Kingspan / Metl-Con Apex Tie (9)

Software version: 21.1

Last updated October 7, 2016 by Trimble Solutions UK

Not environment-specific

Kingspan / Metl-Con Apex Tie (9)

The Apex Tie macrosaved series of actions that includes instructions for a program

Macros are located in the applications and components catalog. They are recorded or created manually and stored as .cs file in a folder defined with the advanced option XS_MACRO_DIRECTORY.

Macros can, for example, be used for creating drawings or reports.

Macros are sometimes used to run an application.

can be used in two methods, either Holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

-to-Hole or Purlin-to-Purlin, and only worlks with MultiBeam sections.

Geometric Limitations

  • Sections must be parallel
  • Sections must be MultiBeams

Selection Process : Hole-to-Hole

  • Hole on first Purlin
  • Hole on second Purlin

Selection Process : Purlin-to-Purlin

Method a)
  • Select first Purlin
  • Select second Purlin
Method b)
  • Select two rafters
  • Select first Purlin
  • Select second Purlin

Note: If only selecting two Purlins, the shorter of the two must be selected first

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