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Create Quality Castings with solidThinking Click2Cast

Guest Author - solidThinking Team on December 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM

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Wishful Thinking

If you design casted parts or tooling, and are a SOLIDWORKS user you may have hoped for the ability to simulate casting within SOLIDWORKS, possibly using the Plastics add-in? That would be a reasonable wish. Plastics is easy to use and relatively inexpensive. However, that is not the case for one main reason.

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Simulating the Injection Mold Stages of a Jumping Drone Part

Dean Schley on January 22, 2015 at 10:03 AM

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics is the missing link for a truly collaborative product development strategy. You don‘t have to be an expert to use SOLIDWORKS Plastics, it is used in the product development process by Design Engineers, Mold Makers and Plastics Injection Manufacturers. 

The analysis tools of SOLIDWORKS Plastics allow you to simulate the Fill, Pack, Warp and Cooling stages on manufacturing a part. Let's take a look at these tools in action on a wheel spokes hub from a Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo.

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