Category Archive: SOLIDWORKS Plastics

SOLIDWORKS Plastics

Analysis Services: SOLIDWORKS Plastics At CSU Chico

A few members of our simulation team recently attended a 2-day plastic injection molding seminar at California State University Chico taught by Joseph Greene, Ph.D. who is a Department Chair and Professor in their engineering department. This is a great seminar that has been attended by other members of the simulation team in the past….

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SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS: Keeping Track of Design Data

In modern design it’s important to keep track of any important data or documentation, however it is often easy to misplace a particular file on your computer. With the use of Design Binders in your SOLIDWORKS projects you can help prevent misplaced or lost information. Design binders give you the ability to link any important…

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SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS Plastics: Common Injection Molding Defects

  Injection molding is a complicated process and it can be difficult to predict when defects will occur. Troubleshooting is often required to address issues discovered after an initial trial run. Unfortunately, the mold has already been manufactured by this point so adjustments are limited and costly. It is much less problematic if issues can…

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics

Quick Tip – The Right Way to Specify an Injection Location

Have you needed to put an injection location at a specific XY location in SOLIDWORKS Plastics, but weren’t sure how? Or, have you created multiple Plastics studies and needed to add injection locations multiple times? Have you found it difficult to add these injection locations in same place every time? In this edition of Plastics Quick Tips, I will show you how to select the exact location you want the first time, every time.

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