Moldex3D eDesign offers designers an easy-to-use package to validate their designs behind the desk. The interactive interface, which facilitates part and mold modeling and provides auto meshing technology, enables users to have efficient model preparation and also allows them to work in a CAD environment without the need for advanced CAD knowledge. The accurate 3D model lets you obtain product insights, visualize flow and thermal properties, and optimize processes before physical parts are built. Moldex3D eDesign helps companies design products with quality, reduce development costs, and shorten time to market.
Validate Your Design using Moldex3D eDesign
Model a part with complete runner and cooling systems within a few clicks
The Moldex3D Studio interface provides an interactive interface for users to easily build their parts. Wizard tools guide you through developing a melt delivery system including sprues, runners, and gates, and building coolant channels and moldbase, with automated error detection. The auto-meshing tools simplify the model preparation and allow designers to validate designs efficiently.
Perform 3D numerical analyses with accuracy
The powerful 3D solution tackles complex injection molded parts with high reliability. Designers can obtain an in-depth appearance and detect potential defects from comprehensive analyses. The Material Database and Process Wizard allow users to easily iterate on design changes and optimize their processes in the early stages.
Generate reports automatically and present results in multiple ways
Post-processing tools enable users to demonstrate the molding process and product properties with real-time contours, graphs, and animations. Thanks to the automatic report generator, you can benefit from quick reports and efficient communication. Moldex3D brings you confidence in your design and helps you in successful decision-making.
On top of the eDesign Package, the Moldex3D Professional Package offers all types of design tools for simulation. Users are able to obtain product insights and properties, and to further optimize processes before physical parts are built.
Professional Solution Package is added with 3D Coolant CFD to fulfill requirements for RHCM (Rapid Heat Cycle Molding) and Conformal Cooling analysis to bring more benefits and value to users. BLM (Boundary Layer Mesh) module is also added to the preprocessing interface to facilitate the part and mold modeling, and auto meshing technology enables users to work in CAD with no need for advanced CAD knowledge. Moldex3D Professional Package helps companies enhance design reliability, reduce development costs, and shorten time to market.
- Simple ways to build all kinds of models.
- Possibility to calculate the deformation of a part- or mold insert
- Boundary Layer Mesh (BLM) technology
- Simulation results with figures and animations for more communication
Create a part with a complete runner and cooling system within a few clicks
Pre-processing is very simple in the software since Moldex3D Studio provides a user-friendly interface for users to build their models with ease. Wizard tools guide you through the steps of creating melt deliver systems, cooling channels, and moldbase, with an automated issue advisor. The pre-processors simplify the model creation and allow designers to validate designs efficiently.
Perform 3D numerical analyses with accuracy
3D solvers tackle complex injection-molded parts with confidence and efficiency. Designers are able to obtain in-depth knowledge and detect potential defects from comprehensive analyses. The Material Database and Process Wizard assist users in easily iterating on design revisions and optimizing their processes in the early stages.
Generate reports automatically and present results in customized ways
Post-processing tools enable users to demonstrate the molding process and product properties with real-time contours, graphs, and animation. The automatic report generator allows us to benefit from quick reports and efficient communication. Moldex3D brings users design reliability and helps in successful decision-making.
Advanced Expert Package (AEP)
Moldex3D AEP Package offers all users, from product and mold designers to advanced CAE experts, the ability to obtain the details of all types of designs, from thin-wall molded parts to complex models with fine features.
Advanced Expert Solution Package provides 3D Coolant CFD, which helps users achieve better Conformal Cooling design. Advanced Expert Package (AEP) gives the possibility to 3 users to use the software at the same time. The Expert module is also available with this package, which means users can create a Design of Experiment analysis to optimize the injection molding parameters.
In addition, the diversity and robustness of elements ensure the fidelity of solutions. Combining the advantages of 2.5D and 3D modeling, the Moldex3D AEP Package ensures accurate and efficient performance for every design. Users are able to obtain product insights and properties, and to further optimize processes before physical parts are built. Moldex3D AEP Package helps companies design products with confidence, reduce development costs, and shorten time to market.
- Combining the advantage of both 2.5D and 3D modeling, efficient and accurate solutions are achieved
- Automatic eDesign meshing technology supported
- Automatic Boundary Layer Mesh (BLM) with Non-Matching mesh topology technology supported
- Interactive 3D meshing supports high-fidelity Boundary Layer Mesh (BLM), hybrid mesh, and versatile element types
- Results with figures and animations enhance communication
Build all kinds of models with complete runner and cooling systems
Moldex3D AEP Package can simulate complex 2.5D models in minutes. In addition, its powerful 3D solvers tackle complex injection-molded parts with confidence and efficiency. Designers are able to obtain in-depth knowledge and detect potential defects from comprehensive analyses. The Material Database and Process Wizard assist users in easily iterating on design changes and optimizing their processes in the early stages.
Accurate analyses support versatile extensions for insightful process innovation
Moldex3D AEP Package tackles the complex injection molding process with high-fidelity simulation results. Its powerful meshing algorithms allow fast calculations of conventional shell-like parts and efficient parallel computing of any complex 3D geometry. Furthermore, its flexible meshing capabilities enable versatile extension to advanced molding processes for insightful process innovation. Its unique high-performance parallel computing makes true 3D simulations fast and efficient.
Generate reports automatically and present results in multiple ways
Post-processing tools enable users to demonstrate the molding process and product properties with real-time contours, graphs, and animation. Thanks to the automatic report generator, you can benefit from quick reports and efficient communication. Moldex3D brings you confidence in your design and helps you in successful decision-making.
Automation & Interoperability
Helps users evaluate the optimal process conditions, such as packing time, cooling time, or mold temperature. Moldex3D Expert creates analysis variations and provides graphical summaries automatically.
Brings a simulation-driven design environment. With its powerful analysis capabilities fully embedded in mainstream CAD software, CAD users can synchronize design changes and quickly validate part designs.
enables multi-CAD data exchange, geometry simplification, and verification, quality check, etc. CADdoctor helps users check and heal poor-quality CAD geometries, which will enhance mesh quality and analysis accuracy.
Fiber Reinforced Plastics
visualizes fiber orientation and calculates process-induced anisotropic thermo-mechanical properties for long and short fiber-reinforced plastics. Users can predict warpage distribution and evaluate part strength.
provides the possibility to use the results from injection molding simulation in the industrial leading structural software. Users can export fiber orientation, residual stress, and temperature distribution results to calculate further structural performance.
provides deformation and stress distribution for parts and part inserts. Users can set boundary conditions, such as pressure, displacement, or force, to evaluate the structure quality of plastics and predict potential breakage or deformation.
considering the viscoelastic behavior of the plastic materials under different temperature conditions. Users can evaluate the effect of molecular orientation and residual stress on optical properties.
Advanced Hot Runner
visualizes the temperature distribution and pressure drop inside the hot runner system. Users can evaluate the heating efficiency and uniformity to optimize the hot runner design.
analyzes flow- or thermally-induced optical performance of plastics, including birefringence, retardation, fringed orders, and fringed patterns. Moreover, the integration with CODE V provides non-uniform refractive index prediction.
Compression Molding (CM)
simulates the compression molding process in which the polymer is squeezed into a preheated mold cavity. Moldex3D helps users check potential defects resulting from heat and pressure, decide appropriate materials, and optimize process conditions.
Injection Compression Molding (ICM)
Simulates the injection compression molding process, generally applied to thin and flat plastics, such as light guide plates or compact discs. Users can observe the compression process over time in the cavity and evaluate material properties and process conditions.
Powder Injection Molding (PIM)
visualizes the metal or ceramic molding process. Users can observe the fluid flow behavior of the feedstock, consisting of powder and binder, and predict potential defects. You also can evaluate the effects of shear rate and optimize process conditions.
Gas-Assisted Injection Molding (GAIM)
visualizes the melt flow behavior when gas is injected into the mold cavity through the melt entrance or other specific gas entrance. Users can predict typical GAIM issues, such as the fingering effect, blow-through, or corner effect.
Water-Assisted Injection Molding (WAIM)
visualizes the dynamics of a water-assisted injection molding process for hollow plastics. With the visualization of fluid penetration behavior inside the mold cavity, users can define the overflow region and optimize process conditions.
Co-Injection Molding (CoIM)
visualizes the sequential injection molding process of skin and core plastic materials. Users can decide plastic material pair to optimize the combination of two material properties. You also can predict potential breakthroughs on the part surface.
Bi-Injection Molding (BiIM)
visualizes the molding process of two materials being injected independently into a mold cavity. Users can define the material type, set independent filling and packing parameters for each material, and observe the flow rate variation from two melt entrances.
Foam Injection Molding (FIM)
simulates the nucleation and growth of microcellular bubbles when the melt is injected into a mold cavity. Moldex3D Foam Injection Molding helps users determine optimal processing parameters to eliminate potential defects and warpage problems.
Chemical Foaming Molding (CFM)
is a molding process that fills the cavity with gas produced by chemical reactions.
Moldex3D Viewer is a powerful and license-free tool to read the analysis project developed in the new generation Moldex3D platform, Studio. It provides a variety of post-processing tools to visualize key properties and look into in-depth molding simulation.
Moldex3D Viewer offers a comprehensive communication platform that helps users enhance efficiency in design verification and optimization. It is convenient for cross-departmental discussion and collaboration to view the pros and cons of all simulations and share more specific identification, such as part designers, mold makers, tooling engineers, or customers worldwide.
Feature and Benefits
- Fast render processing (up to 30 times faster than previous generation)
- Convenient result display and compare in multiple windows at the same time
- Powerful result inspection tools (probe, clipping, slicing, isosurface)
- Quick result variation plot with time and location and real-time measurement
- A variety of automatic and customized outputs(report, video, snapshot)