Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight - Essentials

( Duration: 2 Days )

The Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight training course, discusses the theory, background, and workflows used in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight to teach Participants to apply Moldflow analysis techniques to their parts. Overall, the goal is to teach Participants to become more efficient at creating digital prototypes, running analyses and interpreting the results of most of the analysis types available in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight.

By attending Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Navigate and use the Interface
  • Complete a Cool, Fill + Pack + Warp analysis
  • Step through the general process for analysis projects
  • Use flow charts to discuss optimization of filling, packing, and warpage of a part
  • Meshing workflow
  • Gate placement guidelines and gate location analysis
  • Conducting and interpreting a molding window analysis
  • Types, manipulation, and interpretation of results
  • Working with runners (designs, modeling, and balancing)
  • Procedures to set a packing profile
  • Advanced options for a flow analysis
  • Using Autodesk Moldflow Communicator
  • Overview and working with thermoplastics and the injection molding process
  • Using finite elements with Moldflow
  • Creating HTML, PowerPoint, and Word based reports of an analysis
  • Creating part models, feed systems, and cooling channels
  • Flow behavior
  • Using the modeling tools
  • Searching and comparing materials
  • Designing flow leaders and flow deflectors
  • Using valve gates



Introduction to Synergy

  • What is Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight?
  • What is Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Synergy?
  • Starting Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Synergy
  • The Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Synergy graphical user interface
  • Working in Synergy

Quick Cool-Fill-Pack-Warp Analysis


Analysis Workflow

  • Moldflow design philosophy
  • Project design procedure using Moldflow
  • Optimize fill
  • Optimize flow
  • Optimize part
  • When to use Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser versus Autodesk Simulation
  • Moldflow Insight

Model Requirements

  • General mesh requirements
  • 3D Mesh tetrahedral mesh specific requirements
  • Mesh requirements summary
  • Mesh density considerations
  • Part details
  • Compute time – mesh density – accuracy

Model Translation and Cleanup

  • Preparing a finite element mesh
  • Prepare the CAD model
  • Import CAD model
  • Set mesh density
  • Dual Domain and midplane mesh generation settings
  • 3D Meshing
  • Midplane mesh generation
  • Generate the mesh
  • Evaluate the mesh
  • Cleanup the mesh

Gate Placement

  • Guidelines for gate placement
  • Gate location analysis overview
  • Picking an gate location algorithm to use
  • Running a gate location analysis
  • Gate location analysis results
  • Gate location validation

Molding Window Analysis

  • Molding window benefits
  • Molding window analysis inputs
  • Running a Molding Window Analysis
  • Molding Window Analysis Interpretation
  • Answering questions with the molding window analysis

Results Interpretation

  • Types of results
  • Manipulation of results
  • Manipulation of 3D results
  • General results interpretation
  • Summary of result types

Gate & Runner Design

  • Gate design-
  • Runner design
  • Runner creation
  • Runner balancing

Basic Packing

  • When to run a packing analysis
  • Definitions
  • Packing analysis inputs
  • Running a packing analysis
  • Midplane and Dual Domain results
  • 3D results

Flow Analysis Process Settings

  • Fill + Pack settings dialog
  • Advanced options
  • Differences between 3D and Dual Domain/midplane analysis
  • Mold Temperature Profiles

Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Communicator

  • Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Communicator Capability
  • Reduced file sizes
  • User-defined quality criteria
  • Compare designs
  • Files used with Autodesk Moldflow Communicator
  • Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Communicator interface
  • Dynamic Help
  • Context menu
  • Using Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Communicator
  • Preparing files in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight

Basic Packing

  • Design questions to be addressed
  • Preparing a finite element mesh
  • Prepare the CAD model
  • Import CAD Model
  • Set Mesh Densities
  • Generate mesh
  • Evaluate mesh
  • Cleanup mesh
  • Verify mesh is clean
  • How to fix common problems manually

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