Transmission tower cross arm (S65)

Tekla Structures
2024
Tekla Structures

Transmission tower cross arm (S65)

Transmission tower cross arm (S65) creates cross arms using bent angle profile cleats.

Objects created

  • Bent angle profile cleats

Use for

Situation Description

Four bent angle profile cleats created.

Limitations

  • Do not use twin profile cross arms.

Before you start

Create five points. The fifth point must be in the center of the pattern, vertically as shown in the images below.

Selection order

  1. Pick the construction points that you have created to create the cross arms.

Part identification key

Description

1

Upper angle profile

2

Lower angle profile

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to define the dimensions of the upper and lower cross arms.

Dimensions

Description

1

Distance between the angle profiles

2

Distance to the reference point

3

Angle top part length

4

Distance between the points

5

Horizontal dimension to the point

6

Vertical dimension to the point

7

Angle bottom part length

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to define the part properties of the cross arms.

Parts

Option Description

Upper angles

Select the profile from the profile catalog.

Lower angles

Select the profile from the profile catalog.

Option Description Default

Material

Material grade.

The default material is defined in the Part material box in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab to define the angle profile orientation, layout, and offset.

Angle profile orientation

Option Description

Select the angle profile orientation.

Profile rotation

Option Description

Select the rotation for upper angle profiles.

Select the rotation for lower angle profiles.

Offset

Option Description

Offset from the reference point.

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