SIGMASOFT Virtual Molding

10 N Martingale Rd. Ste. 620
Schaumburg, IL 60173 US

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Extrusion: Simulation Software Permits Die Optimization
Long-established supplier of mold and hot runner simulation software adds extrusion to its mix.

Injection Molding: Solve Two Problems at Once With Autonomous Optimization
Automated “virtual DOE” software can optimize mold design for one or more variables in injection molding.

LSR potholder with thin walls and long flow lengths will be molded at K 2019.

Injection Molding: New Software Shares Simulation Results Among Development Partners
New SigmaInteract software from Sigma Engineering helps different departments or project partners share simulation results.

How does injection molding relate to plastics recycling and reuse? K 2019 will provide some answers.

K 2019 Preview: Injection Molding Goes for the ‘Green’
‘Circular Economy’ joins Industry 4.0 as common themes of injection molding exhibits in Düsseldorf.

Sigmasoft Autonomous Optimization ensured successful filling of this LSR pot holder, which has walls 1 mm thick and flow length up to 135 mm.

Get Better Control of Your LSR Molding
Better control of LSR mixing/dosing and cold-runner valve-gate injection, as well as improved mold-design capabilities are highlighted at Molding 2019 Conference.

Honeycomb design of this LSR pot holder has cell walls 1 mm thick and a flow length up to 135 mm.

Autonomous Optimization Proves Its Worth in LSR Molding
Sigmasoft Autonomous Optimization automatically ran and analyzed 60 simulations to find the best way to mold a challenging LSR part.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

Autonomous Optimization software automatically performs hundreds or thousands of simulations within a predetermined operating space to help find the optimum balance of desired results.

Automate Injection Molding Simulation With Autonomous Optimization
Simulation not only predicts how a mold will fill, but also provides guidance to make it fill better. The new technology of Autonomous Optimization automatically performs hundreds or thousands of simulations, testing multiple variables—gating, venting and cooling, for example—and learning which combinations help achieve objectives for injection pressure, cycle time, warpage, etc.

Arburg is molding LSR/LSR watchstraps

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: LSR in the Spotlight
LSR remains a popular topic, visible at numerous molding demos at the show.

KraussMaffei’s FiberForm cell performs multi-material overmolding

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Multicomponent Injection and Blow Molding Demos
Multicolor and multimaterial molding includes composites, LSR, and even barrier preforms and bottles at this show.

Industry 4.0 explained by VDMA

Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.

Sigmasoft LSR simulation

Two-Color LSR Molding Fine-Tuned with Flow Simulation
“Virtual Molding” simulation can model all aspects of LSR molding, even with two colors.

Mold Simulation Now Optimizes Processing
Sigmasoft mold simulation now finds the optimum process conditions to suit the mold.

Virtual Tool Alloy Selection Confirms Benefits in Cost & Part Quality
Using simulation to understand cost-benefit ratio in using tool alloys with high thermal conductivity. 

Trends and News Discussed at Silicone and TPE Elastomers Conference
Smithers Rapra’s first U.S. summit included new LSR and TPE materials.

Moldex 3D simulation by RJG Inc.

RJG Introduces Low-Cost Part Design Analysis
New service provides quick and affordable analysis early in the design phase.

Unusual 2K LSR Process at Molding Conference
Single-barrel machine and single-pump dispensing system produce two-color part.

T-coupling in a single barrel LSR system

News in LSR Molding at K 2016
Two-color molding with one injection barrel and pumping system.

Remote machine monitoring status

K 2016 Preview: Injection Molding
Adapting injection molding to the concept of Industry 4.0 is gaining momentum. At this show you’ll see that the interconnected, integrated “factory of the future” is almost here.

Simulation Meets Reality: Physical & Virtual Molding of LSR
Growing sophistication in simulating the molding performance of LSR is evident in the case of this exceedingly complex part. Actual molding trials validated the predictions of simulated ‘virtual molding.’

SIMULATION: Improved Simulation of Injection Mold Cooling
Simultaneous modeling of mold filling and coolant flow is new.

Product Categories of SIGMASOFT Virtual Molding

Product & Tool Design, Analysis Software (CAD/CAM/CAE)

Trade Names

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