Length: 4 days - 9:30am to 1:30pm PST
Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials and a fundamental knowledge of plastic materials, plastic part design, and/or injection mold design.
- Working knowledge of SolidWorks required
Description: Plastics: Use specialized simulation software tools to predict the cool, flow, pack, and warp phases of the injection molding process. Molds: Learn several manual mold creation techniques and how to use the Mold Tools in SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
Topics covered in this course:
- Basic Flow Analysis
- Detecting Air Traps
- Detecting Short Shots
- The Model Manager
- Gate Locations and Sink Marks
- Multiple Cavity Molds
- Gate Freeze
- Optimizing Cooling Time
- Using Inserts
- Mesh Repairs