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Old   April 16, 2020, 12:58
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Hi all,



I am trying to hex mesh a periodic pipe unit, which has a helical groove running from inlet uptill outlet. That hasn't been successful so far.

Any pointers on how can I achieve this would be great.
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Hello,

I do not know if you have found a solution to this already, however I thought of this other thread when I saw your geometry: Icem for twist plate issue
as I thought it was similar to what you are trying to do.

I would try using the O-Grid technique as described there.

Another option would be to do hybrid meshing or even unstructured meshing, if possible.
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