Steel purlins of steel design are created with the Steel Purlin command. Steel purlins are steel elements drawn between beams.

Location of Steel Purlin Command

You can access it under the ribbon menu, Steel tab, Steel heading.

Usage Steps

  • Click on the Purlin icon from the ribbon menu .

  • The steel purlin toolbar will open.

  • Click the profile list in the steel purlin toolbar and select a profile from the list.

  • Choose the first of the steel beams that will form between the steel purlins.

  • Once you have selected your second steel beam, the steel purlin settings dialog will open.

  • The dialogue includes parameters such as the number of purlins, layout, joint features, etc. Click the OK button after making the settings.

  • Purlins will be formed.

Usage step

Area to be created with a steel purlin

Selecting a profile from the profile list

Choosing the first steel beam to be formed between steel purlins.

Choosing the second steel beam among the steel purlins.

Making settings

Formation of steel purlins


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