Define drawing reinforcement and meshes

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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Define drawing reinforcement and meshes

Define drawing reinforcement and meshes

There are numerous ways of showing reinforcing bars and meshes in drawings. You can define automatic reinforcement and meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.

settings before you create the drawing, and adjust the settings in an open drawing. In addition to modifying the properties available in the properties dialog box, you can also modify the bending schedules, rounding of bar dimensions, symbols in use, and reinforcement appearance in the rebar_config.inp settings file.

Click the links below to find out more:

Define automatic reinforcement and reinforcement mesh properties

Example: Hide reinforcing bar lines in drawings

Example: Reinforcement representations

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