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Injection Moulding 102

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By combining five robust courses on injection moulding, Injection Moulding 102 provides a great wealth of information to accelerate the knowledge of any processor, technician, or die setters.

This Comprehensive Training Package Includes...

Understanding Processing Parameters Training
This double course details injection moulding processing parameters. Processing Parameters discusses individual parameters to help moulders maintain more control of their processes. Participants will learn about processing parameters as they relate to the various phases of the injection moulding process.

  • Description of moulding parameters
  • Procedures for optimizing several different moulding parameters
  • The importance of machine calibration
  • In-depth considerations for injection, packing, cooling and part removal

Understanding Electric Injection Moulding Machines
This training program will provide participants with a better understanding of how electric injection moulding machines function – as well as the many benefits and capabilities associated with electric moulding machines.

  • General Injection Moulding Safety
  • Electric Moulding Machine Safety
  • Machine Guarding
  • Comparing Hydraulic and Electric Machines
  • Basic Moulding Machine Functions
  • Efficiency, Accuracy and Repeatability
  • Alternative Machine Designs
  • Typical Uses for Electric Injection Moulding Machines

Processing with Electric Injection Moulding Machines
Packed with in-depth processing information, this course will undoubtedly prepare processors for making more appropriate and cost-effective decisions. Participants will also learn how to optimize any process that's running on an electric injection moulding machine.

  • Closed-Loop Process Controls
  • Hydraulic vs. Electric Moulding Machine Controls
  • Process Optimization Strategies:
    1st Stage Filling
    1st Stage to 2nd Stage Transfer
    2nd Stage Pack
    Screw Delay
    Screw Recovery
    Screw Decompression
    Cooling Time
    Mould Opening
    Part Ejection
    Mould Closing

Material Drying Technology, Course 1

  • Polymer Basics
  • Hygroscopic vs. Non-Hygroscopic Polymers
  • Hydrolysis
  • Purposes of Drying
  • Dewpoint
  • Dewpoint Measurement
  • Dewpoint Sensors
  • Drying Procedures

Material Drying Technology, Course 2

  • Hot Air Dryers
  • Compressed Air Dryers
  • Desiccant Dryers
  • Vacuum Dryers
  • Calculating Material Consumption
  • Calculating Residence Time
  • Calculating Dryer Capacity

Establishing an Scientific Moulding Process
This scientific course teaches a process strategy that properly decouples 1st stage fill from 2nd stage pack. Students who understand and utilize the strategy described in this course will produce processes with a much higher repeatability. The steps outlined in this course are intended to reduce downtime and improve process efficiency.

This Course Covers Processing Strategies for Optimizing:

  • 1st Stage Filling
  • 1st Stage to 2nd Stage Transfer
  • 2nd Stage Pack
  • Screw Delay (Before Recovery)
  • Screw Recovery
  • Screw Decompression (After Recovery)
  • Cooling Time
  • Mould Opening
  • Part Ejection
  • Mould Closing
  • Mould Clamping

Math for Moulders - Program 1
This two-part training program was created for all personnel within the injection moulding industry who would like to expand or fine tune their math skills.

  • Whole Numbers, Negative Numbers and Decimals
  • Using a Calculator
  • Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
  • Rounding Numbers and Significant Figures
  • Formulas, Equations and Order of Operations

Math for Moulders - Program 2

  • Metric and Imperial Units
  • Length and Distance
  • Area, Volume & Flow
  • Weight, Mass and Force
  • Conversions
  • Understanding Percentages
  • Calculating Plastic Pressure and Part Shrinkage
  • Calculating Tolerances

Injection Mould Setup Training
This program covers the die-setting process from start to finish with an emphasis on safety. Proper procedures for mould inspection, preparation and installation are outlined. Injection Mould Setup also covers setup procedures for hydraulic, toggle and hydro-mechanical clamp systems.

  •  Proper mould installation procedures
  • Important safety considerations
  • Proper water line set-up
  • Safety precautions for mould setup

Injection Mould Maintenance
This program details procedures for proper mould care before, during, and after a production run - stressing important safety considerations for mould handling. From mould storage to part removal, this course provides participants with good mould maintenance habits and aims to extend tool life & increase its productivity.

  • Proper mould maintenance
  • Mould storage and preparation
  • Water line maintenance
  • Techniques for extending tool life

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