Length: 4 days - 9:00am to 1:00pm PST

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials and a fundamental knowledge of plastic materials, plastic part design, and/or injection mold design.

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:

  1. Basic Flow Analysis
  2. Detecting Air Traps
  3. Detecting Short Shots
  4. The Model Manager
  5. Gate Locations and Sink Marks
  6. Multiple Cavity Molds
  7. Runner-Balancing
  8. Gate Freeze
  9. Optimizing Cooling Time
  10. Using Inserts
  11. Mesh Repairs


Items included with course (to be sent to the shipping address provided):

SOLIDWORKS training manual

SOLIDWORKS Plastics / Injection Mold Simulation - Instructor Led Online Training

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