Autodesk - Moldflow 2012 - Fiber Orientation in Plastic Part Designs

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Want more information after viewing this video? Be sure to visit and order to reduce weight and improve fuel economy, automotive manufacturers are increasingly replacing metal parts with plastic parts that are reinforced with long glass fibers. The orientation of the glass fibers is critical to the overall performance, shape, and dimensions of the plastic parts. Thus, simulation is an invaluable tool in allowing designers to optimize their designs to maximize the benefits of using long glass fibers.Autodesk developed the industry's first capability to predict the orientation of long fibers in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy on the prestigious FreedomCAR program. Autodesk® Moldflow® 2012 software helps to more accurately predict the orientation of short and long glass fibers, which are critical to the overall performance, shape, strength, and weight of plastic parts. Accurate fiber orientations help improve the prediction of process-induced mechanical properties and subsequent shrinkage and warpage predictions.Perform amazing simulations with Autodesk® Moldflow® 2012 software.

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