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Goals of this Course:

Your employees will learn an overview of the thermoforming process plus operation of the machinery used in thermoforming, the function of each component of thermoforming line, plastic behavior during the thermoforming process, sheet extrusion fundamentals, optimizing operating controls, safety around the thermoforming machinery and thermoforming for maximum efficiency and profit.

Course Description: Thick Sheet Thermoforming is a comprehensive five lesson online training program designed specifically for the training needs of the thick sheet thermoforming manufacturer. This in-depth course offers complete training on all aspects of the thermoforming process.

Thick Sheet Thermoforming Thick Sheet or heavy gauge thermoforming is a process that transforms a flat sheet of plastic into a functional form used to create a wide variety of consumer and industrial plastic parts. While simple in concept, thermoforming is a complex process requiring knowledgeable and skilled personnel at all levels in the plant.

These five lessons teach the fundamentals of the thermoforming process, how to quickly solve problems and how best to develop advanced troubleshooting skills. Many of the conditions that cause part defects are explained. Personnel taking this course will become knowledgeable of the process, the characteristics of thermoformed parts and the most common causes of part defects.

Recommended For: Personnel at all levels

Length: 5 Lessons – 8-10 Hours of Training

Language: English

Lessons Included:

Lesson 1 – Introduction: Plastics and the Thermoforming Process
Lesson 2 – Properties of Extruded Sheet
Lesson 3 – Effective Heating of the Plastic Sheet
Lesson 4 – Temperature Control, Vacuum and Pressure Systems
Lesson 5 – Venting, Mold Cooling and Finished Part Properties

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