GoLive Training: SOLIDWORKS Plastics / Molds

Price: $1,500

Length: 4 days – 9:30am to 1:30pm Pacific

Dates: 2 dates available – See all dates »

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:

  • Basic Flow Analysis
  • Stages in the Process
  • Element Types
  • Meshing
  • The PlasticsManager Tree
  • Input Options
  • Gates
  • Running a Flow Analysis
  • Flow Results
  • Detecting Air Traps
  • Stages in the Process
  • Air Traps
  • Switching Modes for Design Changes
  • Design Changes
  • Parts Created Using Mold Design Tools
  • Detecting Short Shots
  • Stages in the Process
  • Flow Settings
  • Flow Front Central Temperature
  • The Model Manager
  • Stages in the Process
  • Using the Model Manager
  • Copying Parts and Results
  • Batch Manager
  • Summary and Report
  • Gate Locations and Sink Marks
  • Stages in the Process
  • Gate Selection Rules
  • Sink Marks
  • Multiple Cavity Molds
  • Stages in the Process
  • Mirroring Cavities
  • Sketching Runners
  • Runner Design
  • X-Y Plots
  • Runner-Balancing
  • Stages in the Process
  • Local Refinement of Mesh
  • Using Runner-Balancing
  • Gate Freeze
  • Stages in the Process
  • Solid Mesh
  • Pack Settings
  • Flow and Pack Analysis
  • Pack Results
  • Optimizing Cooling Time
  • Stages in the Process
  • Multiple Gates
  • Using Inserts
  • Stages in the Process
  • Cavities and Inserts
  • Materials for Inserts
  • Mesh Repairs
  • Stages in the Process
  • Element Issues
  • Edit Mesh

Upcoming Dates

May 2018: 05/29 – 06/01

Oct 2018: 10/09 – 10/12


Don’t forget to register for your online training!

Get in Touch