C-MOLD

Injection/Compression

User's Guide

AC Technology
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.


All computer simulations in this book employ C-MOLD software.

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Product Number: D-727
Version Number: 961295



Contents

Preface

Using this Manual
Overview of C-MOLD
Before You Begin
Assumptions about Using C-MOLD
Keying Conventions
Mouse Conventions

Chapter 1: Introduction

Overview
Objectives
Features
Definitions
Comments

Chapter 2: Preparing the Design

Overview
Process Conditions Input Variables Specific to Injection/Compression
Existing Input Variables that have New Interpretations for Injection/Compression
Note Concerning Parameters
Saving the Design

Chapter 3: Executing the Analysis

Procedure for Executing the Analysis
During Execution

Chapter 4: Evaluating the Results

Graphically Displayed Output Data Sets
Text Output Data Sets
Output Files

Chapter 5: Case Study Example

Introduction
Statement of the Problem
Procedure
Analysis Results
Summary of Observations
The Complexity of Process Conditions in Injection/Compression Molding