SOLIDWORKS Plastics Basic

Learn how to predict how melted plastic flows during the injection molding to prevent manufacturing defects such as weld lines.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics Basic

Course Duration: 2 Day

Compulsory Pre-Reqs:

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials
  • Mechanical design experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of plastic materials, plastic part design, and/or injection mold design

Main Topics Covered:

  • Basic Flow Analysis
  • Detecting a Short Shot
  • Automation Tools
  • Injection Locations and Sink Marks
  • Materials
  • Mesh manipulation
  • Detecting Air-Traps 
  • Gate Blush 
  • Packing and Cooling Times 
  • Multiple-Cavity Molds 
  • Symmetry Analysis 
  • Valve Gates and Hot Runners 
  • Reaction Injection Molding 
  • Using Inserts

SOLIDWORKS Plastics Basic

Price: $1,200.00