Place a knuckled bracket - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

Intergraph Smart 3D
10.1 (2014 R1)
  1. Click Advanced Plate System on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select APS Icon Browser from the Macro Definition list.

    The Advanced Plate Palette dialog box displays.

  3. On the Brackets tab, click KnuckledBracket.

    The Knuckled Bracket ribbon displays.

  4. In a graphic view, select the first profile system support. The widest side of the knuckle is along this system.

  5. Select the second profile system support.

  6. Select the plate system support.

  7. Select the coordinate system.

    A preview of the geometric constructions used to create the bracket displays in the graphic view.

  8. If the bracket is not on the required side of the plate system, select an axis in the opposite direction in the Orientation box. For example, in the previous figure, if -x is the value, then select +x to switch the bracket to the other side of the plate.

  9. Type the required value for Width.

  10. Select the knuckle type. If it is a partial knuckle, type a value for Knuckle Height.

  11. Set values for justification (Justif #1 and Justif #2) and offset (U-offset #1 and U-offset #2) at each end of the bracket.

  12. Click Continue.

    A preview of the bracket displays in the graphic view, and the Advanced Plate System ribbon returns.

    If changes to the bracket parameters are needed, click Select Supports to return to the Knuckled Bracket ribbon, and repeat the previous steps.

  13. Click Finish.

    The software creates the knuckled bracket.