September 27, 2017 at 11:19 amnselvaraAnsys Employee
Can I use STL files to create solid geometry in SpaceClaim Engineer?
October 17, 2017 at 7:33 amArunAnsys Employee
Yes, there is a check box in the Options menu under the File options section for STL files: Import as body. Check this option on to import STL files as solids. This imports a solid with the same faces as the STL mesh and you can modify the geometry the same way you would edit solids created in SpaceClaim. Check ON the Merge Faces option to merge the mesh faces during import
September 10, 2020 at 4:05 pmOjas_BabannavarSubscriberWhen I do this, a lot of facets are being created in the solid body. How to get a complete solid body with just the original number of facets?.
September 10, 2020 at 7:07 pmpeteroznewmanSubscriberwhen you import an STL file, you get exactly the original facets that are in the STL file.nDo you mean that if you have a smooth solid body, put a mesh on it, deform it in Static Structural then export the deformed shape, you get an STL file with a lot of facets?n
January 18, 2023 at 8:04 pmSneh PatelSubscriber
I have the same issue. I got a deformed geometry from static structural then exported that deformed shape as STL file. When I open it in HFSS, it becomes distorted. So I tried converting STL file to solid body in Spaceclaim, but I am stuck.
Ultimately, I was to perform EM analysis on deformed shape in HFSS.
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