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Shawn
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How-to cut steel beam ends

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11-07-2012 10:58 AM

I have sloped steel w-beams connecting over HSS sq. columns - the colums and wall they are in are not perpindicular to the beams. (The intersect at an angle)

 

I have two questions. 1. What's the best way to cut the beam ends so that the cut end is parallel to column face and wall, and...2. how do I cut beam end face so that it is plumb cut to col. face and not perp. to beam slope?

 

 

 

 

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mike
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Re: How-to cut steel beam ends

11-08-2012 05:44 AM in reply to: Shawn

Hi Shawn,

 

Try using Refernce lines to Trim the Ends of the Beams at the Columns Lines and tails.

 

Mike

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Shawn
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Re: How-to cut steel beam ends

11-08-2012 10:46 AM in reply to: mike

Thank you... but I think i need a bit of schooling on how to create and use reference planes and lines.

SG

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