November 15, 2012 - Missler Software has a solid experience in catering to the specific needs of toolmaking. TopSolid’Split is an extension of the latest version of TopSolid’Design which allows tool makers, especially those specializing in plastic injection, to significantly increase their productivity by giving them the means to easily define and design core cavity blocks from an imported 3D plastic part, or directly designed in TopSolid’Design.
Once the model has been imported in TopSolid’Design, TopSolid’Split enables the user to prepare the part to be injected by quickly analyzing the draft angles of the model (detection of vertical faces and undercut faces) and by globally or differentially controlling the shrinkage factor related to the material used. TopSolid’Split also automatically determines the best parting lines, while leaving the user free to redefine them locally, when passing over a face, for example.
Draft angle analysis
Furthermore, this new module provides intelligent wizards to automatically generate shut off surfaces and external parting surfaces.
In addition to efﬁciently creating your molding blocks, the biggest benefit of TopSolid’Split 7.7 is certainly its ability to define all the inserts needed to take the production constraints into account, at the core & cavity block split stage.
TopSolid’Split 7.7 adds significant value to TopSolid’Design in terms of tooling and features all the functions needed to create complete molds in the coming years. This extension will be officially available in the software in January 2013.
TopSolid’Design is a fully integrated and associative CAD software enabling the operator to draft and design products more efficiently. Kinematics, structural calculation, sheet metal processing and mechanical components form an integral part of the software and improve efficiency in the design process.
About Missler Software
Missler Software, whose headquarters is located just outside Paris, France is the software developer of the TopSolid CAD/CAM/ERP software range dedicated to the mechanical manufacturing, toolmaking, wood and sheetmetal industries. In 2011 company turnover was €25M for 200 employees. Every year Missler Software invests in the region of 30% of its annual turnover in Research and Development for its integrated software range. The company was founded in 1984 and has been present on the international market since 1997. Missler Software exports approximately 60% of its software licenses via a network of 80 value added resellers throughout the world. For further information, visit www.topsolid.com.
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