Runners are channels through which molten material flows from the sprue to the gates to fill a mold cavity. By definition, a runner is created between two plates. It can cut one of the plates or both of them. This process begins with a user sketch of the runners and ends with the mold being cut […]
Cimatron E enables users to create exploded views from all assembly type models. While creating exploded views, you can edit hierarchies at any time, by clicking the Edit Hierarchy button. Exploded Views are used for demonstration, marketing and documentation purposes, enabling the users to learn the assembly procedure of molds.
In this chapter of the tutorials various aspects of the tools functions within CimatronE will be discussed. Hole Attribute The Hole Attributes feature enables adding special hole attributes to faces in the model. This data is important for example in Drafting, when defining the Table of Holes or Label of Holes features, and in NC documents when […]
The CimatronE Explorer provides a simple and effective method to navigate your file system. The display and operation of the CimatronE Explorer is very much like that of Microsoft Windows Explorer. Cimatron has added additional features to the Explorer-like interface to enhance its management capabilities.
Electrodes Introduction Welcome to the Cimatron E Electrodes Tutorial. In this tutorial, electrodes will be created using Cimatron’s easy to follow Electrode Guide. Blank & Electrode UCS In Cimatron E different colors can be set to the blank wire bodies. These colors act as NC Criteria, allowing automatic machining in the NC environment. Extension Electrode Template Further […]
Classic Mold Project Basic Introduction The classic mold Project is a unique method of working for mold designers. By combining the work of splitting and parting surfaces in parallel with mold choice and cavity layout, the designer can save time. More information is available throughout the process, enabling quicker and more informed decisions to be made. […]
Creating the Cooling Lines Creating the Cooling Objects Adding Cooling Items Cooling Cut Editing the Cooling System In General, the cooling system can be edited using the classic historic parametric method. However, in some cases, this kind of editing may lead to regeneration difficulties. The following editing method was developed to be used in these kinds of […]
Environment Introduction Welcome to the CimatronE Environment tutorial. The tutorial is designed to guide you through the main principles in CimatronE’s environment. The first section within the tutorial deals with basic aspects of opening a Cimatron document and the CimatronE Explorer. Next the environment is discussed, and on-screen options such as the menu bars, icons and mouse […]
NC-Lite is a Cimatron E application, that is an easy to learn and easy to use NC-only solution targeted to the Shop Floor and for Engineering. NC-Lite is included in any Cimatron E NC solution, but can be used as a standalone solution as well. NC-Lite can be used together with all other Cimatron E applications, […]
The update of a mold project after ECO is one of the tool designers’ most time consuming tasks. The effectiveness of the ECO Manager tool is totally independent of the project size or complexity. It does not require any regeneration. Therefore it can be used at any stage along the tool design process with the same efficiency. […]