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Injection Moulding 101

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Injection Moulding 101 lays the foundational knowedge base necessary for the success of any injection molding employee.

This package provides employees with broad-based training on the injection moulding machine, process, mould, and plastics processing industry. Anyone working with production equipment or handling the material will greatly benefit from this package.

This Comprehensive Training Package Includes:

An Introduction to Injection Moulding
- An overview of plastics and the industry
- A typical moulding facility
- General plant safety 
- An introduction to the moulding process
- Moulding machine components
- Material handling
- Injection mould terminology
- Common part defects

- Cites important safety precautions for working around injection moulding machines
- Gives an introduction to the injection moulding process
- Introduces machine types and the different modes of operation
- Discusses the components of the injection moulding machine and their respective functions
- General procedures for starting up and shutting down a moulding machine

- Discusses polymers and the three criteria used to classify them
- Covers some of the more common procedures for material preparation
- Introduces the three phases of the molding process; injection, cooling and ejection
- Explains the need for maintaining an accurate process log
- Defines common injection moulded part defects and explains their causes

- Explains the specific functions that an injection mould must perform
- Introduces the various machining methods used to construct an injection mould
- Discusses the three mould configurations used in the industry
- Covers common runner shapes and gate types used in injection moulds
- Gives an overview of proper injection mould maintenance

Understanding Plastics
- The definition of plastics
- Polymer classification
- Material properties affected by processing
- Proper material handling techniques
- Processing characteristics of virgin and regrind

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