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Gusset PropertyManager

Supporting Faces

PM_select_faces_gusset.gif Select Faces Select adjacent planar faces from two intersecting structural members.
PM_reverse_direction.gif Flip Profile D1 and D2 Parameters Flip the values between Profile Distance1 and Profile Distance2.

Profile

PM_profile_d1-d2_gusset.gif Triangular Profile Click to create a triangular gusset, then set values for Profile Distance1 and Profile Distance2.
weldments_gussets_triangular01.gif
PM_profile_polygonal.gif Polygonal Profile Click to create a polygonal gusset, then set values for Profile Distance1, Profile Distance2, and Profile Distance3. Then select one of the following:

d4

Set a value for Profile Distance4.

a

Set a value for Profile Angle.


weldments_gussets_polygonal01.gif
PM_profile_chamfered_gusset.gif Chamfer Click to create a chamfer to allow room for a weld bead under the gusset. Set Chamfer Distance5, then select one of the following:

d6

Set a value for Chamfer Distance6.

a2

Set a value for Chamfer Angle.

  Thickness Select where to apply gusset thickness:
  • Inner Side PM_rib_left_of_sk.gif
    weldments_gussets_inner.gif
  • Both Sides PM_rib_center_of_sk.gif
    weldments_gussets_both.gif
  • Outer Side PM_rib_right_of_sk.gif
    weldments_gussets_outer.gif
(For all of the above images, Location is set to Profile Locates at Mid Point.)
PM_thickness.gif Gusset Thickness Set a value.

Location

Location Select where to locate the gusset profile:
  • Profile Locates at Start Point PM_Profile Locates at Start Point.gif
  • Profile Locates at Mid Point PM_profile_at_midpt_gusset.gif
  • Profile Locates at End Point PM_Profile Locates at End Point.gif
Under Location, select:
weldments_gussets_startpt.gif weldments_gussets_middpt.gif weldments_gussets_endpt.gif
Profile Locates at Start Point PM_Profile Locates at Start Point.gif

(Thickness set to Inner Side PM_rib_left_of_sk.gif)

Profile Locates at Mid Point PM_profile_at_midpt_gusset.gif

(Thickness set to Inner Side PM_rib_left_of_sk.gif)

Profile Locates at End Point PM_Profile Locates at End Point.gif

(Thickness set to Outer Side PM_rib_right_of_sk.gif)

Offset Select if you want to offset the gusset location, then specify an Offset Value. Click Flip Offset Direction PM_reverse_direction.gif to change the offset direction.


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