SolidWorks Training on Mould Tool and Die Design by ACADEMIX

SolidWorks Training - Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy

Mould Design Using SolidWorks: Hands-on Training
Prerequisites: SolidWorks Essentials.
Description: Mould Design Using SolidWorks teaches you several manual mold creation techniques and how to use the Mould Tools in SolidWorks mechanical design automation software.
Course Duration: 2 days
Lesson 1: Core and Cavity
Core and Cavity Mould Design
SolidWorks Mould Tools
Problematic File Translations
Mold Analysis Tools
Analyzing Draft on a Model
Draft Analysis Colors
Adding Draft
Scale the Part to Allow for Shrinkage
Determine the Parting Lines
Manual Selection Of Parting Lines
Modeling the Parting Surfaces
Smoothing the Parting Surface
Surface Bodies
Interlocking the Mould Tooling
Creating the Mould Tooling
Lesson 2: Multiple Parting Directions
Multiple Parting Directions
Trapped Moulding Areas
Side Cores
Core Pins
Case Study: Electrode Design
Electrode Clearances
Keeping the Sharp Edges
Lesson 3: Importing and Repairing Geometry
Beyond the Basics
Importing Data
3D Model Types
Geometry vs. Topology
What is a Solid?
Creating Solids from Surfaces
Decomposing a Solid into Surfaces
Surface Types
File Translators
Modeling Systems
File Translation
Why Do Imports Fail?
Diagnosis and Repair
Checking Solid Bodies
Making Copies of Faces
Repairing Gaps
Repairing Faces
Lesson 4: Parting Lines and Shut-Off Surfaces
Parting Lines and Shut-Off Surfaces
Draft Analysis Options
Parting Line
Core and Cavity Surfaces
Shut-Off Surfaces
Parting Surface
Tooling Split
Seeing Inside the Mould
Undercut Analysis
Ejector Pins
Lesson 5: Repairs and Surfaces
Creating New Drafted Faces
Interlock Surfaces
Lesson 6: Using Surfaces
Surfaces in Mould Making
Creating Surface Bodies from Faces
Organizing Surfaces
Manual Shut-off Surface
Side Cores
Partial Parting Lines
Lesson 7: Re-usbale Data
Re-using Data
Library Features
Smart Components
3D ContentCentral
Design Library
Task Pane
Library Features
Smart Components
Lesson 8: Alternate Methods for Mould Design
Lesson 8: Alternate Methods for Mould Design
Alternate Methods for Mould Design
Using Combine and Split
Creating a Cavity
Using Surfaces
Using the Up To Surface Method
Using the Split Method
Manually Creating Shut-off Surfaces
Lesson 9: Making a Complete Mould
Developing a Plan
Modeling Repairs
Mould Split Folders
Runners and Gates
Side Cores
Ejector Pins
Core Pins
Creating Individual Parts
Organizing the Assembly
Ejector Pins
Cooling the Mould
Making the Drawing
Making Changes
Completing the Process


ACADEMIX is a training division of EGS India, started in 1996, to impart leading edge technology to the design and development engineers.  Addressing the Fit, Form and Functional aspects of design, the training provided is intended to address real-world challenges.  Corporates and Individuals are trained in many facets of Engineering Design.  Some of them are:

  • Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks
  • Finite Element Analysis, Kinematic Analysis and CFD Analysis
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Tolerance Stack Up Analysis to Predict Assembly Build and Performance
  • Structural Dynamics
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