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Problem in Cutting some bodies in Ansys Design Modeler

Problem in Cutting some bodies in Ansys Design Modeler

Problem in Cutting some bodies in Ansys Design Modeler


According to the following picture, I want to cut Spheres1,2,3 by surface body. For this work, I extruded this surface body with using Cut material option. But this way only worked for a sphere (Sphere1) and not worked for another spheres (Sphere 2,3). What does this happen? What is problem?

The above Workbench file is as follows:


I am grateful that guide me in this case.


RE: Problem in Cutting some bodies in Ansys Design Modeler

Cut only works on unfrozen bodies. The other spheres must be frozen. If they were not, all 3 spheres would boolean themselves into one sphere. If you want to do all 3 at once, you need to slice them. When you slice, the sliced bodies must be frozen. If they were unfrozen, the 2 parts would boolean themselves back together.

Rick Fischer
Principal Engineer
Argonne National Laboratory

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