Injection Moulding Processing & Design: 3 Day Course!

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 Injection Moulding Processing

& Design:  3 Day Course
Cogent Approved         
Created in response to our customers comments & needs!
Who is it for?
Anyone already involved in the design, procurement and manufacture of injection mouldings.
o    Moulding Engineers.
o    Process Technicians
o    Product Designers.
o    Sourcing &Liaison Engineers
o    Toolmakers &Tooling Engineers,
o    Project & Process Engineers
o    Quality Assurance
Course Objectives
o    Fully understand the whole manufacturing process
o    Identify an optimised process
o    Identify designs for efficient production
o    Understand how design affects mould & production costs
o    Evaluate existing designs for flaws & improvements
o    Identify the root cause of moulding problems
o    Evaluation of product faults
o    Choose the right mould type: how & why
o    Understand how plastic behaviour affects quality
o    Choose the right plastic for your product
o    Identify cost reduction areas.
o    Improve your fault-finding skills
Day 1
Process Theory
o    The injection Moulding Process
o    The moulding Cycle
o    The moulding Machine, types & construction
o    Introduction to plastic flow effects
Practical setting of a Moulding machine
o    Hands On set-up of a production machine from scratch
o    Systematic set-up of the Injection moulding machine
o    Production of parts to specification & within cycle
Day 2
Plastics Materials
o    How polymers affecting moulding quality
o    Processing, effects on different  polymers
o    Polymer problems during processing
o    Product problems after moulding & in service
o    Choosing the right moulding conditions
o    Plastic Flow in relation to moulding
o    Problems caused by shrinkage
o    Reinforced plastics, their effect during moulding
o    Cooling Time Calculation
 Injection Moulds
o  Mould costs
o  Manufacturing methods
o  Mould construction materials
o  Mould terminology
o  Mould Types  & choosing the right one
o  Hot Runner moulds; advantages & disadvantages
o  Cooling, methods & effects on product quality
o  Cores & side actions.
o  Clamp force calculation
o  Overview of CAD & flow analysis programs
o  Prototyping methods
Day 3
Injection Moulding Troubleshooting
o    Moulding Faults: Cause & cures.
o    Fundamental problems in Moulding
o    Faults caused by inappropriate machine selection
o    Faults caused by poor mould design
o    Faults caused by poor product design
o    Faults caused by poor material choice
o    Systematic Troubleshooting Techniques
o    Cooling Time Calculation

Course Dates 2017   

Jan        17th 18th 19th

 Jan       24th 25th 26th ( 2 places left)

Mar        7th 8th & 9th

May       9th 10th & 11th

Jun         13th 14th &15th             

Sep         5th 6th & 7th

Oct         24th 25th 26th 

Nov        21st  22nd & 23rd  

  Location Telford & Leamington Spa

Course Fee: £795.00 + VAT per person and includes course materials, lunch and refreshments. 
Course Tutor   David Jeavons   






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