Getting Started

Before getting into the detailed instructions for using Functional Molded Part, the following tutorial aims at giving you a feel as to what you can do with the product. It provides a step-by-step exercise based on a realistic design scenario showing you how to use key functionalities for creating a plastic part.

The main tasks covered in this section are:

Entering the Functional Molded Part Workbench
Defining the Main Shell
Editing the Shell Properties
Removing Volumes from the Part While Creating Walls
Piercing the Main Shape
Adding Strength to the Shelled Body
Applying a Styling Surface Onto the Shelled Body
Finalizing the Part Shape

All together, the tasks should take about ten minutes to complete. The final part will be a phone cap that will look like this: