam command or with a slabplate that represents a concrete structure

In Tekla Structures, a slab is created by picking three or more points.

Slab may be part of a floor, for example.



You cannot use the Wash (59) component in slabs that are created as a polygon plates, such as slabs created with Create concrete slab command.

Defining properties

Use the following tabs in the Wash (59) dialog box to define the properties of the objects that this component creates:



See also


Method of wash, configuration of the elevation/thickness and size of wash, recess depth, mesh to be created in the wash.



Thickness of wash at each point selected while defining the exterior and interior boundary.



The required mesh and concrete attributes.


Picking order

  1. Select the slab objects. If the slabs are created with a component, activate the Select objects in components switch before selecting slabs.

  2. Click middle mouse button.

  3. Pick points counterclockwise to indicate external boundary (points 1 to 4 in the picture above).

  4. Click middle mouse button outside the external boundary.

  5. Pick points clockwise to indicate internal boundary (points 5 to 8 in the picture above).

  6. Click middle mouse button somewhere along the internal boundary.

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