How to make hsbWall details (Video)

How to Define a New hsbWall (Video)
How to Define a sheeting (Create Sheet)
How to Create an Opening Type
How to Make your Corner Connections (video)
How to create Sheeting around opening
How to use the Detail code table
How to Create an extra Beam 
How to add an Extrusion profile
How to add an Extra Sheet
How to insert a TSL
How to insert Tools (Video)
Link Entities to Wall outline
Reset Wall Details
Update Details in DWG
Update Walls with new description
Save Detail Changes
Sheeting types

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How to Define a New hsbWall

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Before you start working with the detail builder make sure your hsbCompany is set to the right Stickframe.

With the command Open Wall Detail Interface you can call the Details dialog box.
To define a ‘New wall’ run the command ‘hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\Open Wall Detail Interface’ or select hsbWall Detail in the Ribbon.

 
  • Select the option New wall in the Details dialog box.

  •  You will than get the following drawing that will open in hsbcad. As you can see it’s an empty drawing without any details in it yet. 

  • Select hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\Create Wall type or select Create Wall in the Ribbon.

  • Fill in the Wall type dialog box and select OK. (More explanation can be found in Chapter "Create Wall type (Dialog box Explanation).." 


After you have filled in the Wall type dialog box, run the command hsbWall\hsbWall Details\Upload New Details or select Upload New Details in the Ribbon.


  • You will see the wall details appear in the squares in your drawing that has opened.

  • Select ‘overwrite with default details’ and confirm with OK. 
NOTE: (for example if you change the name of a wall but the sections of the studs don’t change, you should select do not overwrite detail. In this case you don’t overwrite the existing details. The option Overwrite with default details you should select if you define a new wall or you want to change the section of the studs.)

 
  • If you have entered a value in the sheeting zones (e.g. zone 1 and 6) you will get the following messages.
 
  • Select OK in both cases.   


The Wall details will be automatically filled in.

Create Wall type (Dialog box Explanation)

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This Chapter will explain what to fill in the Wall type dialog box.



With the help of the Wall type dialog box you can define the studs, the name, the code, the spacing, the distribution and the thickness of the sheeting’s of the timber frame wall.

Code
– Enter an alphabetical Wall code (AZ). You can use 1 letter code and go up to Maximum 2 letters (ABC or AAAB …etc) Every Wall has to have its own unique code. No Numbers are allowed. 
Description – Enter a name for your wall. (an easy name for you to work with, this name will be used every time you draw a wall), the description has to have an unique name. 
HsbADT –  Enter an ADT type wall name. 
Load Bearing –  Select if this is a load bearing wall. 
Exterior – Select if the wall is an exterior wall. (RDS (extra info) Output for model map) 
Beam Profile – Enter the extrusion profile name of the beam. (only used when you have made extrusion profiles) 
Rotate – Angle of the profile rotates around the X axis.
Section Catalog – The function of this command is to allow you to define beams (name, height, width, material, grade and max. length). You can also select a beam for using the predefined values in prevailing dialog box. 
Beam Thickness –  Enter the section height of the beam. 
Width of beam 1 –  Enter the width of the studs. (There must be an input of at least 0 at all studs. Although there is no second stud wanted).


Number Enter the number of the studs. For example: if you input the number two there will be two studs on the distribution position instead of one.


Name 1, 2, 3 –  Enter a description of the stud.
Material 1, 2, and 3 –  Enter a name for the material (for example: fir).
Grade 1, 2, 3 –  Enter the grade of the wood.
No Split –  Check the box if you don't want to get split sheeting at this location.


Firewall Width – Enter the firewall width (Longest side in this drawing 100). Note: You still need to fill in the normal Beam thickness and width so the beams around the wall can be created.


Thickness – Enter the firewall Thickness (shortest side in this drawing 40)
Option – Fill in 2 or 5.

Option 2: two beams opposite each other (don’t forget to change the width of the beam)



Option 5: two beams next to each other.


Name 4 –  Enter a name for the firewall studs.
Material 4 –  Enter a name for the material of the firewall studs (for example: fir).
Grade 4 –  Enter the grade of the firewall studs.
Spacing –  Enter the spacing distance for the studs.
Distribution –  Select the rule of the distribution. (Enter a number between 1 to 18)
Visual Distribution –  have a look on the different types of distributions and select one. (There is a short description text below the pictures.)


  1. 0-Point Domain – origin point of the drawing or placed distribution point. Also called distribution from grid. Studs are distributed based on a predefined base point using the hsbDistribution block. This block has to be inserted in the drawing using the command ‘hsbWall\Control Point for the Distribution of Studs’ and linked to the walls group (Floor Level), the block is given an attribute and this attribute value is also entered in the walls distribution zone. Distribution is Center to Center. NOTE: make sure the distribution point is in the same group as the hsbWalls (hsbConsole). Otherwise it will not work. 
  2. Left Point Wall This –  distribution will divide from the outer left point of the wall. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  3. Mid Point Wall – This distributed will divide from midpoint of the wall. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  4. Left On Zone – This distributed will start on the most left point of the zone that you choose. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  5. Top –  This distributed will start at the highest point of the wall, it will not care about any sheeting zones. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  6. Spacing from Right side of Zone – This distributed will start on the most right point of the zone that you choose. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  7. Spacing from Left, Restarting after opening – This distributed will start on the most left point of the zone that you choose. And will restart with a full sheet after an opening. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  8. Spacing from Right, Restarting after opening –  This distributed will start on the most right point of the zone that you choose. And will restart with a full sheet after an opening. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  9. Spacing starts Left, with Last sheet Full – This distributed will start on the most left point of the zone that you choose. And will try to have a full sheet on the right end. You should use this opening in combination with the sheeting option (LeftRight). Distribution is Center to Center. 
  10. Equal module at both side of window – This distributed will have an equal dividing of the studs, but it will do it on both sides of an opening. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  11. Equal Spacing – This distributed will have an equal dividing. Distribution is between the studs and NOT Center to Center. 
  12. Distribution based off Wall icon – This distributed will start dividing from the place of the green wall icon. Distribution is Center to center. 
  13. Starts from Left, last sheet on Module – This distributed will start dividing from left and places the last stud on the module measurement from the right. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  14. Left, last sheet 260mm – This distribution leaves a minimum peace of sheeting left on the right of 260mm  Distribution is Center to Center. 
  15. Party Wall – This distribution is used together with the partywall dividing of the sheets. The dividing of the studs start from left and right. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  16. Double stud – This distribution divides from the left and places a double stud on a sheet edge. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  17. Studs are distributed based on a predefined base point using the hsbDistribution block. This block has to be inserted in the drawing using the command ‘’hsbWall\Control Point for the Distribution of Studs" and linked to the walls group (Floor Level), the block is given an attribute and this attribute value is also entered in the walls distribution zone and will put a stud in the middle of an opening\window. Distribution is Center to Center. 
  18. Horizontal – This distribution will put the beams horizontal. Distribution is Center to Center. 
    71. …………. – This distribution only works with Vertical sheeting. 

(For example you could be using Visual distribution type zone 4 with distribution type set to 1. What this will do is start you distribution from the left most point of your sheeting to allow sheeting maximization. By default distribution 4 will start left on a wall if no sheeting is on zone 1.
If you do have sheeting on zone 1 and it doesn’t start at the beginning of the wall, the stud distribution will start at the left most point of the sheeting.)

Zone
 – input 
a number for the zone. The distribution of the sheeting will be dependent on this zone. Distribution zone works in conjunction with Distribution types. The sheet zone(s) that you want the studs to distribute by. (from 1 to 10)



Delta – input the delta value. This means the distance from the wall end to the center of the first stud, where the distribution should start from.

Front Sheeting and Back Sheeting – Enter the thicknesses of the sheets.
Levels to Use – Enter a height that each level should look at, for example when a wall is higher than 1000mm choice level 0, if the wall is higher than 1500mm choice level 1 and so on.
  

Outline
 
Front – you can set the difference between the sheeting on the most outer side on the icon side and the outline of the ADTWall. (see picture below)
Back – you can set the difference between the sheeting on the most outer side on the opposite side of the icon and the outline of the ADTWall. (see picture below)

DefaultHeight – Enter the height of the wall. When you are going to draw a wall this height is set without making any changes Cutting plane height.
Insulation – Enter a description eg ‘Rockwool’, is not used anymore. A TSL is now used.
TSL Catalogue – Enter a Tsl name, once you select the button you will get the catalog to select from.

How to Define a sheeting (Create Sheet)

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  • Now you need to define the 2 sheeting zones you have created (in zone 1 and zone 6).
  • Select the Create Sheet icon in the Ribbon.

  • Select the first window nr1 of the sheeting zones of the detail drawing. 
  • Fill in the Wall Zone dialog box and select OK
(More on what sheeting types to choose from in Chapter Sheeting Types)


  • Repeat this for Sheeting zone 6. The sheeting zones are now defined.
 
  • Select hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\Save Details Changes, your first Wall Types has now been defined.


How to Create an Opening Type

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With the command Open Wall Detail Interface you can call the Details dialog box. To define a New opening type run the command hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\Open Wall Detail Interface or select hsbWall Detail in the Ribbon.


  • Select the option New opening type in the Details dialog box.
 
  • As you can see it’s an empty drawing without any details in it yet.
  • Select ‘’Update new details’’ and give the opening detail a Name in the command line of Autocad.
  • All the predefined walls will appear in the drawing.
NOTE: You have 3 rows per wall type, top row is the top detail of an opening, Middle row is the bottom detail of an opening, Bottom row are the Side details of en opening.


  • Do the changes and save the drawing with the command Save Detail.
 
  • Your New Opening type has to been created; you can now see it in the Detail dialog box.
  • If you want you can edit it any time just by selecting the name of the opening detail.


When using limits in opening Details you must give the surrounding beams a ‘’Window positioning’’ code.

  
Name – Enter a name for the beam.
Width– Enter the width of the beam.
Height – Enter the height of the beam.
Code – Do not enter anything, this info is a combination of the Balk code/hsbcad Material …. ect.
Balk Code – When using limits, enter a Beam code.
hsbcad Material – Enter the beam material.
Grade – Enter the grade of the beam (strength of the beam).
Info – Enter extra information.
Straight cut – Select Normal/shorter/Longer. Will take the longer or shortest beam length.

Window positioning – When using limits in opening Details you must give the surrounding beams a ‘’Window positioning’’ code.
Use on table – Select Yes or No. (Does this need to be exported to the Weinmann machine).
Macro+  – This is obsolete (used by older hsbcad versions)
Macro-  – This is obsolete (used by older hsbcad versions)
Allow Nailing – Select Yes or No. (Do you allow the nailing on this beam)
Must calculate ………………

How to Edit an Opening Type

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Before Editing an opening you have to have created one (See How to Create an "Opening Type" above).
  • Select hsbWall \ hsbWallDetails \ Open Wall Detail Interface. 
  • The Details dialog box will appears. 
 
  • Select an existing Opening type
  • The Opening type drawing will open. 
  • Do your changes and save the drawing with the command Save Detail
 


How to Edit an existing hsbWall Details

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How to Edit a Wall
How to Delete a Wall

With the command Open Wall Detail Interface you can call the Details dialog box.

With the help of this dialog box you have access to Edit/Delete existing Walls, Edit/Delete Corner connection and to all the different wall and Edit/Delete Opening types.


Details (Dialog box Explanation)



Wall types – Select a predefined timber frame wall types to edit.
New wall – Define a new timber frame wall type.
Delete walls – Select a wall type you want to delete.
Opening types – Select an opening type to edit.
New opening type – Define a new opening type.
Delete opening type – Select an opening type you want to delete.
Connection H1 to H4 – You have access to the different Corner details and edit it.
Connection T1 and T2 – have access to the two TConnection details and edit
Wall end E – define the wall ends of the different wall types.

How to Edit a Wall

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  • Select hsbWall \ hsbWallDetails \ Open Wall Detail Interface.

  • The Details dialog box will appears.
 
  • Select an existing Wall out of the list.
  • The wall type drawing will open.
  • Do your changes and save the drawing with the command Save Detail.


How to Delete a Wall

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  • Select hsbWall \ hsbWallDetails \ Open Wall Detail Interface.
  • The Details dialog box will appears.
  • Select the Delete Walls button.
 
  • The Delete walls dialog box opens, select a wall type and then OK.

How to Make your Corner Connections

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Once you have defined some Walls your Details dialog box could look like this.

You now need to define all your corner connections, T-connections and the End-connections of your walls
  • Select hsbWall \ hsbWallDetails \ Open Wall Detail Interface.
  • The Details dialog box will appears.



(Example of the corner connections)
  • Select a Connection (H1, H2, H3, H4, T1, T2 or E)
  • The drawing will open with all the different wall types you have made, if this is not the case you will need to Update new details. (See Chapter Update new Details)

  • Make your changes with the different tools provided. You can use the Autocad command’s to do this (Moverotate ect.)
  • Do your changes; link the details to each wall and save the drawing with the command save Detail.

  • Repeat these steps for all corner details,Tconnections and End connection (H1, H2, H3, H4, T1, T2 or E).
Dynamic sheet detail connections
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There is an option in the OPM (Properties bar) that you can use that allows you to make the sheeting dynamic.

When you draw a wall and you decide the sheeting has to be thicker in one of the zones you can add to your sheeting detail.

Still to write up on this


Angled End Wall Details

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In hsbcad it’s possible to make corner connections of 15/22.5/30 and 45 degrees.

This example is made with the following functions: placed a cut, a Limit and use the command Move.


 


T connection

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How to create Sheeting around opening

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This command allows you to create specific sheeting around an opening.

To define Sheeting around opening run the command hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\sheeting around opening or select Opening Sheets in the ribbon.


  • This will open the Windows – Sheeting dialog box.
  • Fill in a code and a suitable Description.
  • Fill in the values you want in the front and back of each opening. (Blue=Top of the opening – Green= side of the opening – Red=Bottom of the opening).
  • Select the Save button.
  • To close this dialog box just select the X in the top right hand corner.

Example of were Sheeting around opening will be used.

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When you position an opening in your drawing with the command hsbWALL\Position opening you enter the code name of the sheeting detail in the Opening Editor Dialog box in the Structural general tab under sheeting.

 



How to use the Detail code table

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This command allows you to select detail codes contained with your detail library. When you make a detail and you want to use this later on, to overwrite a certain beam or stud.


  • Select Detail Code Table in the ribbon.
  • This will open the hsbcad Detail Editor dialog box.
  • Fill in the detail code you find in the left hand bottom corner of each detail drawing.
  • Fill in an appropriate name that will give you a hont what the function is of the detail.
  • Select the Save button in the top left corner of this dialog box.

Detail Code (Dialog box Explanation)

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DetailName ‐ Fill in the detail code you find in the left hand bottom corner of each detail drawing (see picture ‘Detail’). 
Replace With ‐ Fill in an appropriate name that will give you a hint what the function is of the detail.

Example of were the Detail Code table will be used

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When you have made your details in your detail drawings and you use the command hsbWALL\Place Wall then you can use the Detail overrides tab to select a certain detail. 
  • Select the triple dots and select the detail you want to use.


How to Create an extra Beam

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This command allows you to create/insert a beam in the Wall details.


To create a beam, define a New wall, run the command hsbWall\hsbWallDetails\Open Wall Detail Interface\Create beam or select Create beam in the Ribbon.


  • Select the Create Beam function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Beam Detail dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Select an insertion point in the detail drawing (center point of beam).
  • Then select the direction of the beam.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline and link the beams to the Wall Outline.
  • Save Detail changes

Beam Detail (Dialog box Explanation)

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Section Catalog – You can select a predefined beam and import it to this dialog box.
Name – Enter a beam name.
Height – Enter a value for the beam Height.
Width – Enter a value for the beam Width.
Code – Enter a certain code for the beam. This could be important if you want to use commands like saw, milling, drill, etc
Material – Enter a material name for the beam.
Grade – Enter a grade name for the beam.
Info – Enter additional information about the beam.
Normal: Cut along cut line – This refers to the information kept within the beam properties relating to how you will cut the beam. Normal is the default of the machine.
Minimum: Perpendicularly cut as shortest position of cut line – If there is an angle cut on the beam, the cut will begin at the closest point to the start point of the beam.
Maximum: Perpendicularly cut as longest position of cut line – If there is an angle cut on the beam, the cut will begin at the furthest point to the start point of the beam.
Window code – Allows you to enter a window code e.g. code name.
Nail – Is this beam to be nailed. Yes/no.
Machine – Is this beam to be machined. Yes/no.
Schwelle – Select if you want a Very bottom plate.

How to add an Extrusion profile

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This command allows you to insert an extrusion profile in the Wall details.


  • Select the Extrusion profile function in the ribbon.
  • Select an extrusion profile in the Detail extrusion profile dialog box and fill in the necessary information.
  • Select with left mouse button an insertion point (center point of beam).
  • Select the direction of the beam.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Beam Extrusion profile (Dialog box Explanation)




Name – This is the name that you give to your Wall Type.
Code – Enter a certain code for the beam. This could be important if you want to use commands like saw, milling, drill, etc.
Material – Enter a material name for the beam.
Grade – Enter a grade name for the beam.
Info – Enter additional information about the beam.
Normal: Cut along cut line – This refers to the information kept within the beam properties relating to how you will cut the beam. Normal is the default of the machine.
Minimum: Perpendicularly cut as shortest position of cut line – If there is an angle cut on the beam, the cut will begin at the closet point to the start point of the beam.
Maximum: Perpendicularly cut as longest position of cut line – If there is an angle cut on the beam, the cut will begin at the furthest point to the start point of the beam.
Window code – Allows you to enter a window code e.g. code name.
Nail – Is this beam to be nailed. yes/no.
Machine – Is this beam to be machined. yes/no.
Schwelle – Select if you want a Very bottom plate.

How to add an Extra Sheet

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This command allows you to insert an extra sheet in a detail drawing.


  • Select the Extra sheet function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Extra sheet dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information or select the Catalog button.
  • Select with left mouse button the start point.
  • Select the end point.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Extra sheet (Dialog box Explanation)




Zone
 – Enter the zone you want the extra sheeting to be, you need to 
select an existing zone. In this case you have a choice between zone 1 and zone 2. 
Material – Enter the material name for the sheet. 
Thickness – Enter a value for the thickness.
Catalog – Select this button if you want to import a new sheeting or select a predefined sheeting.



How to insert a TSL

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This command allows you to have a TSL called every‐time this particular detail is cited.
  • Select the TSL function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Detail TSL dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Detail TSL (Dialog box Explanation)



Name – Enter the TSL name.
Arguments – This reads an execution key which can be placed within a tsl e.g. to change colours of beams. This can change many different things. 

How to insert Tools

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How to insert a Set Limit (See video 8:16)
How to insert a Saw line
How to insert a Mill (Milling element)
How to insert a Drill (See Video 18:12)
How to Mill a beam (Milling Beam) (See video 14:00)
How to place a Cut (See video 16:15)
How to place Horiz. Blockings

How to insert a Set Limit


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This command allows you to Set the length of beams in detail drawings (Wall Detail, Opening Details, H1, H2, H3, H4, T1, T2, E).


  • Select the Set Limit function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Limit code dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information. (Enter a code or enter Balk)
  • Select a point in the drawing and then the direction.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Limit code (Dialog box Explanation)




When creating a new Wall type you could call the beams something like this.
  • A= Head binder
  • B= Top Beam (Plate)
  • C= Bottom Beam (Plate)
To extend the Beams in the horizontal way you use the abbreviations (beam code) of the beams you have given.
To extend the Studs in the vertical way you enter ‘BALK’ or ‘Beam’.




Example of how the ‘limits’ are shown in a detail drawing, made this in the ‘H2’ detail.


Example of how the ‘limits’ is shown in the drawing.
In this example we have made the head binder longer on one side and the Top plate shorter.


 
Example of how the ‘limits’ are shown in an opening detail drawing. (Top of the opening where the Lintol Packers have to stop)


Limits for opening types

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When using limits in opening Details you must give the surrounding beams a ‘’Window positioning’’ code.



 
Example of Battons around a window.

Name – Enter a name for the beam.
Width – Enter the width of the beam.
Height – Enter the height of the beam.
Code – Do not enter anything, this info is a combination of the Balk code/hsbcad Material …. ect.
Balk Code – When using limits, enter a Beam code.
hsbcad Material – Enter the beam material.
Grade – Enter the grade of the beam (strength of the beam).
Info – Enter extra information.
Straight cut – Select Normal/shorter/Longer. Will take the longer or shortest beam length.
 

Window positioning – When using limits in opening Details you must give the surrounding beams a ‘’Window positioning’’ code.
Use on table – Select Yes or No. (Does this need to be exported to the Weinmann machine).
Macro+ – This is obsolete (used by older hsbcad versions) 
Macro‐ – This is obsolete (used by older hsbcad versions) 
Allow Nailing – Select Yes or No. (Do you allow the nailing on this beam).
Must calculate –   ………………



How to insert a Saw line

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This command allows you to create a saw cuts on beams and sheets. You will see a saw line in the 3D‐drawing later on.
  • Select the Saw function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Saw dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Select a point in the drawing and then the direction.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Saw (Dialog box Explanation)



Overshoot – 0/1, Vacuum 0/1, Offset, Side (1=max, 0=none,1= min) Do you wish the saw cut to cut past the end point of the cut.
Overschoot – 0/1 no/yes
Vacuum – 0/1 if it needs to use the vacuum or not
Offset – allows you to enter an offset distance.
Side – is the side of the cut.

It could look like the follow 0, 0, 30,1

Zone – This refers to the sheet zone which is being cut.
On – On/Off
THIS IS FOR THE WEINNMAN MACHINE
 


How to insert a Mill (Milling element)

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This command allows you to mill on beams and sheets. Later on you can see a milling line in the wall representation.
  • Select the Milling Element function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Milling dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Select a point in the drawing and then the direction.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Milling (Dialog box Explanation)




Zone – This is the sheeting zone you wish to attach milling lines to.
Machine Code (blank = default) – Depends on the machine. They may have a specific tool code to use.
On – This means you are going to use these setting rather than the machine defaults.
Overshoot – Would you require that the tooling goes past the end (overshoots) of the milling line. This is machine specific.



How to insert a Drill

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This command allows you to insert drills on beams and sheetings in your detail drawings (H1,H2,H3,H4).


  • Select the Drill function in the ribbon.
  • You will be prompted to enter a Diameter.
  • Then the Starting height.
  • Then the Spacing.
  • Then the Machine (B/P(zone).
  • Select the Start point and the end point.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.
Drill (Explanation)
Diameter – 20
Starting height – 150 (dimension starts from the bottom of the Element to the center of the drill)

Spacing – 450 
Machine (B/P(zone) – B (B= beam P=sheeting), if you use P set the zone behind it, for example P1. The drill will not be visible but will show a circle.


Above: Example of how the ‘Drill’ are shown in a detail drawing, made this in the ‘H2’ detail. 




 Above: Example of how the ‘Drill’ is shown in the drawing. In this example we have made drills on the side of an Element.

How to Mill a beam (Milling Beam)

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This command allows you to mill a beam in your detail drawings.


  • Select the Milling Beam function in the ribbon.
  • You will be prompted to enter the dx direction.
  • Then the dy direction.
  • Then the Code.
  • Then the Connection Code.
  • Select the point where the milling symbol has to be placed and then the direction.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Milling Beam (Explanation)


Dx – Enter the milling dimension in x direction.
Dy – Enter the milling dimension in Y direction.
Code – Enter a beam code to which the milling should be applied to. (In this case it’s X)
Connection Code – Enter the connec㧷ng beam code, if you want a cut in those beams too. (In this case it’s B)


Example of how the ‘Milling beam’ is shown in the detail drawing.   


Example of how the ‘Milling beam’ is shown in the drawing, a Mill is made on top of the Header.  

How to place a Cut

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This command allows you to add a cut to a beam in your detail drawings.


  • Select the Cut function in the ribbon.
  • This will open the Cut dialog box.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Select a point in the drawing and then the direction.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes

Cut (Dialog box Explanation)



Code – Enter the balk code of the beam so it can place a cut on this beam, use a ‘’*’’ if you want to cut through all the beams. 
Code Connection – Enter the connecting beam code, if you want a cut in those beams too. 


Example of how the ‘Cut’ is shown in the detail drawing. A Cut is made on the bottom beam.


Example of how the ‘Cut’ is shown in the drawing.

How to place Horiz. Blockings

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This command allows you to add horz. Blockings in the detail drawing (T1,T2). You must attach the Horz.Blockings to the wall running from left to right.
  • Select the Horiz.Blocking function in the ribbon.
  • You will be prompted to enter the Thickness of the beam.
  • Then the Starting Height. (dimension starts from the bo㔱om of the
  • Element to the center of the first beam)
  • Then the Spacing.
  • Select the starting point in the drawing.
  • Select the Link Entities to Wall outline.
  • Save Detail changes.

Horizontal Blocking (Explanation)


Thickness – 38
Starting height – 150 (dimension starts from the bottom of the Element to the center of the first beam)

Spacing – 450
Start point – 38 mm right of the top beam in this drawing.


Example of how the ‘horz. Blockings’ is shown in the detail drawing. A ‘horz.Blockings’ is made in the T1 orT2 details and goes from left to right.


NOTE: If the Horizontal Blocking symbol seems to be too big, this has something to do with the units.

1. Remove the Horizontal Blocking symbol out of your drawing.
2. Purge the drawing.
3. Type ‘units’ in the command line. This will open the ‘drawing Setup’ dialog box.
4. Uncheck the ‘Scale Objects inserted from other drawings’.
5. Insert the Horizontal Blocking symbol again.



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