Autodesk Simulation DFM Software Simplifies Plastic Part Design for Manufacturers

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Apr. 3, 2012 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the availability of Autodesk Simulation DFM (Design for Manufacturing) software, the industry’s first real-time injection molding simulation software that provides real-time feedback. The CAD software plug-in provides designers of plastic parts with a faster and easier way to determine the impact of design decisions on manufacturability, cost and sustainability concerns.

Based on Autodesk Labs technology also known as Project Krypton, Autodesk Simulation DFM seamlessly integrates with Autodesk Product Design Suite software, and specifically Autodesk Inventor software, and provides a complementary technology to Autodesk Simulation Moldflow software. Autodesk Simulation DFM also works with Dassault, SolidWorks and PTC Creo software to support companies working in a multi-CAD environment.

“With Autodesk Simulation DFM, designers of plastic parts can more easily create designs that are viable from a manufacturing standpoint, while helping ensure low costs and sustainability,” said Robert “Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Design, Lifecycle and Simulation at Autodesk. “Users do not need a simulation background to take advantage of Autodesk Simulation DFM — the software is highly intuitive and easily integrates into any design workflow.”

Adding Real-Time Feedback to Design Workflow

Powered by Autodesk Simulation Moldflow injection molding simulation technology, Autodesk Simulation DFM provides real-time feedback through specific and familiar design indicators, all while the design is still taking shape. Green, yellow and red indicators identify potential manufacturing, cost and sustainability concerns as a designer is creating his or her vision. When potential problems are found, the designer receives explicit, real-world information about the source and location of the problem so it can be addressed as early as possible in the process.

Because Autodesk Simulation DFM works directly with the designer’s CAD application, there is little need for additional training. The tool is also “always on” and doesn’t require much user input: it updates continuously, providing manufacturing feedback as quickly as the user can create a design.

For additional information about Autodesk Simulation DFM or other Autodesk Simulation technologies, contact the SIM Squad at simsqaud@autodesk.com.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries ¾ including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects ¾ use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Jobs
Associate Packaging Engineer for Unilever at Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GIS ANALYST for Cobb County Government at Marietta, California
BIM / REVIT Senior Structural Modeler for McNamara Salvia at New York, California
Senior Account Manager, Utilities for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
Vice President, GIS Business Unit for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
Upcoming Events
MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress—MSEC 2018 at Silverado Resort and Spa 1600 Atlas Peak Road Napa CA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
ASSESS 2018 CONGRESS at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton GA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
OpenFOAM Conference North America 2018 at Holiday Inn & Suites Farmington Hills - Detroit NW 33103 Hamilton Court Farmington Hills MI - Oct 30, 2018
ATX Minneapolis 2018 at Minneapolis Convention Center MN - Oct 31 - 1, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise