During the injection molding process, molten plastic is compelled to fill a feeding system and cavity inside the mold. The melt front shows how molten plastic moves inside the mold over time.
The knowledge about this movement helps to evaluate the filling of the mold.
It shows air traps and weld lines for example.

melt front in Plastic Industry

Quality: The change from one color to the next one shown the Melt front at one timestep.

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