Autodesk® Moldflow® Insight Fundamentals


Course Description

Hands-on exercises on the features of Autodesk Moldflow Insight Fundamentals – Standard Package

In this official Autodesk training course, students will learn the fundamental features, functionalities, and workflows in Autodesk Moldflow Insight. Attendees will review the injection molding process, thermoplastic materials and their families and abbreviations, design principles and how to apply them, and design philosophies and procedures. The class walks through the entire flow analysis process, from cleaning up a mesh to finding a gate location, solving flow issues, optimizing processing conditions, modeling and sizing the feed system, and packing the part.


Course Highlights

  • Learn to navigate and use the interface
  • Quick Cool-Fill-Pack-Warp Analysis: the steps typically used for any analysis project
  • Design philosophies and procedures
  • The mesh characteristics necessary for a high quality digital prototype
  • How to import mesh and repair all three mesh types for digital prototypes
  • Review gate placement guidelines and uses of the gate location analysis
  • Procedures for completing and interpreting a molding window analysis
  • Analyze the filling phase of the injection molding cycle
  • Review typical gate and runner designs, review how to model them, and conduct a runner balance analysis
  • Review the procedures for setting a packing profile and how to interpret the results
  • Discuss advanced options for a flow analysis along with all solvers and capabilities
  • Create and format reports
  • Review features and capabilities of the Autodesk Moldflow Communicator
  • Model regions, beams, and use of local coordinate systems
  • Review of the job manager features and capabilities
  • How to use flow deflectors and flow leaders to move the location of weld lines and other defects
  • Valve gate control methods and how to set them up

Ideal for: Beginner Autodesk Moldflow Insight users

Location: Autodesk® Moldflow® Insight Fundamentals is available as an online, in-plant, or public class.

Course Length: 3 Days (Total of 24 hours)


Course Prerequisites

Prior to attending this course, it is recommended that students complete the tutorials and review the four pre-theory recordings (which will be provided by the instructor upon registration).

Start Date End Date Name Language City State Online Open Seats Cost ($USD)  
06/18/2018 06/20/2018 Autodesk® Moldflow® Insight Fundamentals English Woodstock GA No 12 $3,595 Register
10/01/2018 10/03/2018 Autodesk® Moldflow® Insight Fundamentals English Woodstock GA No 12 $2,995 Register
11/26/2018 11/28/2018 Autodesk® Moldflow® Insight Fundamentals English Gibsonville NC No 12 $2,995 Register