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Cristhofer Sierra
Hello I'm preparing to take the CSWPA-MM and I want to know more about max mold opening the correct way this could be done, this is not my expertise area, maybe you could show me a difficult assembly example in order to understand well. I'll be very glad you help me. EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to the Plastic and Mold Design space. Please post in… (Show more)
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Jack Hsu
Click to view contentUnder the cswpa mold making certification exam, one of the topics that we need to know is the "mold cooling problem" as shown below.   From what I searched, mold cooling is done by using water and coolant to keep the mold temperature optimum. I see a lot of Solidworks simulation on this topic, however, I don't expect to learn simulation for the… (Show more)
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Rupesh Shrestha
Click to view contentI had read an earlier discussion on a similar case but I have one doubt about the 'infinite distance' between the two halves. I have seen two cases.   CASE 1: Here, the two mold halves remain attached together with the help of different pins at the open state. So, in this case, the maximum mold open distance can be measured after applying… (Show more)
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Andriy Wybaczynsky
Click to view contentI've been thinking for a while that it would be incredibly helpful for SW to have a notes column in the feature tree where I could make notes to myself and other engineers about the design as it progresses. Has this ever been a feature or does anyone know of any plugins?    I would imagine the note section would exist in the tree as a column in… (Show more)
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Peet Doddema
Hi everyone, I designed a propeller blade for model aircraft (type folding prop which has a hinge at the root of the blade). I want to create a mold, so followed the steps: created parting line and parting surface. That went down well after some fiddling around. The step tooling split fails and leaves me with the error message "The sketch should… (Show more)
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Madeline Kistler
Hello,   I'm trying to make a mold for an old project as practice. I got to the tooling split, but got the error "The parting surface must be larger than the boundary of the sketch." I'm very much a beginner and I'm lost at this point. I've been watching a lot of videos and reading other forum posts for people who had the same issue and I've… (Show more)
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Madeline Kistler
Hello,   I've been trying to make a mold for an old part as practice. I'm a student and very much a beginner at solid works and especially mold making. I got to tooling split, but I'm having the error "the parting surface must be larger than the boundary of the sketch."  I have read other forum posts on the subject and have been watching some… (Show more)
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