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Structural Steel Dialog Box

The Structural Steel dialog box lets you select a structural steel beam that you can insert into a part as a cross-section sketch.

To display the dialog box:

Click Structural Steel (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > Structural Steel.

Load Type

Beam Type  
Cross Section  
Sketch Shows the cross section of the selected beam type.


Displays the Section Properties and read-only Values of the selected beam.


Beam Calculator Displays the Beam Calculator to help you determine which beam to select.
Send To Sends the structural steel properties to a printer or a text file.
Create Adds the cross-section sketch of the structural steel member to the part.
If a plane or planar face is not selected, the sketch appears on the Front plane.

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