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SW is meshing the empty space inside a hollow part

Question asked by Loren Sackett on Jul 5, 2011
Latest reply on Aug 25, 2011 by Loren Sackett

I have had this problem on multiple occasions in the past and was hoping that one of you folks might have a solution.

 

When I have a hollow part, where the hollow volume is completely enclosed, SW Simulation will sometimes mesh the hollow volume instead of the material volume.

 

The workaround I have used in the past is to cut an insiginifcant hole into the hollow volume so that the hollow volume is no longer completely enclosed.  This method works, but I don't like this workaround and was hoping for a better solution.

 

Thanks in advance.

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