Create hole around part (92)
Create hole around part (92) cuts a hole to a part using another part. The part that cuts the hole is perpendicular to the part that is cut.
Objects created

Cuts
Use for
Situation 
Description 


Steel column creates a cut through a plate. 

Concrete column creates a cut through a plate. 

Concrete column creates a cut in a plate. 
Selection order

Select the main part (column).

Select the secondary part.
The connection is created automatically when the secondary part is selected.
Picture tab
Use the Picture tab to control the gap dimensions and whether the dimensions are the same on both sides of the gap.
Gap side
Define whether the gap dimensions are the same on both sides of the gap.
Option 
Description 


Gap dimensions are the same on both sides. 

Gap dimensions are different on each side. 
Gap dimensions
Description 


1 
Gap between the column and the secondary part in the vertical direction. 
2 
Gap between the column and the secondary part in the horizontal direction. 
3 
Gap between the column and the secondary part in the horizontal direction. To define this dimension, select the option that the gap is different on each side. 
4 
Gap between the column and the secondary part in the vertical direction. To define this dimension, select the option that the gap is different on each side. 
Part cut
Option  Description 

A cut is always created through the whole main part. 

Define the depth of the cut from the edge of the secondary part. 
Parameters tab
Use the Parameters tab to control the cut properties and type of the cut.
Cut properties
Option 
Description 

Max. rectangle size 
Define the maximum size of a rectangle cut. 
Cut perpendicular to main part 
Define whether the cut is perpendicular to the main part. This option works for rectangular cuts. 
Cut part name 
Define a name for the cut part. 
Cut type
Option 
Description 


Default Creates an exact or a rectangular cut. AutoDefaults can change this option. 

Rectangular Creates a rectangular cut using the coordinates of the cutting part edges. 

Exact Creates a cut along the edges of the cutting part. The cutting part has to be perpendicular to the part it cuts. You can use this option for I, round and tube profiles. 

Automatic This option selects the cut type depending on the cut size defined in Max. rectangle size. If the size of the cutting part is larger than the size defined in Max. rectangle size, an exact cut is created. Otherwise, a rectangular cut is created. 
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