Introduction to QuikCAST


Description

This course is built around presentations, demonstrations and exercises. The goal is to allow the new user to gain confidence in the software and to use it efficiently with respect to his/her specific process.

Audience

Foundry professionals who are new QuikCAST users

Objectives

Get started with QuikCAST, a complete industrial solution for foundries, including filling and solidification, phase change and cooling of mold geometries.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of the casting process

Course content

  • Introduction and general description
  • Thermal analysis
  • Fluid flow analysis
  • Material properties
  • Results visualization / presentation
  • Post-processing
  • Implicit Mold technique
  • Mesh capabilities with Geomesh
  • Non-coincident mesh capabilities
  • Exercises

According to customer demand, the following process modeling may be discussed:

  • High / Low pressure die casting
    • Cycling techniques
    • Gas model, vents
  • Gravity casting
  • Semi-solid models
  • Shot
  • Tilt casting
  • Filter / Preform infiltration
  • Core Blowing Process
 
Trade: 
Casting
 
Reference: 
QCA-B
 
Level: 
Basic
 
Duration: 
3-5 days (see local schedule for details)