How to convert scanned open mesh to one single surface

Hello everyone,
i have trying to automate a scanned hand mesh which is little kinky to workable single surface not a poly surface…i have tried using subd to convert them to polysulfate .But is
My ultimate aim is to build a ribbon around the naked edge for 2.5 to 25mm.and any pattern design inside them…image attached.

the ultimate aim to convert them into single surface…
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in this the first part of the script contains three mesh which should be turned to surface…
Please let me know any ideas…
Thanks in advance

Why do you need a single surface? That seems like quite a rigerous requirement.


Hi @scottd,
Thanks for a reply.
we are trying to build a configurator using shape diver,a customized 3d printable prosthesis at the end with scanned meshes.
And to answer your question,if i can get a single surface
1.i can easily get a uniform offset from the naked edges to make the connectors.(very important we want it to be uniform and precise in dimension)
2. I will get the flexibility to play with different patterns like say voronoi
Please correct me, if I miss anything.

Something like.

This example may help you. Otherwise it is fun to watch.

Thanks @tay.othman
yeah,i tried it…But this is more clean than i didnt get a clean result like in this vedio…
And also i want it to be automated in GH itself without any manual intervention.
Thanks again

I get your point now, I opened your file and I see NO WAY to convert your meshes to a single surface. I tried subd, but this doesn’t give you a lot of flexibility when it comes to offsetting in GH.

I like your approach working with meshes, I think this is the way to go, have you thought about using Pufferfish for offsetting and or tweening?

Yeah i am glad you tried it…
thanks tay. i havent tried tweening…may it might help me…
But it would be great if i can get a clean surface or atleast clean offset…thats our ultimate goal to make this automation efficient further…
Thanks again @tay.othman

I really appreciate the effort you placed into your design problem, I tried to set up a Voronoi system. it is not that accurate but I don’t think anybody would care about how accurate their Voronoi is.

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I understand that you are looking into a solution that flips patterns based on specific requirements. It can be a tesselation item and It can be done with meshes, just need some extra research.

Hi @tay.othman
really thanks for taking time to help me in this.
i see your script it really helps me to look a different approach towards voronoi in mesh…
But i have to check reduce the compute time as low as possible…i think that is doable
Really thanks tay…
I will have been trying diferent methods for that surface.If i find any i will post it here…

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I’m very interested. And good luck.