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Thread analysis-How should I set up the contact between the thread faces.

Question asked by Peter Shefte on May 4, 2015
Latest reply on May 4, 2015 by Mike Pogue

Trying to do an analysis of two parts to see how they threads interact.  Made the thread flank faces a no penetration contact set with a small gap between them.  The analysis runs, but gets to a point where it seems to get into a loop and will not complete.  Do I need to break the thread surfaces into several smaller contact sets? Looking for suggestions.