Microcellular Injection Molding (MuCell) is a mechanical foaming process used to improve the performance/weight characteristics of an injection-molded part. This class focuses on the Microcellular Injection Molding module for Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® Insight. We explore how well the module correlates with real-world molded samples, determine the best approach for using the module for a brand new mold, and discuss any limitations to the module.
- Describe how the MuCell molding process works
- Apply a MuCell methodology that determines weight savings
- Set up a MuCell analysis in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight
- Explain how well Simulation Moldflow Insight MuCell analysis correlates with molded samples
Tim Lankisch has been an employee of CAE Services Corporation for over twenty years. For the last fifteen years, he has served as Engineering Manager or Director of Engineering. CAE Services has been the leading supplier of injection molding simulation services in North America since its founding in 1988.Tim graduated with a B.S. in Physics and A.A. in Mathematics from Thomas More College, and pursued a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He is Expert Certified in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow and leads a team of five other Expert Certified engineers.His current interests are in performing correlation studies in various facets of injection molding as they relate to Moldflow.