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Volume Mesher

Basic Coord. Object

Volume Mesher

This Generator can be used to convert Voxels back to polygons. The following objects can be made Child objects of it:

How can Voxels be converted back to polygons?

As described under Volume Type, each Voxel has its own value. Simply put, the Volume Mesher does nothing other than create a polygon surface that runs through Voxels with the same value (this is an absolute value, defined by the Surface Threshold setting).

Simplified depiction of a polygon-generating Volume Mesher

The Volume Mesher’s resolution depends on the size of the Voxels (corresponds to the Volume Builder’s Voxel Size setting).