Shell Color

You can display shells by color to identify the thickness or material of the shell. Every shell with a unique thickness or material appears in a unique color.

Shells without a material assignment are also shown in a unique color. Model faces that are not assigned to shells become translucent.


Thickness or Material

Displays shell information by thickness or material.


  • Lists the thickness or material of the various shells.
  • Double-click the Color box to select a new color from a palette.


  • To access this PropertyManager, click Simulation > Shells and click Show Color by Thickness or Show Color by Material.
  • When displaying shells by thickness, you can edit the callouts or Thickness column under Color to change the thickness.
  • You can create a mesh quality plot showing the thickness or material of the shells.