Moldex3D Advanced Solution Package
Moldex3D Advanced Package offers all users, from product and mold designers to advanced CAE experts the ability to obtain the details of all types of designs, from thin-wall molded parts to complex models with fine features.
3D coolant CFD is added into Advanced Solution Package to fulfill RHCM and Conformal Cooling requirements to bring more benefits and value to users. Designer BLM module with Non-Matching mesh technology is also added into preprocessing interface to facilitate the part and mold creation and auto meshing technology enable users to work in CAD with no need for advanced CAD knowledge.
In addition, the diversity and robustness of elements ensure the fidelity of solutions. Combining the advantages of 2.5D and 3D modeling, Moldex3D Advanced Package ensures the accurate and efficient performance for every design. Users are able to obtain product insights and properties, and further to optimize processes before physical parts are built. Moldex3D Advanced Package helps companies to design products with confidence, reduce development costs, and shorten time to market.
- Combining the advantage of both 2.5D and 3D modeling, efficient and accurate solutions are achieved.
- Automatic eDesign meshing technology supported.
- Designer BLM with Non-Matching mesh topology technology supported.
- Interactive 3D meshing supports high fidelity Boundary Layer Mesh (BLM), hybrid mesh and versatile element types.
- Results with figures and animations enhance communication
Build all kinds of models with complete runner and cooling systems
Moldex3D Advanced Package provides a variety of meshing tools to build 2.5 D and 3D models that are precise and efficient. For conventional injection molded parts with big surface area and shell-like characteristics, Moldex3D Advanced Package provides meshing tools to build 2.5D midplane(shell) models that are fast and robust to solve. The 3D eDesign meshing provides an automatic workflow for users to build their parts with ease. Auto wizards guide you through steps of creating melt deliver systems, coolant channels and moldbases, with automated error detection.
Additionally, the robustness of various solid elements allows users to observe the detailed information of particular areas, including designed fine features and flow behavior around gates and corners. The pre-processors amplify the power of injection molding simulation, simplify the model creation and enable plastics engineers to innovate efficiently.
Perform both 2.5D and 3D numerical analyses with accuracy
Moldex3D Advanced Package can simulate complex 2.5D models in minutes. In addition, its powerful 3D solvers tackle complex injection-molded parts with confidence and efficiency. Designers are able to obtain in-depth knowledge and detect potential defects from comprehensive analyses. The Material Database and Process Wizard assist users to easily iterate on design changes and optimize their processes in early stages.
Accurate analyses support versatile extensions for insightful process innovation
Moldex3D Advanced Package tackles the complex injection molding process with high fidelity simulation results. Its powerful meshing algorithms allow fast calculations of conventional shell-like parts and efficient parallel computing of any complex 3D geometry. Furthermore, its flexible meshing capabilities enable versatile extension to advanced molding process for insightful process innovation. Its unique high performance parallel computing makes the true 3D simulations fast and efficient.
Generate reports automatically and present results in multiple ways
Post-processing tools enable users to demonstrate molding process and product properties with real-time contours, graphs and animation. From the automatic report generator, you can benefit on quick reports and efficient communication. Moldex3D brings you confidence in your design and helps you in successful decision making.
Moldex3D Advanced include:
Moldex3D Flow enables users to simulate the filling patterns of injection molding to help predict potential manufacturing problems, such as weld lines, air traps, short shots, sink marks, etc., and verify gate contribution for flow balance.
Moldex3D Pack incorporates the material compressibility (PVT changes) to fully simulate the density variation and melt flow behaviors during the packing process. It helps users precisely determine gate freeze time, efficient packing time and packing pressure, and warpage prediction to minimize high volumetric shrinkage.
Moldex3D Cool improves cooling system productivity and efficiency to optimize mold and cooling circuit designs and reduce cycle times, especially for complicated geometry parts simulation. Furthermore, the advanced transient cool feature is also supported to bring more accurate analyses for variotherm heating system, such as RHCM, and conformal cooling process simulation. Users can easily observe dynamic mold temperature and optimize cooling process.
Moldex3D Warp provides a reliable analysis capability to simulate the key issues of shrinkage and warpage behaviors, further controlling the blemishes of molded products.
Moldex3D MCM diversifies the development of plastic molded product. Its explicit analysis capabilities enable users to evaluate insert molding, overmolding and multi-shot sequential molding process, helps accurately observe interaction behaviors and minimize part warpage.
3D Coolant CFD
Among various cooling solutions, conformal cooling has gained importance due to its proven success in cost and cooling time reduction. Moldex3D 3D coolant CFD assists users in evaluating the effectiveness of cooling layout design and validating potential molding problems.
RIM (Reaction Injection Molding)
Moldex3D RIM Solution is able to analyze the reactive injection molding process for thermoset materials. The typical applications include injection molding of unsaturated polyester, polyurethane, liquid silicon rubber, epoxy molding compound, etc. It is capable of simulating cavity filling and curing, part warpage, fiber orientation, multi-component process, etc.
Moldex3D Mesh supports various mesh types, including 2D triangular and quadrilateral, 3D tetrahedral, prismatic, hexagonal, voxel (brick) and pyramid meshes. Several mainstream meshing methods are available in Moldex3D Mesh: pure triangle surface meshing, quadrilateral dominate surface meshing, pure tetra generation, boundary layer meshing, pure voxel meshing, hybrid meshing method and midplane mesh extraction.
Moldex3D Designer BLM (Boundary Layer Mesh) is one of the most suitable mesh technologies for CAE application of plastic injection molding. The powerful meshing kernel allows users to apply different mesh types for different attribute such as cavity, part insert, runner, and cooling channel. Non-matching mesh topology is supported for all standard analysis items including flow, pack, cool and warp. Especially in MCM application, solver will automatically calculate the continuous results between part and part insert. Users can significantly shorten the time in pre-processing phase as well.
Moldex3D Designer, designers are able to verify and optimize design changes more effectively and more flexibly.
All Moldex3D 3D solvers support multi-core and multi-CPU parallel computing to greatly shorten simulation time. Parallel computing can be done locally at your desktop or remotely on a computing cluster.
Moldex3D Viewer is a standalone and free tool that visualizes Moldex3D’s analysis results. It can generate reports automatically in HTML or PowerPoint format. With its extensive visualization capabilities, users can view pros and cons of all simulations and share identification with their teams, mold makers, engineers, executives, partners, and customers.