CD-adapco Launches STAR-Cast v11.02

The release includes general usability enhancements.

CD-adapco, a provider of CFD (computational fluid dynamics) simulation software, has launched STAR-Cast v11.02. This adds casting simulation capabilities to STAR-CCM+.

This release, according to the company, features a new High Pressure Die Casting module for casted part design. Version 11.02 includes the following updates:

  • Overall improvement of user experience, streamlining the setup of all casting processes.

  • Reduced turnaround time of casting simulations with a new compressibility feature and smarter determination of number of inner iterations required per time step.

  • Easier material handling and manipulation, including a brand new material database builder for integration of proprietary materials into the customer’s material database.

“High Pressure Die Casting is quickly becoming the manufacturing process of choice for mass production of parts in the automotive industry,” says Jean-Claude Ercolanelli, senior vice president of to CD-adapco Senior VP of Product Management, Jean-Claude Ercolanelli. “More and more, companies are turning to simulation to optimize these complex processes with the goal of obtaining repeatable product quality and reducing manufacturing costs. STAR-Cast v11.02 has all the capabilities in place to achieve just that.”

For more information, visit CD-adapco.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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