Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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ShellRegion

ShellRegion[reg]
gives a solid shell of a 3D region reg.

ShellRegion[reg,t]
gives a solid shell of reg with minimal thickness t.

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  • ShellRegion is typically used to hollow out a solid to save material when printing a 3D object.
  • ShellRegion preserves the outer surface of an object.

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Find the shell of a ball:

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Find the shell of a mesh region:

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Specify a thickness:

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Introduced in 2016
(11.0)