Add/Edit Core

If you haven't designed any cores in a CAD tool, you can create and edit virtual cores in Inspire Cast.

  1. Click the Casting tab.
  2. Click the Components icon.

  3. On the Core icon, click Add/Edit Core.

    Candidates are automatically detected and displayed in red.
  4. Click a red surface to create a core.
    The total number of cores is displayed above the Core icon.
  5. Use the microdialog options to define the material and temperature.

  6. Optional: To create more cores, click a red surface. To select other surfaces, press Ctrl and click the surfaces to designate. Double-click any surface to automatically select adjacent surfaces with an adjoining angle less than or equal to the Tolerance Angle defined under the Selection Options menu.

  7. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.
To edit a core, click the Add/Edit Core tool, and then click the core.

Microdialog Options

Define the material and temperature of the core.

Option Description
Materials Database

Click to examine the material's Thermal and HTC properties.

Select the material.

Enter the temperature.