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User Manual




Casting Simulation Software

Version 3.2 for Windows XP and Windows Vista

Version 2009-03-24

CONTENTS

1.INTRODUCTION 8

Overview 8

Installation and Licensing 9

Upgrading Existing FLOW-3D® Cast Installation 9

64 bit installations 9

New Installation 9

Prerequisites 9

Running Installer 10

Optimizing/disabling FLOW-3D® multiprocessing 12

File Management 13

2.Modeling Casting Process 14

Simulation Types 14

Flow without heat transfer 14

Flow with heat transfer 14

Solidification without flow 14

Simulation Project Files 14

Restart Runs 14

Versioning 14

File Naming 15

Modeling Geometry 15

Importing Geometries as STLs 15

Using Primitives for modeling casting system 15

Geometry Library 16

Meshing 16

Performance vs Accuracy 16

Impact on calculation times 16

Accuracy where needed 16

Test with coarse mesh, then re-run with accurate mesh 16

Aligning grid lines along straight walls 16

Thin walls 17

Cell Aspect Ratios 17

Multiple Mesh Blocks 17

Feeding Metal 18

Using Metal Inputs 18

Pressure Border Conditions 18

Low Pressure Die Casting Process 18

Without modeling oven 18

With oven and inlet pipe 19

High Pressure Die Casting Process 19

Cooling Channels and Heaters 19

Using void regions 19

Using Solid Obstacles 19

Miscellaneous 20

Lost Foam Process 20

Modeling Filters 20

Using Baffles 20

Using Porous Obstacles 20

Centrifugal Castings 20

3.USER INTERFACE ELEMENTS 21

Left Toolbar 21

New Simulation 21

New Version 22

Geometry Import 22

Geometry Interpretation 22

Solid Objects 23

Meshing 24

Border Conditions 26

Metal Inputs 26

Metal Parameters 26

Heat transfer coefficients 27

Solver Parameters 27

Flow calculation 27

Heat transfer model 27

Thermoelastic stress model 27

Shrinkage calculation model 27

Calculation end criteria 28

Number of spatial data time steps 28

Animation data 28

Progress messages / History plots 28

Advanced 28

Viscosity 28

Drag functioning 28

Advection option 28

Gas model 29

Gravity 29

Using compressed work file format 29

Density model 29

Other models 29

Restart time 29

Temperature options for restart 29

Save 29

Calculate 29

View graphs 30

Pause 30

Resume 30

Force progress message 30

Force data plot 30

Load latest results to view 30

Terminate 30

Post-processing 31

Time 31

Surface 31

Surface Color 31

View mode 31

Moving, rotating and zooming 32

Clipping planes 32

Show volume 32

Animation 32

Symmetry 32

Mesh blocks 32

Tilt pouring 32

Vector variable 32

Elastic stress distortion 32

Surface quality 32

Material Database 33

Edit 33

New 33

New Group 34

Copy 34

Remove 34

Import 34

Export 35

IDS 35

CASBOA 35

File Menu Items 35

New 35

New Version 35

Open 35

Close 35

Save / Save As 35

Print / Print Setup 35

Export STLs 35

Casting Properties 35

Flow Menu Items 35

Add STL 35

Create primitive 35

Add parametrized object 36

Add geometry from library 38

Parametrized object parameters 38

Reposition objects 38

Remove object 38

Geometry Interpretation 38

Solid Objects 39

Meshing Parameters 39

Border Conditions 39

Metal sources 39

Metal Parameters 39

Gas Region Parameters 39

Heat Transfer Coefficients 39

Solver Parameters 39

Advanced Options 39

Numeric Options 40

Pressure iteration method 40

Heat transfer and conduction 40

Elastic stress evaluation 40

Surface tension evaluation 40

Advection 40

F-packing 40

Multi-block boundary conditions 40

Viscous stress evaluation 40

Convergence criterion 40

Time step size control 40

Limited compressibility 40

Custom Flow3D parameters 42

Region pointers 42

Particle sources 42

Valves 42

Baffles 42

Thermal die cycling 43

Tilt pouring 43

Make restart simulation 43

Edit Material Database 43

Start Simulation 43

Simulate All 43

Post-processing 44

History data 44

Load Calculation Results From Solver 44

Load Animation Data From Solver 44

Attach to a running solver process 44

Clear calculation results 44

Merge results from earlier simulation 44

Remove merged results 44

Import calculation results from FLOW-3D® 44

Import animation data from FLOW-3D® 44

Import data from neutral file 44

Import data from text file 45

Read points for neutral file 45

Clear points for neutral file 45

Write neutral file 45

Write text file 46

Write prepin.inp 46

Write prepin.inp for UNIX 46

Edit prepin.inp and start simulation 46

View Menu Items 46

Toolbar 46

Status Bar 46

Selection Bar 46

Doublebuffering 46

Highlite Sharp Edges 47

Sharp Edges Threshold 47

Grid 47

Zoom, Move, Rotate 47

View Mode 47

Projection 47

Clipping 47

Reset View position 47

Surface Color / Background Color / Printing Background Color 47

Edit Color scale 47

Hide object(s) / Hide All 47

Toggtle Transparency 48

View Metal Inputs / View Gravity Vector / View Axis Vectors 48

Capture Picture 48

Capture Picture Sequence 48

Full screen 48

Save view angle / Load view angle 48

Toolbars 50

Top Toolbar 50

Righthand Toolbar 51

4.TROUBLESHOOTING 53

5. APPENDICES 55

Used FLOW-3D® input variables 55

File prepin.inp 55

XPUT 55

LIMITS 55

PROPS 55

SCALAR 55

PCAP 55

BCDATA 55

MESH 55

OBS 55

FL 55

BF 55

TEMP 56

MOTN 56

GRAFIC 56

PARTS 56

Header 56

File moving.inp 56

Miscellaneous tuning 56

Setting up company logo 56

Filtering variables to show in postprocessing 56
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