satin

Mapdl.satin(name='', extension='', path='', entity='', fmt='', nocl='', noan='', **kwargs)

Transfers a .SAT file into the ANSYS program.

APDL Command: ~SATIN

Parameters
name

The name of a valid .SAT file, created with a supported version of ACIS. The first character of the file name must be an alphanumeric. Special characters such as & - and * and spaces are not permitted in the part name. See File Names in the Command Reference for more information about ANSYS file naming conventions.

extension

The extension for the file. The default extension is .sat.

path

The path name of the directory in which the file resides enclosed in single quotes. The default path name is the current working directory.

entity

Entity to be imported.

SOLIDS - Solids only, imported as ANSYS volumes (Not implemented, imports All).

SURFACES - Surfaces only, imported as ANSYS areas (Not implemented, imports All).

WIREFRAME - Wireframe only, imported as ANSYS lines (Not implemented, imports All).

ALL - All entities. Use this option when the file contains different types of

entities.

fmt

The format in which ANSYS will store the model.

0 - Neutral format (default). Defeaturing after import is restricted.

1 - Solid format; this allows defeaturing after import.

nocl

Remove tiny objects.

0 - Remove tiny objects without checking model validity (default).

1 - Do not remove tiny objects.

noan

Perform an ACIS analysis of the model.

0 - Analyze the model (default).

1 - Do not analyze the model.

Notes

More information on importing ACIS parts is available in ACIS in the Connection User’s Guide.