November 16, 2018


Tapered Gusset Plates using Custom Angle


Modeling tapered gusset plates in RISAConnection is now easier than ever. With the recent addition of the Custom Angle input, you may now enter an angle to quickly cut back a gusset edge.

Tapered Gusset Custom Angle 1

When you select the Custom Angle option, you now have the option to define the Left Taper Cut Line and Right Taper Cut Line as Parallel to the Brace or with a Custom Angle

Tapered Gusset Custom Angle 2 300x134 2x

These angles, in partner with the Left and Right Extension distances help you quickly define the tapered shape:

Tapered Gusset Custom Angle 3

Tags: RISAConnection Steel Gusset Plate

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