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Rendering clear plastics in Solidworks Visualize

Question asked by Christiaan Van Aardt on Mar 9, 2017
Latest reply on May 27, 2017 by Christopher Lewis

I have a clear plastic cup that I created in SW. In SW I applied a transparent plastic

that appears clear SW but when opening the part in Visualize the clear plastic appears solid. Even when I apply a clear plastic appearance that is found in Visualize library it is not entirely clear (maybe 10%). This is for all plastics.

I have tried glass appearance but this is not realistic to a polyprop or polycarb plastic.

does anyone have solution for this or even a custom material with its setting that I can use in Visualize please.