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UF_MODL_trace_a_ray Works on FACET Body ?

Hello, Will ray (by using UF_MODL_trace_a_ray) hit on Facet Body, I have a STL surface and I wanted to find a hit point on it? Will the API supports such Facet Body? Thanks in advance.

Re: UF_MODL_trace_a_ray Works on FACET Body ?

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Have you tried any of the examples at the solution center?

From my understanding only solid geometry in supported, but then I am not an expert.

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Re: UF_MODL_trace_a_ray Works on FACET Body ?

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If you use NX11, and your body is a "convergent" one, then I'd guess that UF_MODL_trace_a_ray will work. Convergent bodies are real solid bodies, even though their faces are facetted "mesh" surfaces.


But, this is just a guess -- I haven't tried it myself.