How to add a grout model role to a concrete element in Autodesk Advance Steel

Issue

You have a base plate connection and you want to add a concrete element and have the model role call out as grout; however, the model role grout does not exist in the Advance Steel Management Tool database.

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Fix

Simply open the Advance Steel Management Tools accessible from the Home or Tools tab.

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Tools tab

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Open the Object property Editor How to add a grout model role to a concrete element in advance Steel pict5 option from the Advance Steel Management Tool

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Scroll to the Model roles How to add a grout model role to a concrete element in advance Steel pict6  option and expand the flyout adjacent to the text.

Select the Concrete foundation, then select the New button.

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Name the model role accordingly. For the example below Grout is used. The  group chosen for this example is “All concrete objects. When completed, select the Apply button in the lower right corner of the window in the right. Remember to “Load Settings in Advance” from the Default category and Update Defaults back in the model structure.

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The result shows a grout Model role has been added to the Concrete slab element.

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