peteroznewman
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Ekill is not automatically applied during a solution. This topic shows ekill and other failure criteria. 

https://forum.ansys.com/forums/topic/i-want-to-see-the-failure/

Note that the links to the script were broken during one of the many upgrades to this website  : (

Here is a good reference: https://simutechgroup.com/performing-ekill-element-death-in-mechanical

If you use the Explicit Dynamics solver, elements that have failed are automatically removed from the solution, which continues along without them.