Advanced hex meshing for challenging simulations

Maximize your investment in simulation technology. Beat competitors to market with higher quality, longer-lasting products. Reduce the costs of physical prototyping and testing.

Coreform Cubit’s pre-processing capabilities and hex-dominant meshing tools minimize the time spent on model preparation for FEA and CFD while maximizing control over mesh quality to get the right mesh for high-quality solutions to demanding problems. Coreform Cubit helps you maximize the benefit of your investment in simulation technology.

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Supported Operating Systems

Windows 10

Mac OS X 10.14

Ubuntu 22

CentOS 7

Key Features & Capabilities

Comprehensive toolset

Everything you need for CAD Import, preprocessing, hex meshing, hex dominant meshing, and export.

Semi-automated hex meshing

Rich set of hex meshing and hex dominant meshing tools for streamlining the creation of analysis-ready models for challenging simulations.

Expert-level mesh control

Industry-leading mesh analysis and improvement tools for complete control from Jacobians to vertices.

Scripting & automation

Python integration and scripting tools support automation to increase model generation throughput.

Comprehensive toolset for streamlining CAD prep for hex mesh generation

Coreform Cubit includes everything needed for streamlined progress from CAD to analysis, with full-featured capabilities for geometry preparation and mesh generation, analysis, and fine-tuning.

Break the geometry bottleneck to reduce modeling time

Preparing CAD geometry for meshing consumes more time and resources than any other stage of the CAE process. Coreform Cubit provides powerful, user-guided automated tools to make geometry cleanup and simplification fast and satisfying.

Create / modify geometry

Solid geometry creation, CAD import, and modification tools, including Boolean operations.

Auto-heal dirty CAD

Geometry analysis and repair tools to fix geometric and topological errors from imported CAD by trimming, stitching, and rebuilding.

Imprint & merge

Unique interactive tools to enable efficient and robust conformal meshing of multi-volume assemblies.

Smart defeaturing

User-guided, automated routines for detecting and removing sliver curves and surfaces.

Mesh any CAD geometry with robust hex meshing, hex dominant meshing, and tet meshing algorithms

Coreform Cubit supplies a comprehensive meshing feature-set for surface and solid meshing with a wide variety of element types and methods for automating and streamlining mesh creation.

Battle-tested algorithms

Deep stock of hex mesh and hex dominant mesh generation algorithms including paving, mapping, sub-mapping, sweeping and multi-sweeping.

Smart controls

User-guided adaptive or fully automatic interval sizing and scheme selection.

Unrivaled hex meshing

State-of-the-art structured and unstructured quad meshing, hex meshing, and hex dominant meshing with powerful, smart automation options.

Multi-scheme tet meshing

Multi-scheme automatic tri/tet meshing schemes leveraging industry standard Distene MeshGems, Delaunay, and advancing front algorithms.

Semi-automated hex meshing with interactive smart tools

Create faster high-quality hex meshes by deploying Coreform Cubit’s interactive automation capabilities, on demand and to your precise specifications.

✂ Model cleanup

Detection and automatic removal of blend surfaces which interfere with automated hex sweeping algorithms

⚎ Smart decomp

Smart detection/suggestion of decomposition operations needed to enable mapping, sub-mapping or sweeping schemes for hex meshing

⟳ Autoscheme

Automatic meshing scheme selection based on user-adjustable topological and geometric criteria

↯ Smart sweep

Smart recognition of nearly sweepable topologies and suggestion of source-target pairs

⇛ Forced sweep

Detection and automatic surface-compositing to force a sweep topology

Expert-level mesh controls for superior quality and precision

Industry-leading capabilities for specifying mesh properties, analyzing mesh quality, and performing precise local or global mesh modifications

Mesh quality analysis and visualization ◢

Quality analysis with general and element-type-specific metrics for quad, tri, tet, hex, and wedge elements, including aspect ratio, area/volume, min/max angle, Jacobians, condition number, distortion, and approximate maximum timestep (for explicit transient dynamics).

Mesh property controls ◢

Adaptivity and sizing function options for controlling mesh density in response to geometric or user-defined properties, including local field variable solution values from previous analyses. User-specified fixed or variable-firmness interval sizing, including arc span and curve biasing.

Mesh smoothing and optimization ◢

Smoothing algorithms: equipotential, condition-number optimizing, length-weighted and smart Laplacian, Winslow elliptic. Mean ratio and edge length smoothing provided by MESQUITE, a mesh optimization toolkit by Argonne National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.

Mesh refinement and scaling ◢

Multiple methods for global or local conformal refinement with automatically generated transition elements per user specification, including pillowing and directional sheet operations to reduce or create anisotropy.

Powerful scripting & process automation for maximum simulation throughput

Replayable journal files

All GUI input is automatically echoed to the command line and saved as an editable, replayable journal file.

Python scripting

Scripting functionality is available directly via the command line with a built-in Python interpreter, or via file input for batch mode operation.


Journaled command sequences and Python scripts can be launched with user-created, importable custom command buttons and toolbars.

Integration via SDK

Available SDK allows deep customization for seamless custom workflow integration via Python or C++.

Mesh images courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories (available: CUBIT® is a registered trademark of National Technology & Engineering Solutions, LLC.

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