Welcome to part three of our tips and tricks blog series for getting started in Altair Inspire Cast. In parts one and two we addressed common meshing issues involving sleeves and vents. In this blog, we discuss issues that may lie internally.
Having issues getting a part to mesh in Altair Inspire Cast but don’t see any external geometry issues? The issue may be internal. Using a few simple tools in Inspire Cast, we can quickly check on this.
While the part is selected, hold the “CTRL” key on your keyboard to turn the part translucent (this can also be accomplished using the part editor window).
Once we’ve located the problem it can be removed using the Push/Pull Command to cover the void.
Problem solved! This part is now able to mesh without any further issues.
In our next quick tip, we answer a more general frequently asked question: What size elements should I use for my simulation? Find out here.
About Drew Tucker
Drew Tucker is an Application Engineer for Manufacturing Solutions at Altair. He is the lead for Altair's explicit manufacturing simulation solutions in the Americas, and is heavily involved in metal casting & prototyping. Drew is a graduate from Western Michigan University's Engineering College and has over 10 years experience in manufacturing sector. Drew is focused on bridging the gap between additive and traditional manufacturing technologies specifically, through the use of simulation software.
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