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Altair Manufacturing Sep 18, 2020
Altair Inspire Cast is a fast, easy, accurate, and affordable simulator for early casting feasibility and process development; it’s a tool that allows you to create a metal casting such as aluminum and steel and incorporate an assortment of different components to run trial and error tests. The setup for a casting process inside of Altair Inspire Cast contains five steps. Learn how to perform a simulation and choose components here.
Altair Manufacturing Jul 23, 2020
Altair Inspire Cast features many component types that you can include in your casting simulation. One component that can be used to control the solidification of your model is the chiller.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
Have you run into a case where the alloy you cast isn't found in the Inspire Cast database? Well, it's easy enough to add in a custom material yourself! Here's how to do it in a few easy steps.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
In this final quick tip, you’ll learn how to gain solidThinking unit access and portal.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
Having issues getting a part to mesh in Altair Inspire Cast but don’t see any external geometry issues? The issue may be internal voids.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
Having trouble getting your high pressure die casting simulation to mesh in Altair Inspire Cast? The problem may be vents.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
Have you ever received the “element size is very small” error in Inspire Cast? Component Mesh Factors allow you to manipulate the element sizes of individual components based on the element size of the main part in Altair Inspire Cast.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
Having trouble getting your high-pressure die casting simulation to mesh in Altair Inspire Cast? The problem may be in long, thin geometric features.
Altair Manufacturing Apr 16, 2020
In this blog, we’re discussing how to choose the right size element for your simulation. This is a common question that comes up when running simulations in Altair Inspire Cast, and there is one rule that applies when trying to size your elements.