New formwork placing tools for walls and slabs

Last updated March 26, 2020 by Tekla User Assistance

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New formwork placing tools for walls and slabs

New formwork placing tools for walls and slabs

Tekla Structures 2020 includes new formwork placing tools: Formwork placing tools - Walls and Formwork placing tools - Slabs. Previously, these tools have been available in Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla Online services.


The formwork placing tools enable the efficient modeling of different wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

panel and 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.

panel formwork systems.

The formwork placing tools are available in the Concrete Contractor, General Contractor and Rebar Detailer roles in the Default environment. Formwork placing tools - Walls and Formwork placing tools - Slabs are placed on the Formwork tab, and the individual sub-components included in the tools are available also in the Applications and components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.


With Formwork placing tools - Walls you can place, for example, wall panels, ties, clamps, braces, walers, and pouring platforms.

With Formwork placing tools - Slabs you can place, for example, slab panels, girders, shuttering, stop ends, and railings.


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