Exploring the: Mold Simulation Zone
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Optimize Plug Shape for Thermoforming
Software will adjust the shape to provide more uniform material thickness in the formed part
Mold Filling Simulation: What, When, Why, How
Mold-filling analysis is the right direction to go, but if you want to arrive at your destination—good parts and an efficient process—you’ll need to pay attention to all the details and select an experienced professional to do the analysis.
What’s New in Mold Simulation
Seamless integration with CAD and FEA structural analysis is a common theme among the major software products.
Tips and Techniques: Mold Filling Analysis Now You Can Adapt Injection Mold Filling Simulation for MuCell
While mold-filling simulation is a very common tool for predicting the fill patterns of an injection mold, in our judgment there is not yet a commercially available, satisfactory filling simulation for microcellular foam molding.
Flow Analysis Gets It Right the First Time
This molder's trial parts showed visible flaws that made them unusable. Simple changes in tooling, processing, or materials couldn't fix it. But flow simulation provided an answer that worked right off the bat.
Molding Simulation Gets Easier Than Ever
In the mid-'90s, when Peter Rucinski worked for a plastics resin supplier, he broke his company's record by performing 30 mold simulations in one year.
DME Teams Up with P.E.T.S.
DME Co., Madison Heights, Mich., has formed a strategic alliance with Plastic Engineering & Technical Services, Inc. (P.E.T.S.), Auburn Hills, Mich.
Mold Design Software Gets an Upgrade
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Next month, Missler Software in France will release its newest mold-design and machining software, TopSolid Mold 2010.
NPE 2009 News Flash
Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn.
Molding Simulation: New Frontiers in Process Prediction
Software suppliers agree that 3D simulation of injection mold filling, packing, cooling, shrinkage, and warpage is fairly mature.