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Simulation Is Making Injection Machines Smarter
Engel’s simlink will refine offline simulation with results from actual molding and use Engel’s machine data to constrain simulation within the actual machine’s capabilities.
CAE Services Named Primary Reseller of AutoDesk Moldflow Simulation Software
Partnership between two leaders in moldflow simulation solutions will result in ‘great package deal’ for molders and other users.
To Succeed in Manufacturing, Focus on Your People First
It’s not easy being a custom injection molder in the NYC metro area. For Natech Plastics, the key is developing employees’ skills and commitment.
Convergence of Design and Manufacturing
Clear lines between makers and designers have increasingly been blurred, with manufacturers often taking on tasks formerly in the realm of a design house, and designers asked to think about manufacturability in their napkin sketches.
New Webinar: How to Use Simulation to Reduce Material and Part Cost
Register for this free webinar on reducing downstream risk through injection molding simulation software. (Sponsored Content)
New Alliance To Focus On Sustainable Thermoplastics and Additive Manufacturing In Colorado
The centers created will house equipment critical to the maturation of new additive manufacturing technologies and materials as well as programs that train and educate new generations of professionals, students and technicians.
Rapid Heat & Cool Molding Evolves to Meet Industry Challenges
Technical capabilities of the process have advanced to erase former cycle-time penalties, and ongoing developments address creation of a materials database and new applications in hybrid composite injection overmolding.
Technology Power for Better Intelligence and Optimization
Autodesk is pushing better intelligence for part and mold design with its MoldFlow products and optimizing overall manufacturing with its Delcam tools and CAM specialty products at Booth W8147 in the West Hall.
Software Demonstrations Feature Simulation Tools for Analysts
Autodesk has three demonstrations available at NPE2018 to higlight Moldflow Insight and Moldflow Helius, Moldflow for Design and Powermill.
Injection Molding: New Source of Moldflow Training
RJG Inc. has added Moldflow training to its course roster.
Automotive Composites Get A Boost From New Predictive Engineering Tools
Government-industry-academic consortium develops engineering software to predict mechanical properties of long-fiber thermoplastic composites.
RJG Introduces Low-Cost Part Design Analysis
New service provides quick and affordable analysis early in the design phase.
Use Molding Simulation To Avoid Surface-Finish Defects
It’s not just for successful mold filling and cooling. Simulation can help predict and overcome cosmetic defects in molded parts.
Beaumont Tech Buys Material Characterization Business from Autodesk Moldflow
A trainer in mold analysis and supplier of simulation services acquires testing facilities used to obtain materials data needed for accurate simulation.
Moldflow Announces 2016 Summit
A free, one-day, high-touch event in Detroit, Michigan, showcasing what’s new in Moldflow.
Fakuma Show News: Hot Runners & Tooling
Hot-runner nozzles, manifolds, and controls, as well as other mold components and a new tooling concept made their debut in Friedrichshafen.
3D Printing: Hype Vs. Reality
During the 3D Printing USA Conference IDTechEx's Rachel Gordon gave an update on the state of the 3D printing industry as it’s been quite an interesting 2015.
Shiny New Hot-Runner Plant Is High Tech Showplace
HRSflow employs automation, sophisticated software tools in its first North American production plant.
R&D Thermoformer: Tek Pak Is Launch Pad For New Products
Toolmaker and thermoformer takes concepts to production-ready parts in record time.
Tooling at NPE: Valve Gates & Multi-Tips Top the News
There’s no letup in development of sophisticated hot-runner nozzles and controls. Here’s news in these and other tooling products at the show.
American Injection Molding Institute: ‘A New Kind of Plastics Education’
Building 'foundational knowledge' and critical thinking skills.