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Box column base plate (1066)

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

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Box column base plate (1066)

Box column base plate (1066)

Box column base plate (1066) creates a base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

for a square or a circular column that is embedded in concrete.

Objects created

  • Base 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.

  • Ribs

  • Flow holes

  • Bolts

  • Welds

Use for

Situation Description

Base plate with a square column

Base plate with a square column

Base plate with a circular column

Base plate with a circular column

Before you start

Create a column.

Selection order

  1. Select 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.


  2. Pick a position.

    The detail is created automatically.

Part identification key




Base plate



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