Welcome to the Mold Tooling Design User's Guide!
This guide is intended for users who need to become quickly familiar with the product.
This manual also covers the needs of the P1 Tooling Design application. Functions that are specific to Mold Tooling Design and therefore not available to Tooling Design users are indicated by either this image in the left hand margin or this image at the top of the page .

This overview provides the following information:



Mold Tooling Design in a Nutshell

  The Mold Tooling Design application helps you design a complete injection mold, from the mold base to the components using user-defined and standard catalogs.

The Mold Tooling Design User's Guide has been designed to show you how to create a mold base and add all the required mold components to it.



Before Reading this Guide


Prior to reading the Mold Tooling Design User's Guide, you are recommended to have a look at the Infrastructure User's Guide for  information on the generic capabilities common to all products.


Getting the Most Out of this Guide


  To make the most out of this book, we suggest that a beginning user reads the Getting Started chapter first of all and the Workbench Description to find his way around the Core and Cavity Design workbench. The User Tasks section gives a quick description of the operating mode of the various actions, whereas the Methodology section helps you make the most of those actions.


Accessing Sample Documents

  To perform the scenarios, sample documents are provided all along this documentation. For more information about this, refer to Accessing Sample Documents in the Infrastructure User's Guide.