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C-MOLD
Filling & Post-Filling
User's Guide


C-MOLD

ITHACA, NEW YORK, U.S.A.

Copyright © 1996 Advanced CAE Technology, Inc.
All rights reserved.
No part of this document may be reproduced in any form or
by any means without written permission from Advanced CAE
Technology, Inc. (doing business as AC Technology).
All computer simulations in this book employ C-MOLD software.
For information contact:
AC Technology
31 Dutch Mill Road
Ithaca, New York 14850 U.S.A.
Phone: (607) 257-4280
Fax: (607) 257-6355
Product Number: D-721
Version Number: 967.1098

Contents

Preface
Assumptions about Using C-MOLD
Typographic and Keyboard Conventions

Part 1:
Introduction to C-MOLD Filling & Post-Filling

Chapter 1: Introduction
Overview of C-MOLD
Interactive Applications
Analysis Applications
Available C-MOLD Documentation
Overview of this Book
The C-MOLD Design Cycle

Part 2:
C-MOLD Filling EZ

Chapter 2: Introduction
Overview
Objectives
Features
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 3: Preparing the Design
Overview
Mesh
Process Conditions
Saving the Design
Chapter 4: Executing the Analysis
Procedures for Executing the Analysis
Parameters
Chapter 5: Evaluating the Results
Overview
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 6: Case Study Example
Spring Retention Wafer
Chapter 7: Example Log File

Part 3:
C-MOLD Filling

Chapter 8: Introduction
Overview
Objectives
Features
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 9: Preparing the Design
Overview
Mesh
Material Properties
Process Conditions
Saving the Design
Chapter 10: Executing the Analysis
Procedures for Executing the Analysis
Parameters
Chapter 11: Evaluating the Results
Overview
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 12: Case Study Examples
Example A: Gate Location and Shape
Example B: Air Traps
Example C: Juncture Losses
Chapter 13: Example Log File

Part 4:
C-MOLD Runner Balancing

Chapter 14: Introduction
Overview
C-MOLD Integration
Objectives
Features
Background and Definitions
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 15: Preparing the Design
Overview
Interface Data
Mesh
Saving the Design
Chapter 16: Executing the Analysis
Parameters
Chapter 17: Evaluating the Results
Overview
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 18: Case Study Example
Process Feasibility for a Single Cavity
Twelve Cavities
Runner Balancing
Chapter 19: Example Log File

Part 5:
C-MOLD Co-Injection

Chapter 20: Introduction
Overview
C-MOLD Integration
Objectives
Features
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 21: Preparing the Design
Overview
Mesh
Material Properties
Process Conditions
Saving the Design
Chapter 22: Executing the Analysis
Procedures for Executing the Analysis
Chapter 23: Evaluating the Results
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 24: Case Study Example
Automotive Head Lamp
Options
Optimize Further: Reduce Premium Skin Polymer Fraction
Results
Chapter 25: Example Log File

Part 6:
C-MOLD Post-Filling

Chapter 26: Introduction
Overview
C-MOLD Integration
Objectives
Features
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 27: Preparing the Design
Overview
Mesh
Material Properties
Process Conditions
Saving the Design
Chapter 28: Executing the Analysis
Procedures for Executing the Analysis
Parameters
Chapter 29: Evaluating the Results
Overview
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 30: Case Study Example
Six-Volt Battery Case
Introduction
Statement of the Problem
Procedure
Analysis Results
Summary of Observations
Recommendations Based on These Results
Chapter 31: Example Log File

Part 7:
C-MOLD Fiber Orientation

Chapter 32: Introduction
C-MOLD Integration
Overview
Objectives
Features
Where to Find Further Information
Chapter 33: Preparing the Design
Overview
Material Properties
Saving the Design
Chapter 34: Executing the Analysis
Procedures for Executing the Analysis
Parameters
Chapter 35: Evaluating the Results
Overview
Output Data Sets
Output Files
Chapter 36: Case Study Example
Appliance Console Cover
End Gate Design
Side Gate Design
Chapter 37: Example Log File

Appendix

Appendix A: Launching Analyses from the Keyboard
Launch With Command-Line Arguments
Create a Launch Execution File
List of Analyses



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