IMOLD®: an intelligent mould design and assembly system
In this chapter, IMOLD®, an intelligent system for the design and assembly of injection moulds based on 3-D solid modelling techniques, is described. Firstly, an overview on the current problems and trends in injection mould design practice is given, followed by a brief review of the recent research developments. The key functional modules of IMOLD® are then described, followed by a case study from the solid part model to its complete mould assembly. Finally, discussions on the current approach of IMOLD® and conclusions are given.
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