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Sheeting distribution for hsbWalls V23/24/25/26

This document will show you the different sheeting types in the Wall Detail Builder

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How to make hsbWall details – Wall Detail Builder hsbDesign22/23/24/25/26

These are all the different Sheeting distributions

When using the Full

  • Select the Full sheeting option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type – Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.

When using the Vertical sheets

  • Select the Vertical sheets option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone numberSelect the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness 
This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Blocking – Turn on this setting if you want blocking (noggins) between the sheet and the next sheet above it.
Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
First Sheet – You can enter a width for the first sheet of the wall.
Gap – Specify the horizontal gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the right or left).

IMPORTANT: when using a gap, add the value onto the sheeting otherwise this will be subtracted from the sheeting.
For example: you have a sheet of 1200 and a gap of 20 your sheeting should be 1220 and enter 20 in the gap

Height Sheet – Enter a height for the sheet
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Vertical Gap – Specify the vertical gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the top).
Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.

Example Vertical sheets front side
Example Vertical sheets front side

When using the Continuous Sheeting

  • Select the Continuous Sheeting option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type – Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Blocking – Turn on this setting if you want blocking (noggins) between the sheet and the next sheet above it.
Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
First Sheet– You can enter a width for the first sheet of the wall.
Gap – Specify the horizontal gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the right or left).

IMPORTANT: when using a gap, add the value onto the sheeting otherwise this will be subtracted from the sheeting.
For example: you have a sheet of 1200 and a gap of 20 your sheeting should be 1220 and enter 20 in the gap

Height Sheet – Enter a height for the sheet
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Vertical Gap ‐ Specify the vertical gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the top).
Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.

IMPORTANT: Make sure that the Sheets not to be split isn’t checked in the wall detail dialog box. If you want 2 different sheeting zones to be staggered.

Example Continuous sheets front side
Example Continuous sheets Back side

When using the Horizontal Lap Siding

  • Select the Horizontal Lap Siding option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness 
– This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Height – Enter the Height you want the sheets (beams) to be.
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Max Length – Enter the max. Length of the sheets (Beams)
Module – Enter a value for the spacing (Horizontal gap). Height + gap=module.

IMPORTANT: when using a spacing add the value onto the sheeting (beams) otherwise this will be subtracted from the sheeting (beams).
For example: you have a sheet(beams) of 80 and a gap of 20 your sheeting (beams) should be 100 and enter 20 in the Spacing.

Example Horizontal Lap Siding front side
Example Horizontal Lap Siding Back side

When using the Vertical Siding

  • Select the Vertical Siding option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness 
– This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Control point name – Enter the name of the Control point you have used. (In this case it’s 5). Don’t forget to put the Control point in the Group (hsbConsole) you are using.
Control point type – Enter 0 or 1, if you use O this will center the sheet, if you use 1 this will place the sheets from the side.

Make sure the distribution point is in the same group as the hsbWalls (hsbConsole). Otherwise it will not work.

NOTE: If the Distribution point symbol seems to be too big, this has something to do with the units.

Height plate – Enter a height for the sheet. 
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Module – Enter a value for the spacing (Horizontal gap). Height + gap=spacing

IMPORTANT: When using spacing, add the value of the sheet+the gap you have a sheet of 150 and a gap of 50 your spacing should be 200.

Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.

Example Control point type ‘’1’’
Example Control point type ‘’0’’

NOTEIf the Distribution point symbol seems to be too big, this has something to do with the units.

1. Remove the Distribution point symbol out of your drawing.
2. Purge the drawing.
3. Type ‘units’ in the command line. This will open the ‘drawing Setup’ dialog box.
4. Uncheck the ‘Scale Objects inserted from other drawings’.
5. Insert the Distribution point symbol again.

When using the Vertical Siding2

  • Select the Vertical Siding option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color– Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Gap back– Enter a value for the Back gap.
Gap front– Enter a value for the Front gap.
Material– Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Width– Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

Example Vertical Siding2 front side
Example Vertical Siding2 Back side
Example Vertical Siding2 Top view

When using the Left-Right

  • Select the Left-Right option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 
– This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Blocking – Turn on this setting if you want blocking (noggins) between the sheet and the next sheet above it.
Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
First Sheet – You can enter a width for the first sheet of the wall.
Gap – Specify the horizontal gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the right or left).

IMPORTANT: When using a gap, add the value onto the sheeting otherwise this will be subtracted from the sheeting. (For example: you have a sheet of 1200 and a gap of 20 your sheeting should be 1220 and enter 20 in the gap).

Height Sheet – Enter a height for the sheet
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Vertical Gap‐ Specify the vertical gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the top).
Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.

Example Left-Right front side
Example Left-Right Back side

When using the Vert. latwerk op stijlen

  • Select the Vert. latwerk op stijlen option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.


Example:Vertical front side
Example: Vertical Back side

When using the Type 10

  • Select the Type 10 option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color– Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Gap– Specify the horizontal gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the right or left).
Material– Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Width– Enter the width you want the sheets to be.
Width opening– Enter a value for the opening. (This will make an extra space between the window/Opening and the sheeting).

In this case we have made a width opening of 50 and a gap of 20, the space between the sheeting and the opening is now 70mm

Example: Type 10 front side
Example: Type 10 Back side

When using the Party wall

  • Select the Party wall option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 
– This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Height – Enter a height for the sheet.
Horizontal Gap – Specify the horizontal gap (distance between sheet and next sheet to the right or left).
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Vertical gap – Specify the vertical gap.
Width – Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.


Example: Party wall front side
Example: Party wall Back

When using the Overlap at window

  • Select the Overlap at window option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color– Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
First sheet– Enter a value for the First sheet.
Gap– Specify the vertical gap.
Height sheet– Enter a height for the sheet.
Material– Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Width– Enter the width you want the sheets to be.

You can select predefined Sheeting in the Sheeting catalog.

Example: Overlap at window front side
Example: Overlap at window Back side

When using the Horizontal lath

  • Select the Horizontal lath option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
Height – Enter a height for the sheet (Lath)
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Max. Length – Enter a value for the max.Length of a Lath.
Module – Enter a value for the spacing (Center‐Center of the Laths)

Example: Horizontal lath front side
Example: Horizontal lath Back side

When using Log Siding

  • Select the Log Siding option in the Sheeting distribution type pull down menu.

Zone number – Select the Zone you want the sheeting in.
Sheeting distribution type
– Pull down menu with the different options.
Thickness
 – This is the thickness of the sheet which can be changed here but might result in sheets overlapping.

Color – Select the color that you want the sheet to appear in.
First log height – Enter a value for the first log height.
Height – Enter a height for the sheet.
Material – Enter the name for the sheeting material.
Max. Length – Enter a value for the max. Length of a log.
Tongue height – Enter a value for the Tongue height.

Example: Log Siding front side
Example: Log Siding back side

If you want to return to the original document
How to make hsbWall details – Wall Detail Builder hsbDesign22/23/24/25/26

Updated on 22/11/2023

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