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Clear plastic appears white-ish when rendered?

Question asked by Ben Stein on May 7, 2016
Latest reply on May 13, 2016 by Ben Stein

Hello everyone,


I have been working on creating a pen in SolidWorks and have rendered the final assembly numerous times.


The appearance of the tubing and tip of the pen are set to 'Translucent Plastic'.


The first few times I rendered the pen, the plastic tubing and tip came out as expected (clear and shiny - as shown below).

Pen Render V3.JPG

However, whenever I render the pen now, the tubing and tip appear white-ish (shown below), even though I have not changed any bloom/colour settings of the plastic. Can anyone explain why this is happening?

Pen Render V4.JPG

I have also tried rendering in clear glass, which works fine but does not have the same desired effect as plastic (shown below).

Pen Render V5.JPG