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Face Meshing Doesn’t Work On A Simple 2D Narrowing Pipe

    • simsek8
      Subscriber

      Hello,


      I have a pipe which looks like:



      It is 1 part and 3 surface bodies with shared topology.


       


      In meshing part, I used size functions with bias factors on horizontal edges. Everything seems fine. Then I used face meshing but it didn't work. It looks like this:



      Any idea is appreciated.


       


      Best regards.

    • peteroznewman
      Subscriber

      In DesignModeler, add new horizontal plane through the top of the narrow section. Rotate it so the Z axis points up then slice all bodies to get 5 bodies in one part. Face meshing will then give you what you want.

    • simsek8
      Subscriber

      Thank you very much. I figured out except one thing. There is a pop-up message that says:


      'The specified defeaturing tolerance was found to be larger than a specified size. The elements on one or more edges may be defeatured out.'


       

    • peteroznewman
      Subscriber

      You want to set Mesh Defeaturing to No, since it is simple geometry. Defeaturing is useful on complex solid models that have small irrelevant details.


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