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jorgeluisg12
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Z-profiles

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05-10-2011 10:55 AM

Where can I find/load Z-profiles into ASD database to use it as a purlins/girt profile?

Anyone know how to make connections between rafters/beams and laped Z-purlins?

Thanks.

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jad.dellel
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Re: Z-profiles

05-26-2011 04:44 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

Hi,

You've to add SADEF database for example.

See the pic joined.

Cheers.Z.png

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jorgeluisg12
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Re: Z-profiles

05-26-2011 05:01 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

Hi Jad,

thanks for the reply and help me.

Do you have some standadr solution to connect purlins/girts with beams/rafters?

I've trying with a bended plate bolted in both sides.

 

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jad.dellel
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Re: Z-profiles

05-26-2011 05:12 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

the bended plate bolted in both sides is the good one.

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Jad DELLEL
Structural Engineering Support Autodesk, Inc.

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jorgeluisg12
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Re: Z-profiles

05-26-2011 06:13 AM in reply to: jad.dellel

Do you have another solution for this?

In the virtual event a few weeks ago Jack Johnson said to me that you have some videos to explain a bit more to use better these connections

Sorry but this a standard/automatic connection but I having problems to standarize this with ASD.

Please see in the attached.

Thanks

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jad.dellel
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Re: Z-profiles

05-27-2011 04:33 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

Hi,

The standard connection that I know near to what I see in your attached file is Purlin-rafter:

Select the macro: Purlin-rafter

Select rafter and press Enter

Select purlin and press Enter

Define connection

See the file joined.

Cheers,

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Jad DELLEL
Structural Engineering Support Autodesk, Inc.

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jorgeluisg12
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Re: Z-profiles

05-27-2011 04:55 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

Thanks Jad.

Now it´s clear.

 

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jorgeluisg12
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Re: Z-profiles

05-27-2011 08:48 AM in reply to: jorgeluisg12

Sorry Jad,

I´ve  trying to connect a tapered beam to Z purlin but ASD dont recognozis the beam as a valid object.

In your example the hot rolled profiles are idetified as a valid member.

can you help me again?

Thanks

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steve.driedger
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Re: Z-profiles

12-19-2013 12:05 PM in reply to: jad.dellel

Do you know if there is an Imperial database for Zee shapes? 

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jorgeluisgdeaca
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Re: Z-profiles

12-20-2013 03:34 AM in reply to: steve.driedger

I'm sorry, many time ago I've moved from ASD to other programs that they are more flexible than this. I only use ASD for simple details.

 

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