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Originally posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Buttresses are used to provide support to act against lateral (sideways) forces.
In Scaffold Designer 2015, you can create a buttress by adding vertical bracing to the top level of adjacent bays.
NOTE: By default, top vertical braces will not display in the Conceptual tab. If you wish to see the top bracing in the Conceptual tab, see the “Tips and Tricks” section below.
Notice that only one of the top vertical braces displays. This is because, by default, the bracing direction is opposite for opposite sides of the same bay. To display the other brace, just change the brace direction for that side of the bay.
|If you want the top braces to display in the Conceptual tab, extend the vertical standards on the side of the adjacent bay next to the scaffold tower or run.
This will not affect the material count in the BOM.
By: Cliff Young