Retrieving the Part

This task shows you how to retrieve the part to mold.
  1. Click 'Product1' in the specification tree to make it active. 
    It is now displayed in orange.

  2. Select the Insert>Existing Component command from the main menu bar.

  3. Open the GettingStarted01.CATPart file from the samples Split directory.
    This is the part to be molded:

    Note that the Part is now mentioned in the specification tree.

  • The part file must contain the part itself along with all the surfaces required for the core plate and the cavity plate split.
  • We advise that the split surface for the CavityPlate should be named CavitySurface, and that for the CorePlate CoreSurface.
  • The part number (in the properties) must be MoldedPart.