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Mold Cooling Problem

Question asked by Jack Hsu on Jun 26, 2020
Latest reply on Aug 14, 2020 by Georg Flateboe

Under 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 cswpa-mm exam.

 

What I believe is that we may simply need to apply a scaling factor to the mold to account for thermal expansion. Not sure if this is correct or there's something else that I need to understand under this topic. Thanks!

 

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