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Why can you use a Plastic material in a Static study?

Question asked by Kevin De Smet on Mar 23, 2013
Latest reply on Mar 26, 2013 by Jim Montgomery

I have always wondered why Simulation allows the user to assign a Plastic material in a Static study. Isn't this in 99% of the cases just asking for trouble? Would it not be better if Simulation would warn the user or outright forbid it to be possible?


Are there any cases where using a Plastic can be justified for a Static run, if so I'd love to hear people's experiences with this!