Ram Gopisetti
Ansys Employee

Hi, onw way is to use SPR and MPR in the ONE_WAY_SURFACE_TO_SURFACE_TIEBREAK card and use S=INTFOR in the run expression you can get the contact gap contours in intfor, check the binout for RCFORC for tie area and z_force curve as indicater when the tie got break.

cheers, RamĀ