Autodesk® Moldflow Simulation

Simulate your complete plastic injection molding process and optimize your part design, mold design, and manufacturing process. Create high-quality plastic products correctly, the first time, and avoid potential manufacturing defects, getting you to market quickly.

Simulation Moldflow software provides simulation tools for injection mold design, plastic part design, and the injection molding design process. Simulation Moldflow Adviser Ultimate software helps reduce the need for costly physical prototypes, avoids potential manufacturing defects, and helps bring innovative products to market faster.

Moldflow Insight vs. Moldflow Adviser

Compare the features of Simulation Moldflow® Adviser vs. Simulation Moldflow® Insight to learn how this software can help meet your organization’s needs.

Simulation Moldflow products Adviser Insight
EDITIONS Standard Premium Ultimate Standard Premium Ultimate
MESHING*
Dual domain
3D
Midplane
CAD INTEROPERABILITY
CAD solid models
Parts
Assemblies
SIMULATION CAPABILITIES
Filling
Weld line, air trap, sink mark
Gate location
Molding window
Venting analysis
Design of experiments (DOE)
Crystallization analysis
Runner balancing
Packing
Cooling
Conformal cooling**
Transient mold cooling or heating
Rapid temperature cycling
Warpage
Fiber orientation
Insert overmolding
In-mold label
Two-shot sequential overmolding
Core shift
Wire sweep, paddle shift
SIMULATION ADVISERS
Design adviser
Results adviser
Cost adviser
MOLDING PROCESSES
Thermoplastic injection molding
Reactive injection and transfer molding
Rubber, liquid silicone injection molding
Multiple-barrel reactive molding
Structural reaction injection molding
Microchip encapsulation
Underfill encapsulation
Gas-assisted injection molding
Injection-compression molding
Compression molding
Co-injection molding
Bi-injection molding
MuCell
Birefringence
DATABASES
Thermoplastics materials
Thermoset materials
Molding machines
Coolant materials
Mold materials
SOFTWARE INTERFACE
Simulation Mechanical (FEA)
Abaqus (FEA)
ANSYS (FEA)
LS-DYNA (FEA)
NEi Nastran (FEA)
CODE V (Birefringence)
Showcase (defect visualization)
SUPPORTED LANGUAGES
English
Chinese (Simplified)
Chinese (Traditional)
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Portuguese
Spanish
Korean
INCLUDED SOFTWARE & SERVICES
Inventor Fusion
Vault
Simulation Moldflow Communicator