Thomas Panels Anti-Sag System (53) - Parameters tab


Software version: 2021

Last updated March 30, 2021 by Trimble Solutions UK tekla.support.uk@trimble.com

Software version: 
2021
Environment: 
Not environment-specific

Thomas Panels Anti-Sag System (53) - Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab in the Thomas Panels and Profiles Anti-Sag System Properties panel to control how the connecting members are defined within Tekla Structures.

Tekla Structures properties Parameters tab for Thomas Panels Anti-Sag System (53)
 

Option Description Default Other
Direction of Spring Fixes
(Top-> Bottom, Bottom-> Top, Default)
This defines how the spring fixes are fitted. For example, going up the roof top->bottom would cause them to be fitted between the top hole of the first purlin and the bottom hole of the second purlin. If set to Default the direction will be Top->Bottom. The default is set to Default.  
Type of Anti Sag (Anti Sag Ties, Angle Brace, Threaded Rod) This specifies the type of connecting member to be used for the anti sag.  The default is set to Anti Sag Ties.  
Add Offset Hole Pair
(No, Yes)
This defines whether to place an extra pair of holes on each purlin connection when an offset value is defined. The default is set to No. Define offset value for an extra pair of holes on purlin
Offset This defines where the extra hole is placed. The default setting is 0. Define where the extra hole is placed
Number along the bay This specifies the number of struts to place along the bay (as defined by the two rafters). This value will come from the data files.  
Place Diagonal Tie Wire at This sets the position where diagonal tie wires will be added. This is writen as a list of bay numbers for example, 1 3 would put diagonal tie wires in the first and third bay (see image). A brace must be placed in the bay that needs a tie wire.  The default behaviour is to not place any tie wires. Position of diagonal tie wires when using Cold Rolled steel systems
General Bolt Grade This sets the standard for all bolts added by the macro excluding those which may be placed to the web of the eaves beam.  The default setting is 8.8XOX.  
Eaves Bolt Standard
 
This sets the standard for bolts placed to the web of the eaves beam. If this standard specifies countersunk bolts then a suitable packing plate will be added. The default setting is 8.8XOX.  
Group This defines the class that all parts will be included in. The default setting is 99.  

See also

Thomas Panels cold rolled - Important information
Thomas Panels Anti-Sag System (53)
Thomas Panels Anti-Sag System (53) - Parts tab

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