This Course is For:
  • Molding Technicians & Set-up Personnel
  • Process & Tooling Engineers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Manufacturing and Process Engineering Supervisors
  • Other personnel desiring to learn Scientific Molding Principles and how to properly setup an injection molding machine while correlating classroom theory with hands-on machine time

Class Duration: 5 Days - 2.5 Days Machine Time and 2.5 Days Lecture/Classroom

Optional: 6th Day for attendees who desire Formal Certification

Suggested Pre-Requisites: 

  • Basic Understanding of Overall Injection Molding Process & Terminology
  • Hands-on Experience in Operating and Troubleshooting Injection Molding Machines

Course Summary: Scientific Molder 1 is a one week training program for molders with existing experience who wish to learn Scientific Molding from the Plastics Point of View and apply this knowledge using screw position switchover processing techniques.  The class involves

  • Polymeric Materials Fundamentals
  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Polymeric Flow Behavior
  • The Four Primary Plastic Conditions and their effects on Processing & Molded Part Properties
  • Mold Fundamentals
  • Hands-on Implementation of Screw Position Switchover Techniques via Scientific Molding.
  • Establishing Universal Processing Parameters: How to run same process worldwide.
  • Introduction to In Mold Instrumentation
  • Calculations to convert Machine Parameters to Plastic Parameters
  • Estimating Clamp Tonnage
  • Sizing Injection Units
  • Injection Molded Part Problems & Solutions

Voids                            Sinks                        Flash                     Shorts

Weldlines                     Splay                        Jetting                    Burn Marks          Warpage

Cost to Attend


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