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Moldflow Design, Moldflow Insight, Moldflow Adviser

Compare Moldflow injection moulding simulation products: Moldflow Adviser (Standard, Premium and Ultimate); Moldflow Insight (Standard, Premium and Ultimate); and Moldflow Design.

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Integrated with CAD platforms. Customise design rules and share results.

Quick manufacturability advice for your plastic part designs.

3D mesh support and design advice for runner systems and cavity layouts.

Directional feedback for standard injection part, mould and process designs.

Definitive results for polymer flow, mould cooling and part warpage.

Optimisation techniques and advanced mould heating and cooling processes.

Evaluate constructability and design before construction begins.

At a glance

  • Test, modify and verify designs with real-time feedback
  • Integrated with CAD platforms
  • Tools to customise design rules and share results
  • Directional feedback for part manufacturability
  • Defect identification
  • Optimisation of injection locations
  • Simulation and design advisers
  • Includes Moldflow Adviser Standard, plus:
  • 3D analysis for parts with varying thickness
  • Runner balancing and cavity layout
  • Includes Moldflow Adviser Premium, plus:
  • Mould filling, packing and cooling guidance
  • Causes of warpage
  • Fibre orientation
  • In-depth simulation of plastic injection moulding
  • Polymer flow, mould cooling and part warpage prediction
  • Meshing and process parameter controls
  • Includes Moldflow Insight Standard, plus:
  • Simultaneous solving capacity
  • Advanced mould heating and cooling processes
  • Process optimisation
  • Includes Moldflow Insight Premium, plus:
  • Simulation for specialised moulding processes
  • Optical performance prediction

Simultaneous local solving (max)    








Cloud solving    

Dual Domain™ technology    

3D simulations    


CAD solid models    



Design advice    

Design adviser    

Results adviser    

Cost adviser    



Fibre orientation    

Sink marks and weld lines    

Moulding window    

Venting analysis    

Crystallisation analysis    

Gate location    

Cold and hot runners    

Runner balancing    

Design of experiments (DOE)    


Transient mould cooling or heating    

Conformal cooling    

Rapid temperature cycling    

Induction heating    

Heating elements    


Insert overmoulding    

In-mould label    

Two-shot sequential overmoulding    

Core shift    

Wire sweep, paddle shift    

Thermoplastic injection moulding    

Gas-assisted injection moulding    

Injection compression moulding    

Co-injection moulding    

Bi-injection moulding    

Chemical Blowing Agent (CBA)    

Microcellular injection moulding    

Microcellular injection moulding with core back    


Structural reaction injection moulding (SRIM)    

Resin transfer moulding (RTM)    

Rubber, liquid silicone injection moulding    

Multiple-barrel reactive moulding    

Reaction injection moulding    

Microchip encapsulation    

Underfill encapsulation    

Compression moulding    

Thermoplastic materials    

Thermoset materials    

Moulding machines    

Coolant materials    

Mould materials    

Helius PFA (Advanced Material Exchange)    

Simulation Mechanical (FEA)    

Autodesk Nastran (FEA)    

Abaqus (FEA)    



CODE V (Birefringence)    

VRED (defect visualisation)    

Showcase (defect visualisation)    

CADdoctor for Autodesk Simulation    


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