# How to model both side splice connection

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$$The design of two-side operations (like splices) is now easier than ever before. Add the backing plate to model everything in one operation.Take advantage of the predefined templates: The template prepared the topology, load effects, and one manufacturing operation - just ready to run the calculation. Of course, everything can be edited and you can change the parameters of the SPL manufacturing operation including the splice and also its backing plate.$$