SOLIDWORKS Plastics CommandManager

The SOLIDWORKS Plastics CommandManager provides access to the plastics simulation tools. The Plastics CommandManager is visible when you activate the SOLIDWORKS Plastics add-in.

The availability of each tool is context-sensitive and depends on the actions you have taken to create a plastics simulation. You can also access several of the tools from the PlasticsManager tree.

Icon Tool Name Function Access from the PlasticsManager tree
New Study Creates a new plastics study. No
Boundary Conditions Creates boundary conditions for the active study. Yes
Create Mesh Creates a mesh and provides access to mesh settings. Yes
Polymer Assigns polymer, insert, and mold materials. Yes
Process Parameters Provides access to the Fill, Pack, or Warp process parameter settings. Yes
Run Runs the analysis. Yes
Results Displays available analysis results. Yes
Video Recording Starts and stops a video recording. No
Measure Activates the Measure tool. No
Nominal Wall Thickness Provides access to the Nominal Wall Thickness Advisor. Yes
Cavity Visibility Switches the visibility of the bodies corresponding to cavity domains. No
Mesh Model Displays the mesh model. Yes
Transparent Model Enables the transparent display of CAD bodies No
Runner Visibility Switches the visibility of the bodies corresponding to runner domains. No
Mold Visibility Switches the visibility of the bodies corresponding to mold domains.
Available with the SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium product.
No
Cooling Channel Visibility Switches the visibility of the bodies corresponding to cooling channel domains.
Available with the SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium product.
No
Show/Hide Domain Switches the visibility of a specific domain number.
Available with the SOLIDWORKS Plastics Professional and SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium products.
No
Assign Domain Assigns or reassigns a domain type to a body. Yes
Batch Manager Provides access to the Batch Manager PropertyManager. No
Copy Settings Provides access to the Copy Settings PropertyManager. No
Duplicate Study Creates a duplicates study using a different configuration. No
Settings and Help Provides access to software settings and documentation. Yes
Clear Deletes all study data associated with the active configuration. No