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CAD Primed for Plastic Parts Design
4/11/2012

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SolidWorks Plastics lets engineers predict and avoid manufacturing defects during the earliest stages of designing plastic parts and injection molds. (Source: SolidWorks)
SolidWorks Plastics lets engineers predict and avoid manufacturing defects during the earliest stages of designing plastic parts and injection molds.
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Beth Stackpole
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Re: Integration
Beth Stackpole   4/11/2012 10:56:48 AM
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@Naperlou and @Tekochip: Sounds like you both are on the same page as to where this kind of CAD/CAE integration can pay off in terms of optimized plastic parts design. The whole value proposition is having this insight earlier on in the process so there is less rework and less wasted time going back and redesigning. I'm sure we'll see a lot more capabilities in this space as injected molded parts are on the rise.

tekochip
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Great feature
tekochip   4/11/2012 10:29:41 AM
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This is a great feature in a design tool. It's so very difficult to create a design that works well, looks good and can be molded. You'll still want a mold guru to review the design, but having the tool review your work is a true value added.


naperlou
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Integration
naperlou   4/11/2012 9:39:35 AM
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This is a great example of intergration of CAD and analysis to promote manufacturability.  I am impressed with the real-time feedback aspects.  It will reduce design cycle times and allow more consideration of sustainability, manufacturability and other desirable features.

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