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Assembling a New Endplate Connector
1. Click Framework > New Connector Element. The Select from Library dialog box opens.
2. Click STEEL CONSTRUCTION MM > NONSTANDARD and then select END PLATE. The New Component dialog box opens.
3. Click Next.
4. The Element Definition dialog box opens. From this dialog box, you can configure the connector element and select references required for placement.
5. First, define references for placing connector element.
a. Under Required References click next to Profile top. The dialog box closes.
b. Referring to callout 1 in the next picture, select the I-beam surface highlighted near the upper profile end. The Element Definition dialog box reopens.
c. Click next to Attach face. The dialog box closes.
d. Referring to callout 2, select the highlighted lower surface of the rectangular tube.
6. In the Element Definition dialog box, define the size value of the endplate.
a. In the H box enter 250.
b. Click OK. The endplate is assembled and the vertical I-beam is shortened as shown in the picture below.
7. Click Close to close the New Component dialog box.
Exercise 5: Assembling Connector and Equipment Elements