"Mesh generation error. Bad topology in SP1" for a plate imported from DXF connected with bolts.
See the Connection Wednesdays – 3 most common traps in connection design webinar recording and find out why such an error can appear and how it can be solved.
In this webinar, we showcased how to import a custom plate using the DXF file from your CAD. At the same time, an error appeared due to bolt holes that were imported as well.
After fixing this issue, you could see the modeling of the connecting plate of bracings in two different forms: using a stiffening plate (also from DXF) and by connecting plate operation which can offer some advantages in this case.