How to model both side splice plates


Even thought it was design process for a few manufacturing operations before, now since version 9 we can take advantage of the Backing plate function. We prepared the connection of two parallel beams with the two splices as a template also.

We can start with the template itself…


As you can see the wizard prepared for you topology, load effects and manufacturing operations, just need to calculate. We can explore the manufacturing operation SPL – Splice and use the Backing plate function.


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