Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. I can not figure out the best way to make this female mold. I have given up on the mold tools and I am now looking at extrudes, combine (add, subtract), surfaces, etc....please let me know what you think the bes... hello all, im designing a new medical device that has a very small speaker pointed to the back of the device. im looking for some recommendations and/or a guide for properly installing the speaker so t... I cannot creat tooling splist details, please help me creat it! Thanksssssssssssssssssssssssss! SolidWorks provhen tides easy to use design features for plastic injection molded components. DFMPro further adds power of analysis to iunder dentify manufacturability of design under SolidWorks enviornment.It is daut... I have noticed there are often questions on how to do electrodes on SW. As a reasonably advanced user of surfacing etc I was suprised at how challenging this was to complete. I now have a solution that wor... SolidWorks would like your feedback concerning the design of
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... Hi Everyone. Recently I've found the free webinars on the IDES prospector site to be a fountain of knowledge for engineers in the plastics industry. It gives insight to cutting edge technology and guidelines f... Hi all, Discussions recently on tooling have been quite good in sharing the information and skills around. Similar to a thread in the General category, it would be great if people could share the tools t... Hi. I'm curious about the techniques you experts use to perform tool splits. I have been trying to use the mold functions a couple of times but don't know if this is the right way to go. In my experience Solidworks p... I have a plastic enclosure from two parts Top and bottom
created by using a split feature. I would like to select the mating
surface. Even though I have enabled selection through transparency
in tools / options/system... I am looking into creating electrodes for our EDM department
but am having trouble extracting the electrode out of the cavity. I
am thinking that calling the cavity up in assembies and creating
using convet entities a... Since this sub forum is a pretty focused group I thought I
would post an open call for some beta testing. Before joining
SolidWorks this year, I spent the past 15 years working in the
plastic injection mold trade. One... We have this unit we are designing and it needs a little door
on the front panel. How do we make the door open and close using
mechanism such as gears?
Gears are not the only option. If you guys know of any other ... I have a part that will be mirrored. The part line is created
on three sides or faces (three sketches) and joined by a composite
curve. As the surface to create the parting line is sweep, a
3DSketch was used to add co... ...on non-planer edges? I saw the demo last night at our
VAR's SW2009 rollout but failed to ask the question. Most of my
plastic parts are from one body with a split that isn't planer.
Also, I think I read somewhere t... Hi all, I have recently tried to get involved with the mold
tools on Solidworks and I have been working through the tutorial
that is available. However I have found that if you either go to
edit the shut-off surface f... John and others not using the mold tools.
I understand some aspects of
NOT using the mold tools. Such as drafting filling the hole
and extending out the shut off surfaces.
But, how do you avoid not using the ... We had a discussion on using the "thickness" link value, one
on plastic flow analysis and another one I forgot. I wonder if this will stick this time. I know this thread is
at risk of vanishing, but I wanted to comment on the new name
choice. I like it. It is clear, and more encompasing.
Please let us know when this forum i...