Within Tekla Structures a range of components is available for connecting pipe to pipe or pipe to beam. This video focuses on the specialized HGG connections developed for Tekla. They are available for everybody and generate files that can directly be cut on an HGG pipe cutting machine.


Mick Hodgson from Tekla will discuss these shapes in this movie:

  • Tube Chamfer
  • Tube Saddle
  • Tube Mitre Saddle + Hole
  • Tube Saddle + Hole
  • Tube Slotted Hole

Search within Tekla Structures for “Tube” to find them.

What makes these specialized HGG components unique is that they allow to model root gap, welding preparation, slotted holes. This allows to directly exporting cutting data from the model.