PT ZONE: Mold Simulation

Could your RFQ process be jeopardized by a retirement?
The moldmaking industry has lately lamented its talent depletion by demographic shift, as aging toolmakers step away from their benches for the last time, primarily focusing on the shopfloor and steel-cutting implications, but what about the front office and quoting? More (+)
SOFTWARE: More accurate quotes, faster
Cost-estimating software is taking mold quoting from back-of-the-envelope guesswork to computer-generated model. More (+)


News in Molding Simulation at K 2013 Show

At October's K 2013, suppliers of injection molding simulation software displayed solutions addressing a number of hot topics, as well as technology to speed up handling of larger models and multiple iterations.

amerimold 2014 Open for Business

The event includes an exhibit hall, technical conference and production sourcing events.

Mold Simulation: Get Best Results With Good Materials Data

Want the best results from your flow analysis software? Of course you do. But you stand a better chance for success if you pay particular attention to the material data used by the software.

‘How Will It Mold?’ Brand-New Test Method Relates Material, Mold & Machine

It's the first material characterization method developed specifically for evaluating the injection moldability of a plastic melt.

Tier 1 Automotive Molder Uses Team Approach to Mold Simulation

SRG Global calls in outside assistance to solve a tricky technical problem.

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Mold Simulation


Software simulation is a necessary tool that assists injection molders and moldmakers to optimize the design and process of molds and to better understand the injection molding process. Simulation software is designed to help reduce the need for prototypes, avoid potential manufacturing defects, and get innovative products to market faster.

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