Reza Sarkamari shows how you can use nCloth properties to create a disintegration effect in Maya.
Soft body dynamics handle a range of effects in 3D, not just cloth. An example of its versatility is this tutorial from
Reza Sarkamari who shows how you can use Maya’s nCloth to create a quick disintegration effect. The tutorial walks through how to prepare the scene beforehand and use force fields and solvers to achieve the right look.
About Reza Sarkamari.
Reza Sarkamari has nearly two decades in the industry under his belt and is a Maya Certified Professional, a Nuke Certified Trainer, and an Adobe Certified Specialist.