SOLIDWORKS Mold Design Training

Prerequisite(s)

SolidWorks Essentials, Advanced Part Modeling or equivalent experience.

Length

2 Days

Available courses

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Description

Learn several manual mold creation techniques and how to use the Mold Tools included with SolidWorks standard software.

Course outline

  • Hide/Show Tree Items
  • Accessing Commands
  • Importing Data
  • 3D Model Types
  • Case Study: Solids vs. Surfaces
  • Creating Solids from Surfaces
  • Decomposing a Solid into Surfaces
  • Additional Surface Concepts
  • Importing and Mold Design
  • File Translation
  • Case Study: Importing a STEP File
  • Comparing Geometry
  • Addressing Translation Errors
  • Case Study: Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
  • Procedure for Rebuilding Fillets
  • Exercise l: Import Diagnosis
  • Exercise 2: Using Import Surface and Replace Face
  • Additional Mold Tooling
  • Case Study: Power Saw Housing
  • Side Cores and Core Pins
  • Case Study: Mixer Base
  • Modifying Shut-Off Surfaces
  • Exercise 6: Towing Mirror
  • Exercise 7: Completing the Mixer Base
  • Exercise 8: Electrode Design
  • Core and Cavity Mold Design
  • SolidWorks Mold Tools
  • Case Study: Camera Body
  • Mold Analysis Tools
  • Analyzing Draft in a Model
  • Using the Draft Analysis Tool
  • Draft Analysis Options
  • Adding Draft
  • Scaling the Model
  • Establish the Parting lines
  • Shut-Off Surfaces
  • Creating the Parting Surface
  • Surface Bodies
  • Creating the Mold Design
  • Seeing Inside the Mold
  • Interlocking the Mold Tooling
  • Creating Part and Assembly Files
  • Exercise 3: Casting
  • Exercise 4: Ribbed Part
  • Exercise 5: Dustpan
  • Case Study: Manual Parting Line
  • Case Study: Splitting a Part
  • Exercise 9: Peeler
  • Surface Modeling for Mold Design
  • Case Study: Drill Bezel
  • Case Study: Router Bottom
  • Exercise 10: Power Strip
  • Exercise 11: Router Top
  • Alternate Methods for Mold Design
  • Case Study: Using Combine and Split
  • Creating a Cavity
  • Case Study: Using Surfaces
  • Techniques for Mold Design
  • Exercise 14: Handle
  • Exercise 15: Filter
  • Reusing Data
  • Task Pane
  • SolidWorks Resources
  • Design Library
  • File Explorer
  • Case Study: 3D Content Central
  • Library Features
  • Case Study: Create a Library Feature
  • Configurations in Library Features
  • Case Study: Water Line
  • Smart Components
  • Exercise 16: Smart Components
  • Exercise 17: Complete Mold Insert Project
  • Customizing a Sheet Format
  • Defining the Title Block
  • Update Sheet Formats
  • Case Study: Mold Base
  • Organizing the Assembly
  • Modifying the Lifters
  • Lifter Motion
  • Ejector Pins
  • Cooling the Mold
  • Making the Drawing
  • Making Changes
  • Completing the Process

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