Moldflow Adviser Course Overview

Course Description

In this course, students will learn features, functionalities and workflows in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser through hands-on exercises. Students learn how to become more efficient in evaluating digital prototypes, running analysis and interpreting results of all analysis types available in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser.

Course Duration

2 Days.

Objective

To guide and teach students skills in performing FEA analysis and understanding analysis results using Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser.

What Will You Learn?

  • How to complete cool, fill, pack, and warp analysis.
  • Evaluate CAD geometry, runners and cooling systems.
  • How to determine the reliability of your simulation results.

Who Should Attend?

New user of Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser. Prior mold analysis experience is not necessary.

Course Outline

✚ User Interface
  • Learn how to navigate and use interface
  • Learn how to customize databases
✚ Design Adviser Analysis
  • Learn how to import and check models from CAD systems
  • Check models for draft, thickness and undercuts
✚ Quick Fill, Pack, Warp Analysis
  • Complete fill + pack + warp analysis
  • Step through the general process typically used for any analysis project
✚ Gate Location
  • Gate placement guidelines
  • Uses of the gate location analysis
  • Describes the procedures to follow to complete the analysis
  • Interpret gate location analysis results
✚ Molding Window
  • Describes the procedures to follow to complete molding window analysis
  • Learn to interpret molding window analysis results
✚ Evaluating Part Design
  • Review part design guidelines
  • Learn about analysis sequences
  • Results visualization tools
  • Cost adviser tools
  • Input parameter used for filling, sink mark and cooling quality analyses
✚ Autodesk Moldflow Communicator
  • Learn where to obtain the installer
  • Review features and capabilities
  • Review how to create MFR
  • Learn how to output results from multiple study files
✚ Report Generator
  • Show ways to create reports
  • Review available report formats
✚ Modeling Runners
  • Review typical gate and runner designs
  • Learn how to model feed system
✚ Runner Adviser & Runner Balance
  • Review the importance of balancing runner system
  • Learn how to balance runners
  • Learn how to set up runner adviser analysis to obtain optimum runner size
✚ Pack & Warp Analysis
  • Review concepts of pack/hold for injection molding
  • Learn how to set packing settings
  • Learn about packing and warpage results and how to use them
✚ Modeling Cooling Circuits
  • Learn how to model cooling circuits with various cooling geometries
  • Learn how to set coolant properties
✚ Cooling Analysis Overview
  • Review concepts of cooling for injection molding
  • Learn about cooling results and how to use them

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