Thomas Panels Apex Tie Bay (12) - Parameters tab

Software version: 2021

Last updated March 30, 2021 by Trimble Solutions UK

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Thomas Panels Apex Tie Bay (12) - Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab in the Thomas Panels and Profiles Apex Tie Bay Properties panel to control how the connecting members are defined within Tekla Structures.

Tekla Structures properties Parameters tab for Thomas Panels Apex Tie Bay (12)

Option Description Default Other
Type of Apex Tie
(Apex Tie, Apex Angle Brace)
This specifies the type of apex tie to be used by the macro. The default is set to Apex Tie.  
Top or Bottom
(Top, Bottom)
This specifies which holes on the purlin to attach the apex tie. The default is set to Bottom.  
Ties along the bay This specifies the number of struts to place along the bay. This value will come from the data files.  
Offset This offsets the position of the restraint from the standard location along the member length by the entered distance. The default setting is 0.  
Group This sets the class that all parts will be included in. The default setting is 99.  

See also

Thomas Panels cold rolled - Important information
Thomas Panels Apex Tie Bay (12)
Thomas Panels Apex Tie Bay (12) - Parts tab

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