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Inspire PolyFoam

Course Outline:

The Altair Inspire PolyFoam is the newest simulation analysis tool of Altair. It is an integral part of Inspire for manufacturing platform. With Inspire Polyfoam, learn and perform an injection & foaming simulation and evaluate design concepts. Understand how to incorporate Inspire PolyFoam into traditional design process to efficiently optimize designs and avoid typical Foam defects.



Goals and Objectives:

  • Introduction to Polyurethane foaming:
    • Background, Theory, Applications and Market.
  • Get started with:
    • Learn about the Altair Inspire PolyFoam
    • Understand accessibility of ribbons, model browser, property editor and other user-interfaces.
  • Know how to create and modify geometries.
  • Know how to setup model.
    • Foam part selection, type of material, temperature.
    • Nozzle path and selection
    • Learn about some additional tooling components like Velcro, mold, vents…
  • Learn how to setup process parameters and run simulation with specific meshing criteria.
  • Analyze results stages Injection, Foaming, and Criterion.
    • Results such as Temperature, Pressure, Head ID, Material ID, and many others.

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