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Old   March 20, 2016, 17:58
Default SHM - Change tolerance to deal with gaps in CAD geom
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Hi,

I have a geometry which has some gap in the CAD, but I am not able to edit this. Is there any way to change tolerance in snappyHexMesh in order to make such gaps invisible to the mesh generator?

The problem is that I have fluid inside this geometry, and I should not. The figure shows the geometry. In the top, it was well recognized, but the bottom part of the engine it was meshed inside it..

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Old   March 21, 2016, 04:11
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I would have thought it would be better to repair the STL using something like the MeshLab: http://meshlab.sourceforge.net/
Then use surfaceConvert function to clean your stl and see that its good for use.
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