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Rotational Molding Simulation

Question asked by Zach Strickland on Sep 26, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 24, 2014 by Karl Koch

I am wondering if there is a way to simulate the way material will move in a rotational molding machine.  I have the mold designed in solidworks, but am not sure if there is a way to load a certain density material into it and rotate the mold on a major and minor axis.  For example I would like to put 160 lbs of a PE material in and rotate the major axis at 4 RPM and the minor axis at 1 RPM.  Does anybody know if this is possible and if it is, steps on how to accomplish it.  Thanks so much.