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Scientific Moulder Package
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All injection molders can benefit from advanced Scientific Molding techniques. Starting from the basics and extending into advanced concepts of Scientific Molding, this package provides an excellent way to advance the knowledge any processor in your facility. Our Scientific Molding package is also a great way to help prepare your employees for advanced Scientific Molding training.

This Comprehensive Training Package Includes...

Complete Injection Molding Basics Training Series
Our Basics series provides participants with a general understanding of the three major aspects of injection molding; the injection molding machine, the molding process, and the injection mold. These programs use 3D animation to demonstrate the inner workings of the machine and mold and to easily convey otherwise complex concepts. Important safety precautions are stressed throughout these training programs. These basic injection molding training programs are ideal for new hires, yet also serve as an excellent refresher course for any employee involved in plastics processing; from operators and technicians to management and setup personnel.

Program 1: Machine
- Cites important safety precautions for working around injection molding machines
- Gives an introduction to the injection molding process
- Introduces machine types and the different modes of operation
- Discusses the components of the injection molding machine and their respective functions
- General procedures for starting up and shutting down a molding machine

Program 2: Process
- 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 molded part defects and explains their causes

Program 3: Mould
- Explains the specific functions that an injection mold must perform
- Introduces the various machining methods used to construct an injection mold
- Discusses the three mold configurations used in the industry
- Covers common runner shapes and gate types used in injection molds
- Gives an overview of proper injection mold maintenance

Understanding Plastics Training
This program explains how and why plastics are different and cites several different types of polymers and processing considerations. Understanding Plastics emphasizes material handling, explains regrind, and covers the effects that moisture can have on molded part properties during processing.

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

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

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

Complete DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM) Training Series
These courses convey many of the concepts and theories covered within the RJG DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM) training seminars. This four course series starts with the major components of the molding process, and progresses to systematic troubleshooting.

The DECOUPLED MOLDING system is an ideal processing method intended for anyone interested in optimizing an injection molding process. 

Program 1 - Introduction to DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM)
 - Discusses polymerization, crystallinity, additives, regrind and degradation
 - Lists necessary components of a proper part design
 - Describes the injection molding process in depth; from filling to cooling
 - Covers molding machine components and their functions in depth

Program 2 - DECOUPLED MOLDING SM Techniques
 - Compares traditional and DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM)
 - Defines the three DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM) techniques
 - Covers transducers and proper transducer placement
 - Introduces signal conditioners and display devices

Program 3 - Reading and Interpreting Data
 - Provides participants with an understanding of graphs and scaling
 - Explains how to identify different types of graphical curves
 - Introduces the various integrals used in DECOUPLED MOLDING (SM)
 - Compares ideal and inconsistent pressure curves

Program 4 - Systematic Troubleshooting
 - Discusses the importance of proper process documentation
 - Explains the appearance and symptoms of defects
 - Introduces logical steps involved in troubleshooting defects
 - Describes common processing defects, their causes and actions to correct them

RJG’s eDART™ Training
This course was created for production personnel that monitor and optimize injection molding processes equipped with RJG’s eDART™ process controllers. This course will greatly benefit setup personnel, process engineers, machine operators, and managers that use, or plan on using, an eDART™ system.

Participants will be better prepared to establish the following:
- Improved processing methods
- Increased operation efficiency
- Machine and process analysis
- Automated quality control
- Improved process stability

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

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

Processing with Electric Injection Molding 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 molding machine.

- Closed-Loop Process Controls
- Hydraulic vs. Electric Molding 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
  · Mold Opening
  · Part Ejection
  · Mold Closing
  · Clamping

13-21 hours of Professional Multimedia Training with Study Guides