Single Anchor Rod allows you to create a single anchor rod custom partcomponent for creating a part that cannot be created by using any existing part command or part profile
Typically, custom parts are used to create parts that have a complex composition. For example, castellated beams and sandwich panels are often created as custom parts.
by picking two points.
How to locate
Single Anchor Rod will be available in the Applications & components catalog under Anchor Rods after the installation.
Double-click the component to open the dialog box to edit the required properties.
Click the component thumbnail image or the component name in the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists
For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.
to activate the tool. Pick the first point for the insertion position and the second for the direction.
Single Anchor Rod dialog box
There is one tab in the Single Anchor Rod dialog box: the General tab.
1. Parts of anchor rod set
Define the part properties here. Anchor rod assembly number prefix and start numberfirst number of a numbering series
is used as assembly prefix and start number for the assembly.
Select a suitable anchor shape:
2. Plate prefix
You can change the plate(1) part that represents a flat structure
(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.
(2) plate that represents a steel structure
(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.
prefix from the default value to another value by selecting an appropriate value from the list. Default is the project default plate prefix.
3. Anchor dimensions
Define the anchor dimensions, projections, thread length, anchor rod shapes, gaps and profile for headed anchors etc here.
Define the position options for the custom part.
5. Anchor rod set assembly handling
Manage the entire creation and assembly for anchor sets here.
The table below lists Items and their defaults in order from top to bottom.
|Item||Creation default||Assembly default|
|Plate Washer 2||No||No|
|Nut2 (for cast plate)||No||No|
|Nut3 (for cast plate)||No||No|
6. Plate holes tolerance
Define the plate washer 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.
tolerancepermissible amount by which the dimensions of a structure may vary from the work size specified
Tolerance is usually stated as a plus or minus dimension.
The term ’tolerance’ is used in its general sense in Tekla Structures.
In a model the term ’tolerance’ should not be used to refer to a gap.
Note: You cannot create a cast plate for single anchor rods. You can define nuts to position the cast plates. Enter the cast plate thickness to calculate the positions for the cast plate nuts. Similarly, enter the base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base
Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.