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yahya December 2, 2012 19:28

Can I keep some bodies freezed before meshing?
 
I have to create multibody part, in which those bodies are in contact. However, when I create them they merge by default into one body...the only way I found to keep them as separated bodies is to freeze some of them...but when I unfreeze them later after I finish they merge again.
My question: can I keep some bodies frozen and finish building the model and then go the meshing application? in other words, do I need to unfreeze any frozen bodies after finish modeling the geometry i.e. before going to the meshing ?
If not can anyone tell me a way to keep those contacted bodies separated (not merged)?

best regards

jrunsten December 3, 2012 03:36

It doesn't matter if the are frozen or not when you are meshing

PSYMN December 3, 2012 12:26

Right, when in doubt, try it out. ;)

yahya December 3, 2012 12:29

Quote:

Originally Posted by PSYMN (Post 395499)
Right, when in doubt, try it out. ;)

I will try it for sure
but my question there will be no problem if I kept some bodies frozen and some active?

PSYMN December 3, 2012 12:32

No, Josef was right. It doesn't matter in the mesher.


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