Open/Close angle ends (1050)

Tekla Structures
2024
Tekla Structures

Open/Close angle ends (1050)

Open/Close angle ends (1050) creates the opening or closing of one end of an angle profile by cutting and bending the profile.

Use for

Use this component to create detail drawings that indicate where to open or close the angle profiles used in tower bracing. In the shop, the angle profile is fabricated, not cut.

Example Example

To open or close the inner portion of an angle profile, use the Open/Close angle (1051) component.

Before you start

  1. Create an angle profile.

  2. Create a point to place the component.

  3. Set the work plane parallel to the outer face of the angle profile leg that you want to bend.

Selection order

  1. Select the angle profile.

  2. Pick the point on the angle profile.

    The component is created when you pick the point.

Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab to define the location of the cut, bend angle, and which leg to open or close.

Option Description

External length of the portion to be opened/closed

The length is measured from the point you pick to create the component towards the start of the part reference line.

Internal length of the portion to be opened/closed

The length is measured from the point you pick to create the component towards the end of the part reference line.

Angle of opening/closing

Define the bend angle.

Switch to define the leg open/close

Select the leg to open or close.

General tab

Click the link below to find out more:

General tab

Analysis tab

Click the link below to find out more:

Analysis tab

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