Intelligent mold design and assembly.


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Radically shorten the time to produce preliminary and production mold designs

iMold for SOLIDWORKS is a powerful, integrated CAMD tool for streamlining and automating the mold design process. Leveraging SOLIDWORKS, iMold captures the process specific knowledge of mold engineering to provide designers with expert, highly efficient design tools and step-by-step guides for the complete mold design process. 

Benefits of iMold

Data Preparation

iMold for SOLIDWORKS provides an extensive set of data preparation tool to prepare the product model for the mold design.

Project Management

Project Control provides tools to create new iMold projects and edit existing projects.

Core/Cavity Builder

The Core & Cavity Builder provides powerful advanced tools for creating cores, cavities and side cores that are associative to the plastic product model. 

Mold Layout

Layout Designer performs automatic layout assembly for multiple cavity molds with support for balanced and unbalanced layouts. Easily design molds for single cavity molds or molds up to 64 cavities.

Feed System - Runners + Gatings

The Feed Designer simplifies the creation of gates and runners for the mold. A customizable library of the most commonly used gate and runner profiles is provided.

Moldbase Assembly Design

The Moldbase Designer has an extensive library of standard moldbases from a wide variety of vendors.

Slider + Lifter Assembly Design

Add sliders to the mold with a few clicks of the mouse.

Ejector System Layout Design

The Ejector Designer includes a large library of standard ejector pins, sleeves and blades.

Cooling Channel Design

Design cooling circuits easily and quickly in the mold with the Cooling Designer.

Standard Components Library Assembly

Use the Component Gallery to effortlessly insert standard components into the mold.


iMold Drawings creates the Core/Cavity views of the mold design in just a few clicks.

Electrode Design + Manufacturing

iMold EDM is an automated module for designing and managing electrodes and their holders to assist the manufacturing of detailed and hard to machine features on mold and press tools.

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