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Tooling Split PropertyManager

You can insert a tooling split to create the core and cavity blocks for a mold.

To create a tooling split, the part must have at least three surface bodies in the Surface Bodies folder: a core surface body, a cavity surface body, and a parting surface body. You can create a mold from a tooling split for multiple parts, or for multiple instances of the same part.

To help prevent the core and cavity blocks from shifting, you can add an interlock surface along the perimeter of parting surfaces prior to inserting a tooling split in a mold part. You can also create the interlock surface automatically when you insert the tooling split. To close holes in a molded part, you can add shut off surfaces.
If you do not include the surface bodies with the mold part in advance, you can include a collection of separate surfaces that the tooling split command can automatically knit together.

To open the Tooling Split PropertyManager, do one of the following:

  • Click Tooling Split (Mold Tools toolbar).
  • Click Insert > Molds > Tooling Split.
  • Right-click a Tooling Split feature and click Edit Feature fm_edit_feature.gif.

Block Size

dim_lin_d.png Depth in Direction 1 Specifies the depth of the split on the mold core.
dim_lin_d.png Depth in Direction 2 Specifies the depth of the split on the mold cavity.
  Interlock Surface Automatically creates an interlock surface for the split mold.
Draft Angle Specifies the draft angle for the interlock surface.


surface.png Core Surface Bodies Displays and highlights the selected surfaces that define the mold core.



surface.png Cavity Surface Bodies Displays and highlights the selected surfaces that define the mold cavity.


Parting Surface

surface.png Parting Surface Bodies Displays and highlights the selected surfaces that define the mold split parting surface.


Mold After Tooling Split

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