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Example of Find Contact Sets with Clearance

Consider the following example where you want to find contact sets between the red and blue blocks. Vertex A is 2mm from the nearest face of the red component. Vertex B is 8 mm from the nearest face of the red component.

A tentative contact set is found between the components with the following settings:

  • Select Non-touching faces.

  • Type a value less than 2mm for Minimum clearance.

  • Type a value greater than 8mm for Maximum clearance.

A tentative contact set is not found between the components with any of the following settings:

  • Select Touching faces.


  • Select Non-touching faces and type a value greater than 2mm for Minimum Clearance and a value less than 8 mm for Maximum Clearance.

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