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WHAT IS THE SOLIDWORKS PLASTICS STANDARD CLASS?

This one-day training course is a foundational class that covers the setup and usage of all abilities included up to the SOLIDWORKS Plastics Professional software package. This includes the Flow and the Flow + Pack Plastics study solvers.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE DESIGNED FOR?

This course is designed for any plastic product designer or mold maker that has SOLIDWORKS experience to give them a foundational understanding of SOLIDWORKS Plastics.

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE THE SOLIDWORKS PLASTICS STANDARD TRAINING COURSE FROM DASI SOLUTIONS?

This course covers the main assumptions and limitations used in SOLIDWORKS Plastics. It also covers the workflows needed to start, setup, and interrogate the results of a plastics study for both qualitative and quantitative results.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THIS COURSE COST?

Standard classroom training costs $595 per student.

 

*This course is part of the curriculum for the DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program, certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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TRAINING CLASS AGENDA

 

1 Basic Flow Analysis

Element Types
Meshing
The Plastics Manager Tree
Input Options
Injection Location
Running a Flow Analysis
Flow Results

2 Detecting Air Traps

Air Traps
Switching Modes for Design Changes
Design Changes
Parts Created Using Mold Design Tools

3 Detecting Short Cuts

Fill Settings
Flow Front Central Temperature

 

 

 

4 The Model Manager

Using the Model Manager
Copying Parts and Results
Batch Manager
Summary and Reports

5 Injection Locations and Sink Marks

Injection Location Rules
Sink Marks

6 Multiple Cavity Molds

Mirroring Cavities
Sketching Runners
Runner Design
X-Y Plots

7 Runner - Balancing

Local Refinement of Mesh
Using Runner - Balancing