Places a standalone lapped plate part around a closed free edge (such as an opening or sketched feature) of another plate part.
You complete three steps when you are creating a plate edge reinforcement. First, use the Properties command to define properties and defaults for the plate edge reinforcement. Next, define the edge to be reinforced. Then, define the shape of the plate by defining inner and outer offsets and the side of the reinforced plate on which to place the edge reinforcement.
Plate edge reinforcements can be solid (single offset) or ringed (double offset).
Displays the options that you use to place the plate edge reinforcement in the model.
Plate Edge Reinforcement Properties
Activates the Plate Edge Reinforcement Part Properties dialog box, which you use to view and modify the properties of the plate part that you are about to place in the model. The initial properties default from the selected structural specification. For more information, see Plate Edge Reinforcement Part Properties Dialog Box.
Select the closed free edge to be reinforced. You can select only one edge.
Define the inner and outer contour offsets of the plate edge reinforcement.
Side of Plate
Define the side of the reinforced plate on which to place the plate edge reinforcement.
Places the reinforcement using the defined parameters.
Clears all selected planes or boundaries.
Accepts all selected planes or boundaries.
Select the direction in which to apply the thickness. The software displays an arrow indicating the active direction.
Select the material for the plate part.
Select the material grade for the plate part.
Select the material thickness for the plate part.
Shape Definition Controls
Specify the offset distance for the inner contour of the plate reinforcement from the selected edge.
Pick a value of Blank for a solid reinforcement covering the opening or sketched feature.
Type a value of 0 for a reinforcement flush with the edge.
Type a negative value for a reinforcement overlapping the edge.
Specify the offset distance for the outer contour of the plate reinforcement from the selected edge. The outer offset must be a positive value.
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