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Zeman SIN Beam

Last updated April 20, 2018 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Not environment-specific

Zeman SIN Beam


Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Zeman SIN Beam
Using Zeman SIN Beam
Picture tab
Parts tab
Position tab

Purpose and description

The Zeman company have a proprietary beam design, SIN Beam, which Zeman licenses the use and sell the fabrication equipment for to fabricators around the world.
Use Zeman SIN Beam component to create a SIN Beam.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Zeman SIN Beam

To install the extension:

  1. Download the Zeman SIN Beam installer package from Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

    In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

    Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla online services.

    . For more information see Downloading an application from Tekla Warehouse.
  2. Install the file package.

Using Zeman SIN Beam

To use the applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation


  1. Open a Tekla model.
  2. Click the Applications & components button  in the side pane to open the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

    For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

  3. Search for Zeman SIN Beam and then double-click to open it.
  4. The Zeman SIN Beam dialog window will open.

  1. Make the desired changes.
  2. Click the OK button.
  3. Pick first point.
  4. Pick second point.
  5. The Zeman SIN Beam is automatically created when the second point is picked.

Picture tab

Field Description Default
(1) Type - Defines what type the beam will be.

Options are:

  • Single - The Zeman SIN Beam is created as a single part
  • Assembly - The Zeman SIN Beam is created as an assembly (created from separate parts).
(2) Beam material S235JRG2
(3) Upper flange width - the width of the upper flange 200.00
(4) Upper flange thickness - the thickness of the upper flange 20.00
(5) Web thickness - the thickness of the web 10.00
(6) Lower flange thickness - the thickness of the lower flange 30.00
(7) Lower flange width - the width of the lower flange 300.00
(8) Opens material catalog -
(9) Web height 1 - the height of the web from the starting side of the beam 7500.00
(10) Is tapered option list - defines if the created beam is tapered or not

Options are:

  • Not tapered
  • Tapered
(11) Web height 2 - the height of the web from the ending side of the beam

Note: When Not tapered option is selected from the Is tapered list (10) this option is not shown. The value used for this height is the height defined at (9).


Parts tab

When from Type Single option is selected:

Field Description Default
(1) Part mark b
(2) Assembly mark B
(3) Part number 1
(4) Assembly number 1
(5) Beam name -
(6) Beam finish -
(7) Beam class 1

When from Type Assembly option is selected:

Field Description Default
(1) Web part mark b
(2) Web assembly mark B
(3) Web part number 1
(4) Web assembly number 1
(5) Web name -
(6) Web finish -
(7) Web class 1
(8) Top flange part mark b
(9) Tip flange assembly mark B
(10) Top flange part number 1
(11) Top flange assembly number 1
(12) Top flange name -
(13) Top flange finish -
(14) Top flange class 1
(15) Bottom flange part mark b
(16) Bottom flange assembly mark B
(17) Bottom flange part number 1
(18) Bottom flange assembly number 1
(19) Bottom flange name -
(20) Bottom flange finish -
(21) Bottom flange class 1

Position tab

Field Description Default
(1) On plane

Options are:

  • Middle

  • Left
  • Right


(2) On plane offset - offset distance -
(3) Rotation

Option are:

  • Top

  • Back

  • Below

  • Front
(4) Rotation offset - offset distance -
(5) At depth.

Options are:

  • Middle

  • Front

  • Behind
(6) At depth offset - offset distance -

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