2019 BLM 3-Day Training and Certification

on 12/07/2018

Upcoming Dates

Date Time Register Now
January 8-10, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM REGISTER
February 12-14 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM REGISTER
March 12-14, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM REGISTER

Benefits of Training

  • Understanding the basics of the injection molding processes and mold design
  • Understanding the capability of the molding simulation technology
  • The ability to independently set up the analysis
  • The ability to integrate the results of the analysis and recognize the potential issues and solutions of the design

3-Day Training Agenda

  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Morning Intro to Moldex3D

Vision: How to run a successful Moldex3D Injection Molding Simulation
Review & Interpret Analysis Results from Previous Day Review & Interpret Flow / Pack Analysis Results from Previous Day
Level 1: Achieving Flow Balance Level 2: Maintaining Flow Balance Level 3 (Contd.)

Flow Balance Theory (1/3)

  • Pre-processing
  • CADdr Intro

Runner Balance Theory (1/3)

  • Purpose of a well-designed runner
  • Gate types and runner geometry
  • Geometrical & Rheological Balance
  • Runner meshing theory

Adding runner to design:

  • Use concept models from previous day to add runner lines and geometry, showing meshing difference
  • Launch simulation

Thermal Balance Theory (2/3)

  • Cooling Media and Insert Material Specification
  • Process Settings
  • Computation Parameter setting

Add Cooling system to Level 2 Model and Launch Simulation

Apply theory through simple concept models

  • Meshing in Studio
  • Setup up quick flow projects
  • Launch simulation 

Runner Balance Theory (2/3)

  • Introduce Machine Mode
  • Packing Parameters
  • Computation Parameters for Gate Freeze
  • Apply theory through Moldex3D run setup

Thermal Balance Theory (3/3)

  • Requirements for Level 3 analysis report
  • Result Interpretation

Flow Balance Theory (2/3)

  • Material Theory
  • Process Theory
  • Apply theory through Moldex3D run setup

Balance Maintenacne Theory (3/3)

  • Requirements for Level 2 analysis report
  • Result Interpretation
  • Review Flow / Pack results from the Morning session

Level 4: Warpage

Warpage Theory (1/3)

  • What is Warp?
  • How Level 1-3 Analyses impact final part quality
  • Part Design / Mold Design
  • Flow Balance (Gates, Runners)
  • Thermal Balance (Cooling Layout)

Flow Balance Theory (3/3)

  • Requirements for Level 1 analysis report
  • Result Interpretation
  • Review Flow results from the Morning session

Practice Models:

Add Runner System to Practice Models from Level 1 Analysis and Launch Simulation

Warpage Theory (2/3)

  • Material Data Review
  • PVT
  • Crystallization Kinetics
  • Viscoelasticity and stress
  • Fiber Orientation

Practice Models:

  • Work independently to mesh and launch flow simulations on more advanced models

Level 3: Maintaining Thermal Balance

Thermal Balance Theory (1/3)

  • Purpose of well-designed cooling system
  • Baffles, Bubblers & other components
  • Temperature balance and hot spot recognition

Practice adding cooling components to design

Warpage Theory (3/3)

  • Translating warp data to designs
  • Anchor plane
  • Shrinkage compensation Tool
  • Exporting deformed model
  • Requirements for final report

Discuss applications and future development


  • $3,000 USD

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Moldex3D Northern America, Inc.
27725 Stansbury Blvd., Suite 190,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334


Ms. Susan Vaaler




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