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Interpreting Mold FLow Analysis Results

When starting a new plastic injection project, it's important to carefully review the individual component's geometry to simulate and detect any problems that may occur during the injection process. Our engineers take into consideration many aspects of the plastic injection process when designing during the feasibility study.

In the following YouTube video, our friends at EngineeringJuice explore SolidWorks 3D simulation reviewing the theory and practice of material selection.

The team explains concepts of part geometry and how minor modifications can be crucial to good part manufacturing. It's always important to check for undercuts, problems with draft angles, cooling lines, temperature, injection molding machine pressure, gating location, weld lines, sink marks, melt flow rates and much more.

Many hours go into the mechanical design of the mold tooling. At V1 Moldes, these design concepts are reviewed and covered during Phase 1 of any APQP project. Our team performs many design reviews with clients to ensure all of the details are agreed upon before validating and cutting steel.

As part of our IATF certification scope, we maintain all of our clients' projects registered in an internal quality managment system. This ensures that all of the open points (like maybe an unwanted ejector pin marking on a critical aspect area) receive adequate follow-up action plans and are closed in a timely manner.

At V1, a mold flow analysis is an integral part of our offer; we always include this analysis in our projects because it's an important early step in any project. Learn more about V1's projects; we've manufactured plastic injection molds for customers all over the world. If you're located in México, contact our sales team to get a timely response today.