Sandeep Medikonda
Ansys Employee

[EDITED]


Hi Mateusz,


The solid model process in ANSYS Composite PrepPost is based on the process for shell models. The composite model setup is identical to the setup of shell models. The composite layup is always based on a surface model.


A solid model of the layup is created by solid extrusion based on the surface of the layup. ACP extrudes the solid model based on the layer information.


Now you are right about your conclusion, we can't pass solids to explicit.


Regards,
Sandeep
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