LSR 2018

Meet Moldex3D at LSR 2018 to Explore LSR Simulation Solutions!

Moldex3D Northern America Inc. is excited to be sponsoring and exhibiting at LSR 2018 for the first time! The LSR 2018 will take place at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 11-13, 2018. Industry leaders and silicone experts will convene at LSR 2018 to discuss technological and scientific developments in liquid silicon rubber and related materials and explore new commercial uses for LSR in various markets (medical, automotive, electronics, consumer products, and more). View the Full Agenda >> 

Come visit Moldex3D booth in the exhibitor area to experience our newest simulation software capabilities to help you predict and solve potential problems in both thermoplastic and thermoset injection molding processes. Our top simulation experts will be on hand to answer all your questions, demonstrate our LSR injection molding simulation solutions, and discuss how Moldex3D can help you improve part quality and elevate your products to the next level!

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Attend Moldex3D’s Speaking Session at LSR 2018


Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. 

Session description:

Continuous improvements in part design, mold design, and molding processes are essential for maintaining a competitive edge in the ever-expanding LSR Healthcare molding market. By using advanced CAE simulation technologies, design phases can be shortened, molding process can be predicted, and molded parts can be optimized. To achieve these results, the shear sensitive viscosity behavior of LSR materials should be simulated to accurately predict flow behavior and shear-induced heating effects. New fully automatic BLM (Boundary Layer Mesh) technology can create accurate mesh density in required areas. High shear rates in thin film or pin gates and thin wall thicknesses can cause shear-induced heat which influences viscosity, flow behavior, and flow-induced premature scorch and cure effects.

In this paper, several practical examples will demonstrate how advanced mesh technologies can be used to better predict shear-induced material flow behavior and how to optimize vent and over-flow placements. In addition, heat balance inside a high cavitation LSR mold with a narrow cavity spacing requirement will be evaluated. Lastly, optimizing heater placement and heater wattage to avoid cold spot conditions that could influence overall cycle time and part cure behavior will be examined.


The conference will be held at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, in Anaheim, California.

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
1855 South Harbor Boulevard.
Anaheim, CA 92802

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