Add/Edit Crucible

Create and edit a virtual crucible in Inspire Cast.

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

  3. Click the Add/Edit Crucible icon.

  4. Click any spot on the runner system or the part to create the crucible.
    Note: If you have defined an ingate, you must remove it to create a crucible.
    The crucible is created.

  5. Optional: Click another location on the runner system or the part to create another crucible.
  6. To edit the crucible, use the microdialog options to define the capacity.
  7. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.

Microdialog Options

Define the size of the crucible.

Option Description

Enter the mass of the material the crucible holds to define the size of the crucible.
Preview   View an animated preview of the tilt pouring process.
Move Crucible Reposition the crucible with the move tool.
Move Rotation Point Reposition the rotation point with the move tool.
Angle Change the angle of the rotation.
Rotation Time Change the duration of the rotation
Delete Delete the rotation.
Add Rotation   Add a new rotation.