Create Steel Stiffener

Steel Stiffener alt > Steel Stiffener With Create Steel Stiffener you can add the stiffener part to the steel, drag the command to the chosen end of the steel. Steel Stiffener

Profile Type

From the combobox it is possible to choose the section of the stiffener profile between: Equal, Sharp corners, Chamfered corners, Filled corners. And you can choose if Create Attach Points for link the stiffener to the steel. Steel Stiffener Type


Steel Stiffener

  • Thickness - Select or type the thickness of the plate.
  • Side 1/2 - The combobox on the right can be used to choose the positioning side.
  • Offset Inside - Value of internal offset.
  • Offset Outside - Value of external offset.
  • Triangular Shape - Set the triangular profile, available only for T and L steels.
  • Reinforcement - Dimensions of the reinforcement, if the length is 0 it will not be extended beyond the dimensions of the steel (and the width will have no effect), available only for H and and C steels.
  • Off. O1 and 02 - Offset value of indentations, available only for H.
  • Chanfer/Round - Chanfer/Round value, the text box on the right changes according to the profile choice. Steel Stiffener
  • Create Holes - If the check is active, you can enter the values of the four holes, diameter and distances.

BOM Information

Steels Stiffener BOM The bottom section of the dialog contains the items useful to set the information related to the component. The section is divided in two parts: BOM Information and Custom Information.

BOM Information section contains the same options of the other components, but there is this option more:

User Name Prefix - This check button controls the enable state of the text item placed on the right. If this button is checked, any string placed in the text item will be used as prefix of the User Name.

When the tool is positioned on one of the first four steel types and moved accordingly, the part number prefix changes. Steel caps are categorized by their location: at the Base (prefix F), at the Top (prefix T), and at the End (prefix E). The options for Prefix Name and Prefix Part Number are filled automatically and correctly.

For a detailed explanation of the other items see BOM information