DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SOFTWARE

Design & Mfg. Software

How to Learn Mold Design Virtually

Plastics Engineering program instructors share their strategies for successful virtual learning for hands-on injection mold design.
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Design & Mfg. Software

Use Volumetric Shrinkage Predictions to Improve Part Quality

Simulation evaluates root cause and the impact of wall thickness, gate and cooling modifications.

Design & Mfg. Software

Understanding the Value of Scientific Injection Mold Cooling

Injection molds are heat exchangers, so proper cooling is necessary to improve part quality, maximize profits and maintain your company’s reputation. 
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EDM

Combining Customized Software with CMM Reduces Production Bottleneck

In order to reduce downtime on its EDM and CNC machines when setting up new jobs, moldmaker Kavia Tooling turned to a coordinate measuring machine from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to create an offline zero transfer system ahead of the manufacturing process for parts and electrodes. 
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Design & Mfg. Software

MMT Chat: Lessons in Simulation

This mechanical engineer has a passion for simulation because he has spent most of his career working in injection molding and truly sees the value of detecting problems early in the design phase of a project.

Mold Components

Parametric Hydraulic Locking Cylinder Models Cover All Native CAD Formats

PFA offers an enhanced user experience for all current and older versions of native CAD file formats, including Catia, Creo-ProE, Inventor and more.
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Design & Mfg. Software

How to Design High-Efficiency Capabilities into an Injection Mold/Molding System

Mold builders can boost profits and part quality with expert analysis and optimization techniques.
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Data Management Software

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Software

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Software.
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Design & Mfg. Software

3 Simple Strategies of Scientific Injection Molding

Enhance part design, mold design and processing conditions by using the inputs from scientific injection molding in three easy steps.
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Data Management Software

How to Use Servos and Sensors to Advance Process Control

A servo and sensor combination that makes the mold the machine presents opportunities to advance process control.