Mould Design Course

Features:

  • Gain Expertise in Mould Design
  • Learn directly from Professionals
  • Learn by working on Real Projects
  • 100% Placement Assistance
  • Industry Recognized Certificate

Course Details:

Lesson 1: Core and Cavity

  • Core and Cavity Mold Design
  • SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools
  • Problematic File Translations
  • Mold Analysis Tools
  • Analyzing Draft on a Model
  • Draft Analysis Colors
  • Adding Draft
  • Scale the Part to Allow for Shrinkage
  • Determine the Parting Lines
  • Manual Selection Of Parting Lines
  • Automation
  • Modeling the Parting Surfaces
  • Smoothing the Parting Surface
  • Surface Bodies
  • Interlocking the Mold Tooling
  • Creating the Mold Tooling

Lesson 2: Multiple Parting Directions

  • Multiple Parting Directions
  • Trapped Molding Areas
  • Side Cores
  • Lifters
  • Core Pins
  • Case Study: Electrode Design
  • Electrode Clearances
  • Keeping the Sharp Edges

Lesson 3: Importing and Repairing Geometry

  • Beyond the Basics
  • Importing Data
  • 3D Model Types
  • Definitions
  • Case Study: Solids vs. Surfaces
  • Terminology
  • File Translators
  • Modeling Systems
  • File Translation
  • Why Do Imports Fail?
  • Diagnosis and Repair
  • Case Study: Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
  • Checking Solid Bodies
  • Making Copies of Faces
  • Case Study: Import Diagnostics
  • Repairing Gaps
  • Repairing Faces

Lesson 4: Parting Lines and Shut-Off Surfaces

  • Case Study: Mixer Base
  • Draft Analysis Options
  • Parting Line
  • Core and Cavity Surfaces
  • Shut-Off Surfaces
  • Parting Surface
  • Tooling Split
  • Seeing Inside the Mold
  • Case Study: Splitting a Part

Lesson 5: Repairs and Surfaces

  • Case Study: Plastic Bezel of a Cordless Drill
  • Creating New Drafted Faces
  • Interlock Surfaces

Lesson 6: Using Surfaces

  • Surfaces in Mold Making
  • Case Study: Router Bottom
  • The Mixer
  • Case Study: Mixer Handle
  • Case Study: Manual Parting Surface

Lesson 7: Reusable Data

  • Reusing Data
  • Design Library
  • Task Pane
  • 3D ContentCentral
  • Library Features
  • Creating a Library Feature
  • Configurations in Library Features
  • Case Study: Water Line
  • Smart Components

Lesson 8: Alternate Methods for Mold Design

  • Using Combine and Split
  • Creating a Cavity
  • Using Surfaces
  • Using the Up To Surface Method
  • Using the Split Method
  • Manually Creating Shut-off Surfaces

Lesson 9: Making a Complete Mold

  • Case Study: Making A Complete Mold
  • Developing a Plan
  • Modeling Repairs
  • Mold Split Folders
  • Runners and Gates
  • Side Cores
  • Ejector Pins
  • Core Pins
  • Creating Individual Parts
  • Mold Base
  • Organizing the Assembly
  • Modifying the Lifters
  • Ejector Pins
  • Cooling the Mold
  • Making the Drawing
  • Making Changes
  • Completing the Process