Assign Materials

Assign materials from the Materials Database when designating the mold cavity.

  1. Use the Designate Part Cavity tool or the Auto Configure Components tool to indentify the part cavity.

  2. Use the microdialog options to define the material type, polymer and temperature.
    Option Description Note
    Click the View Materials button to examine a material's thermal, rhealogical, mechanical, PVT and fiber properties.
    • You can modify an existing material in the Materials dialog, save it with a new name, and access it from the My Materials tab.
    • You can download additional materials from the Altair Material Data Center, save them locally, and import them into My Materials.
    Select a material type.  
    Select from common polymers of your chosen material type.  
    Enter the temperature of the material.