Chicago: Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding Seminar : Hands-on, Setup, Processing & Troubleshooting


This Course is for: Persons desiring to have a fundamental understanding of the overall injection molding process via Scientific Molding from the Plastics Point of View.

This is the ideal course for someone interested in the proper setup of a molding machine.  Machine sequences along with “rules of thumb” as well as “do’s & don’ts” of processing will be addressed.

Class Duration: 4 Days – 50% Hands-on at Machine Time (16 Hours)50% Classroom.  While at the machine, you will be shown basic standard set-up parameters & techniques and how to properly operate the injection molding machine.  Scientific molding experiments will be conducted to aid in the process setup.

Course Summary:  Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding is an ideal class for someone that wishes to learn and understand the basics of injection molding while correlating classroom theory with hands-on machine time.  The following are Key Modules of the Training:

  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • Polymeric Materials Fundamentals
  • The Four Primary Plastic Conditions and their effects on Processing & Molded Part Properties
  • Hands-on Implementation of Screw Position Switchover Techniques via Scientific Molding
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Calculations to Convert Machine Parameters to Plastic Parameters – At the Machine
  • Establishing Universal Processing Parameters: How to run same process worldwide.
  • Estimating Clamp Tonnage
  • Processing & Troubleshooting
  • Injection Molded Part Problems & Solutions: Flash, Short Shots, Weldlines / Knitlines, Sinks Marks, Voids, Burn Marks, Warpage, Splay, and Jetting


Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding: Hands-on, Setup, Processing & Troubleshooting

Class Duration: 4 Days – 2 Day’s Machine Time & 2 Day’s Lecture/Classroom

Location: Chicago

September 17 – 20, 2024


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Chicago IL

September 17 – 20, 2024

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