Automatic Radius for Coping Beams

When coping beams, especially steel beams, there are many complaints that the cope doesn’t include an automatic radius.  However, if a custom beam is created such that the flanges have a slight radius to them, this shape will be used for the cope, and therefore coping will include a radius.

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2 comments on “Automatic Radius for Coping Beams
  1. Troy White says:

    Great tip! Does detail level matter in this case? Our beam profiles are rounded in fine and at right angles in medium. When I cope, which level of detail takes precedence?

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