The secret to a quality plastic injection molded part is a flawless mold – one that produces consistent pieces time and time again. So, what’s the key to a flawless mold? In addition to a strong initial design, mold flow analysis is your secret weapon. It’s an indispensable component of any plastic injection molding design project. MFA software comes at a cost, but its impact on mold quality, product performance and appearance, and production ROI is undeniable. Read on to learn how this one tool can literally save your mold design. http://info.crescentind.com/blog/all

MFA offers several benefits, including:

  • Resolve wall thickness issues
  • Optimize gate location
  • Fill mold cavities consistently and uniformly
  • Uncover weaknesses in design geometry
  • Avoid costly tooling errors and rework
  • Improve manufacturability
  • Reduce time to market
  • Improve efficiency and quality
  • Discover potential visual defects, including air traps, sink marks and weld lines
  • Evaluate different material options pre-production to choose the best material
  • Show customer and supplier data to support your design or need for changes