## SolidWorks Plastics: Interpreting Results

Plastic Filling in an iPhone 5 Case After having run an analysis on a part in SolidWorks Plastics, you probably want to understand what all the numbers and colors mean. The video below will explain the basics to interpreting the

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## SolidWorks Plastics: Meshing

iPhone 5 with a Plastic Case Many manufacturers use plastic injection molding to create cases for phones. A practical application of SolidWorks Plastics is using it to assess the manufacturability of these plastic cases. You too can design your own

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## How to Create Runners in SolidWorks Plastics

SolidWorks Plastics Runner There are many practicle applications of runners in mold design. The runner in the picture above (T shaped bit) allows two parts to be made from a single gate. When the plastic has cooled, this runner can

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## Introduction to SolidWorks Plastics

Plastic Injection Molding     Injection molding is very widely used in industry when creating plastic parts. SolidWorks Plastics is an Add-in for SolidWorks that simulates this process. It is included in SolidWorks Education Edition 2013-2014.* To learn more about SolidWorks Plastics

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## FEM Comparison Between Hand Calculations and SolidWorks Simulation

One class I am taking this year is a class on the finite element method (FEM).  I decided for this post to solve out a relatively simple FEM problem by hand and then compare my answer by using SolidWorks Simulation.

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## FEA Static Thermal Stress Analysis Tutorial

Check out this video tutorial using SolidWorks Simulation to run a FEA static analysis on a brake rotor from the SolidWorks SAE tutorial.  This video shows the set up and running of a static study due to thermal

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## FEA Thermal Simulation Tutorial using a Brake Rotor from the SolidWorks SAE Tutorials

Check out this video tutorial using SolidWorks Simulation to run a FEA thermal analysis on a brake rotor from the SolidWorks SAE tutorial.  This video shows the set up and running of a thermal simulation that looks at the

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