Software Flow 2000

Thank you! That is good suggestion. The thing is my boss won't like
outside design and make the die. The other problem is I could not
find some die maker in Ontario, Canada. We have problem with most of
our current die, too. The software for profile extrusion die would be
US$25000+TAX+training. I have thought the software would help me with
die simulation and design, so I can go ahead to modify the die....
I don't think why I could not follow my former post, so I copied the
former post:
I'm not sure what the cost is of the software you are considering but
I do
know that the cost of a poorly designed die can be enormous. Given
your personal and your company's inexperience in die design and
manufacturing, you may just want to pay the cost of having a tooling
both design and make the die for you. This is especially true if as
indicate, having new dies made will be a relatively rare occurance.
If your
profile is especially complicated, I would recommend having a
profile die made up. This makes for easier and less expensive
if the die needs to be tweaked later to get the performance you desire
Larry Effler
I am going to do profile die design. I am very new in die design
> (only took two die design courses when I was in school). I am just
> wondering if someone has experience with Flow 2000. I sure found some
> good feedback about it. Because it is very expensive software, I
> really hope I could get some suggest from you, before I recommend it
> to my boss. We don't have many new products, so it may take very long
> to get it pay back.....
> Thank you
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Lily Liu
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