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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

  • Created on Monday, 05 February 2007 00:00
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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0

Besides Shrinkage by Scale, You can apply a shrinkage using Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/ENGINEER. To activate the Shrinkage by Dimension command, you can click Shrinkage > By Dimension in the Pro/MOLD menu manager or simply click the Shrinkage by Dimension icon ProE Pro/MOLD Shrinkage by Dimension icon (hide behind the Shrinkage by Scale icon by default).

ProE Pro/MOLD Shrinkage by dimension dialog box

This article basically explains the options in the Shrinkage by Dimension dialog box so that you are able to apply shrinkage more accurate.


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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

  • Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2007 03:25
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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0

ProE Pro/MOLD Shrinkage dialog box

There are many options available in the Shrinkage by Scale dialog box. Among them, the most commonly used is the formula 1+S with Isotropic options. This article basically explains all the options in detail so that you are able to apply shrinkage in different conditions.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1)

  • Created on Friday, 26 January 2007 04:27
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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1)

Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0

This tutorial will guide you thru on how to design a mold cavity using Pro/MOLD in Pro/ENGINEER. A simple mobile phone casing is being use in this tutorial which it does not contain any slider and insert in the mold. The objective of this tutorial is to help you to understand the process flow of the mold design.

Below is the process flow chart of mold design for a simple part in Pro/MOLD (clear parting line, no undercut, and no slider / insert / side core)

Pre – Mold Design

Draft Angle and Thickness Check
Create a new Manufacturing Mold Cavity file
and insert the part
Apply Shrinkage Factor
Create Workpiece
Create Parting Line
Create Parting Surface

Split Workpiece into Mold Volumes

by using the Parting Surface
Extract the Mold Volumes to Solid Components
Mold Opening and Interference Check

* Processes indicated in yellow are the steps which includes in this tutorial.

 

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

  • Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2007 03:11
  • Written by Administrator

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0

ProE Pro/MOLD - core cavity

Pro/MOLD is an optional module that runs on top of Pro/ENGINEER. This module provides specific tools which help you to design your molds easier and faster. Pro/MOLD is suitable for plastics part mold maker as well as die casting mold maker.

By default, Pro/MOLD is installed during the standard Pro/ENGINEER installation but you will need to have a Pro/MOLD license to run the application. [Pro/MOLD is currently packaged under Tool Design Option (TDO) by PTC]

Read more: About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

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