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Shrinkage & Warpage

The injection molder's biggest enemies are shrinkage and warpage.

The opponent fights with different weapons:

  • packing
  • fiber orientation
  • temperature distribution in the mould
  • crystallization
  • shrinkage constraint in the mould
  • relaxation
  • ...
But how do you stay in control? By knowing the tactics of the opponent and by taking the appropriate measures.

SIGMASOFT® considers all the above mentioned effects. The simulation visualizes and clarifies the relevant effects. Having this knowledge makes you able to take corrective measures.

The subchapters contain examples of error analyses: