The Moldex3D Global Innovation Talent Award Winners

Moldex3D announces the winners of the 2018 Moldex3D Global Innovation Talent Award.

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Moldex3D announces the winners of the 2018 Moldex3D Global Innovation Talent Award (GITA). The GITA recognizes the most innovative projects that have used Moldex3D to develop solutions for plastics manufacturing challenges.

This year’s competition generated interest from the CAE simulation community, attracting applicants from more than 20 countries across the world including the United States, Germany, Japan and India. The winning entries represent a range of plastics simulation applications across a spectrum of industries including automotive, energy, medical, electronics, household appliances, furniture and moldmaking.

Pegatron received honors in the Company category for its project. In order to create slimmer, lighter tablet components, Pegatron integrated the Moldex3D injection molding simulation and Ansys structural analysis to optimize mold designs, reduce shrinkage induced by fibers and validate the strength of the part, creating a balance between product design and product strength.

Slovak University of Technology – Faculty of Materials Science and Technology (MTF STU) was awarded the first prize in the Student category. The winning entry titled “Redesign of Injection Mold Cavity based on Reverse Warpage Profile” addressed the challenges of molding thick-walled automotive parts. Moldex3D’s predictive capabilities for warpage enabled the team to explore solutions make adjustments before cutting the tool, achieving cost savings and dimensional stability.

To view the winning entries from this year’s contest, click here.

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