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SOLIDWORKS 2014 Mold Design Essentials

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Overview:
This course is intended to teach users how to create molds for parts using the various mold automation tools available in SOLIDWORKS. The course initially walks users through industry standards and mold design basics, providing you with a foundation for your mold designs. The second half of the course shows SOLIDWORKS mold designers how to insert Parting Lines, apply Tooling Splits, generate Parting Surfaces, and apply Shut-off Surfaces. Users will also learn how to analyze parts for mold design using Draft Analysis and Undercut Detection. Key topics include: Scaling for Shrinkage, Core Features, Body Feature History, Mold Assembly, and Resolving Draft Problems.

Prerequisites:
A basic understanding of SOLIDWORKS functionality and plastic part design.

Intended Audience:
SOLIDWORKS users who need to create and analyze molds, and injection molded parts.

Course Duration:
3 hours

Skill Level:
Advanced
Assessment:
SOLIDWORKS 2014 Mold Design Assessment

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