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D-Flow Flexible Mesh

D-Flow Flexible Mesh (D-Flow FM) is the new software engine for hydrodynamical simulations on unstructured grids in 1D-2D-3D. Together with the familiar curvilinear meshes from Delft3D 4, the unstructured grid can consist of triangles, pentagons (etc.) and 1D channel networks, all in one single mesh. It combines proven technology from the hydrodynamic engines of Delft3D 4 and SOBEK 2 and adds flexible administration, resulting in:

  • Easier 1D-2D-3D model coupling, intuitive setup of boundary conditions and meteorological forcings (amongst others).
  • More flexible 2D gridding in delta regions, river junctions, harbours, intertidal flats and more.
  • High performance by smart use of multicore architectures, and grid computing clusters.
An overview of the current developments can be found here.
The D-Flow FM - team would be delighted if you would participate in discussions on the generation of meshes, the specification of boundary conditions, the running of computations, and all kinds of other relevant topics. Feel free to share your smart questions and/or brilliant solutions! 


We have launched a new website (still under construction so expect continuous improvements) and a new forum dedicated to Delft3D Flexible Mesh.

Please follow this link to the new forum: 

Post your questions, issues, suggestions, difficulties related to our Delft3D Flexible Mesh Suite on the new forum.





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Materials That Can Be Shot Blasted

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Materials That Can Be Shot Blasted

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 3/9/20 Recent Posts
Have you come across the word Shot Blasting, but are you aware of the fact that what materials can and cannot be shot blasted? In this post of mine, we have highlighted what materials can be shot blasted? 
Firstly, let us come to a conclusion what is Shot Blasting?
It is a technique of cleansing primarily used to smoothen the surface materials. This method is often used on large scales in factories, such as on automotive production sectors. The process of Shot Blasting comprises firing several tiny fragments (metal balls) at a material to eradicate or alter the top surface of any material. One of the primary uses is for arranging the surface of metal materials, like steel, for painting and to give it an appealing touch. This technique can also be used for some other materials, whereas on surfaces, it should not be used. 
Metal is one of the most usually shot blasted material as the sturdy surface of several metals, such as iron and steel. This means that this method is adequate to evade, clean, and change the top surface layer of the material for the preferred effect.
Other than Metal, the most frequented shot blasted material is concrete. This unique method of blasting is mostly used to assist in the clearing of concrete flooring, mostly in big factories and warehouses. The concrete comprises a sturdy, robust, and compact material, and the fierce shots do not destruct the composition of the flooring. Whereas it merely removes the stain surface resultant in a smooth, clean floor.It is pretty much clear that Shot Blasting or Sand Blasting is a useful method for cleaning, but we should also be aware of the fact that it cannot be used for everything. Thus, in the next post of mine, I will present to you about materials that cannot be Shot Blasted.