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March 8, 2011

STAR-Cast Release 1.08

CD-adapco and its development partner Access have jointly announced the release of version 1.08 of their industrial casting simulation system STAR-Cast. Among the many attributes that STAR-Cast provides are ease of use and power. STAR-Cast leverages the technology deployed in CD-adapco’s STAR-CCM+ and STAR-CD high-end CFD solutions.

For its part Access brings to STAR-Cast deep expertise in metallurgy and casting processes, including simulating the internal microstructures of materials.

The multi-level, base to sublime combination of expertise gives designers, toolmakers, and foundry personnel a high-end, yet easy-to-use toolset for the analysis of gravity casting, tilt-pour casting, low-pressure die casting, centrifugal casting and Bridgman casting.