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Interactive DVD Training


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Goals of this Course:

  • Exercise greater control over the molding process and reduce rejects and scrap
  • Improve part quality
  • Increase productivity
  • Learn the “what”, “why” and “how” of injection molding technology

Course Description: With this training on the fundamentals of injection molding technology, your employees will have a solid understanding of the basics in injection molding and can apply that knowledge right away in the SkillBuilder lab lessons. Course content includes parts of the molding machine, mold types, nature of plastics and machine operation.

Recommended For: Production personnel, supervisors and managers

Length: 5 Lessons – 15 SkillBuilder Lab Lessons – 22 Hours of Training

Language: English, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese

Lessons Included:

Module 1 – Basic Injection Molding
Fundamentals of injection molding technology, including basic knowledge that all personnel involved with the molding process must understand in order to make informed decisions on the production floor. Recommended for Machine Operators, Material Handlers, Set-up Personnel, and Production Supervisors.

  • Lesson 1: Inside the Molding Machine
  • Lesson 2: Inside the Mold
  • Lesson 3: The Nature of Plastics
  • Lesson 4: Machine Operating Controls – Part 1
  • Lesson 5: Machine Operating Controls – Part 2

Module 2 – SkillBuilder™ Lab Lessons for Injection Molding Basic Module

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Injection Molding Process
  • Lesson 2: Setting Machine Controls
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Fill Rate Controls
  • Lesson 4: The Effects of Back Pressure
  • Lesson 5: Setting the Injection Limit Timer
  • Lesson 6: The Maximum Injection Pressure Settings
  • Lesson 7: Setting the Holding Timer
  • Lesson 8: Setting the Holding Pressure
  • Lesson 9: Mold Closed Time and Mold Open Time vs Melt Temperature
  • Lesson 10: The Effects of Barrel Zone Temperatures on the Melt Temperature
  • Lesson 11: Some Effects of the Mold Temperature
  • Lesson 12: The Effects of Screw RPM
  • Lesson 13: The Effect of the Screw Back Position
  • Lesson 14: Effects of Clamp Force
  • Lesson 15: Achieving and Controlling the Melt Temperature

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Very informative. You will understand how material affects molding!

Cynthia Miller

“Great, excellent, easy-to-use, interesting, challenging, engaging, organized, informative, helpful, solutions oriented, accurate, effective, flexible, confidence building and worthwhile.”

John W. Stebelton
LDM Technologies, Inc.

“Paulson has built confidence, a sense of accomplishment & pride in our workers, something they can take to the floor and apply!”

Gene Shuret
Florida Production Engineering

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