Using Altair Software for Manufacturing
Altair offers a unique set of simulation tools to evaluate product feasibility, optimize the manufacturing process, and run virtual try-outs for many traditional, subtractive, and additive manufacturing processes. Users can validate designs early in the manufacturing process with the simplicity and affordability of the simulation software, as well as use optimization technology with specific manufacturing constraints to design better, more efficient products.
Learn more at altair.com/manufacturing-applications.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Metal Extrusion
Altair Inspire Extrude is an easy-to-use tool for simulating metal extrusion, polymer extrusion, and friction stir welding processes to detect potential defects early in the product development phase and improve the process efficiency. It uses Altair HyperXtrude solver to simulate these processes. In this short video we'll demonstrate a typical workflow for metal extrusion simulation.
Driving Design from Concept to Manufacturing with Inspire
Altair Inspire has rapidly advanced from a topology optimization tool for designers to a design environment spanning industrial design, structural simulation and optimization, motion analysis and manufacturing simulation.
Altair for Manufacturing Applications
Altair offers a unique set of simulation tools to evaluate product feasibility, optimize the manufacturing process, and run virtual try-outs for many traditional, subtractive, and additive manufacturing processes.e
Design for Extrusion
Driving designs that are cognizant of the downstream manufacturing processes
Increasing manufacturing costs and stiff competition coupled with low profit margins are posing tremendous challenges to extrusion companies, especially automotive and aerospace industries. One way the leading companies stay ahead of the competition is by reducing the product development time and production costs through virtual testing. Design engineers and analysts use CAE software to analyze and validate die designs and thereby reduce/eliminate costly die trials.
This webinar explains how extrusion simulation framework provides an easy to use CAE environment to:
- Validate extrusion die designs
- Optimize process conditions
- Identify potential defects and correct them before becoming critical problems
Introducing the Next Generation Manufacturing Simulation Solutions on Altair Inspire™ Platform
Altair manufacturing simulation tools have received an extensive amount of development efforts to expand their simulation capabilities.
Altair Inspire Extrude Datasheet
Altair Inspire Extrude is a simulation environment designed to help extrusion companies meet the ever increasing demands to produce complex profiles with tight tolerances, quality surface finishes, and high strength properties at reduced cost. Inspire Extrude is a virtual press where users can visualize material flow and temperature inside a die during extrusion and make necessary changes to ensure balanced flow, while identifying and eliminating product defects.
Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 1
Step 1: Load Orientation
Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 2
Step 2: Extract Bearing
Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 3
Step 3: Create Billet and Material Selection
Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 4
Step 4: Perform Extrusion Simulation
Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 5
Step 5: Analyze Results
APEL Extrusions employs die extrusion simulation software to test die extrusion performance. This allows APEL to greatly speed up the design process and test multiple simulations per week.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Solid Profile Model
Downloadable solid profile model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Hollow Profile Model
Downloadable hollow profile model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Charge Weld Model
Downloadable charge weld model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Skin Tracking Model
Downloadable skin tracking model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Tool Deflection Model
Downloadable tool deflection model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Bearing Optimization Model
Downloadable bearing optimization model for Altair Inspire Extrude.
Altair Inspire Extrude - Coupled Analysis Model
Downloadable coupled analysis model for Altair Inspire Extrude.