Insight Fundamentals

Course Description

What You Will Learn?

In this course, students learn features, functionalities and workflows in Autodesk Moldflow Insight Fundamentals through hands-on exercises. Students learn how to become more efficient at creating digital prototypes, running analysis and interpreting results of most analysis types available.

Learning Details

Introduction to Synergy:

Learn how to navigate and use the Interface

Quick Cool-Fill-Pack-Warp analysis:

Step through the general process typically used for analysis projects

Analysis Workflow:

Discusses Moldflow design philosophy and design procedures

Model Requirements:

Discuss mesh characteristics necessary to have a good mesh for a digital prototype

Model Translation and Meshing:

Discuss workflows necessary to import, mesh and repair all 3 mesh types digital prototypes

Gate Placement:

Gate placement guidelines and uses of the gate location analysis

Molding Window analysis:

The procedures to follow to find mold & melt temperatures and injection time

Results Interpretation:

Discuss results types along with results manipulation and interpretation

Gate & Runner Design:

Typical gate and runner designs and how to model them and conduct a runner balance analysis

Basic Packing:

Review of definitions, procedures to set a packing profile, and how to interpret results

Flow Analysis Process Settings:

Discussion of advanced options for a flow analysis along with all solvers and capabilities

Moldflow Communicator:

Review features and capability of Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Communicator


Thermoplastic Overview:

Review polymer definition and classification, key polymer properties, and thermoplastic material families & abbreviations

Injection Molding Overview:

Review of the injection molding process

Finite Element Overview:

Review of finite elements and mesh types used within Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight

Moldflow Design Principals:

Review of the Moldflow design principles and how to apply them

How to Use Help:

Shows how help is accessed and used

Creating Reports:

Shows ways to create reports & formats available

Modeling Tools:

Concentrates on modeling regions. some work with beams & use of local coordinate systems

Material Searching and Comparing:

Shows how to use the material searching capabilities

Job Manager:

Review of the job manager features and capabilities

Flow Leaders and Deflectors:

Discussion of how to use flow deflectors and flow leaders to move the location of weld lines and other defects

Using Valve Gates:

Discusses valve gate control methods, and how to set up

Guided Project:

Steps through in detail the entire Flow analysis process

Autodesk Insight Flow Fundamentals Registration

Autodesk Insight Flow Fundamentals is a 3 day course and performed in a virtual classroom. Students only need to have a computer connection to attend.

Who Should Attend?

  • New Users of Autodesk Moldflow Insight Fundamentals
  • No Prior mold analysis experience necessary
  • 3-day web-training course

What You Will Need

  • Training files set up on your computer
  • Autodesk Training Manual
  • Training Paid in Full prior to start of class

(Bozilla will provide Instructions for the above items prior to training)

Benefits of Web Training

  • Train in any convenient location
  • No travel or travel expenses
  • Autodesk Moldflow curriculum

Live Demo

Option to have Instructor use your “Live” part to demonstrate exercises Students perform during class. (Instructions will be provided)