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Tower Arm Plates U Profiles

Software version: 20.0 - 2019

Last updated February 12, 2019 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Not environment-specific

Tower Arm Plates U Profiles


Purpose and description
System Requirements
Using the Tower Arm Plates U
Tower Arm Plates U settings
Additional information

Purpose and description

A component to easily and quickly add plates to the end of a tower arm

System requirements

Tekla Structures.

Using the Tower Arm Plates U

To use the component:

  1. From the component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

    The term component catalog is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

    select the Tower_Arm_Plates_U component.

  1. Select the parts in the model (3 No.)


Tower Arm Plates U settings

Parameters Tab

Property Description
Plate dimensions.
Corner dimensions are symetrical around middle of plate.
Hole location dimensions.
Dimensions are symetrical around middle of plate.
Hole Diameter options.
Create hole options.

  Bottom Flange Tab

  The Gauge Line dimensions of the profiles are read automatically from the GaugeLines.dat file (in the model, firm or system folder).
These can be over written by the user if necessary.
Distance from end of L profile to the first bolt.
Bolt quantity and spacing.
Distance from setout point to end of L profile.

Additional information

  • The Component is expecting equal L profiles, any other profile will give incorrect results.

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