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Injection Mould Design & Procurement : 2 Day Course

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Mould Design & Procurement:
 2 day course 

Dates 2016
  •  Feb    2nd & 3rd

  • June 2nd & 3rd (full)

  • July 12th & 13th Additional Date.

  • Oct 4th & 5th

    •  

 Who is it for?

Anyone involved in the design, procurement or use,

 

  of injection moulds & products.

 

o    Device engineers. 

o    Concept, Designers

o    Product designers.
o    Sourcing & Procurement Engineers
o    Toolmakers &Tooling Engineers,

o    Project & Process Engineers
o    Validation & Feasibility engineers

o    Quality Assurance
o    Senior company executives

o    Sales & Marketing executives
 

 

 

Content:

  • The moulding process

  • Mould Cost structure 

Mould Types; Factors in deciding which one to use

  •  2 Plate , in its many forms

  •   3 Plate & Stack Moulds;

  •   Hot Runner moulds

  •   Family Moulds

  •   Their individual advantages & disadvantages

Mould construction

  • Materials used in mould construction

  • Methods of manufacture; EDM 5 Axis etc

  • Hardening & surface treatments 

  • Choosing number of Cavities

  • Cores & cavities inserts.

  • Strength Requirements 

  • Cooling channels; location & construction

  • Mould alignment

  • Venting & parting lines

  • Surface treatments; plating, surface finishes/ textures

  • Draft & line of draw

  •  Ejection Methods

  •  Clamp force &minimum Platen area

  • Hydraulic & mechanically actuated cores

  • Unscrewing moulds: continuous internal threads

  • Collapsible cores & expanding cores

  • Surface finishes Texturing Grain release angles 

 Polymers, their influence over mould design

  • Gate position; type; size, how many?

  • Runner systems; balanced, dimensioning

  • Wall thickness & flow ratio

  • Shrinkage allowance

  • Effects of fillers & reinforcements in polymers

  • Effects from cooling systems on final part properties 

Moulding & Product Faults: Cause & Cure. 

  • Common Mould faults

  • Faults caused by design errors

  • Faults caused by poor mould design

  • Faults caused by poor material choice 

Flow analysis in mould design

  • 3d Polymer Flow analysis

  • Fibre orientation & FEA Analysis

  • Virtual Mould Trials 

Procurement schedules

  • Manufacturing process time line

  • Mould trials schedules

  • Validation protocols & process

  • Continuous improvement 

Mould design workshop

  • Case Study exercises

  • Practical design scenarios 

 Course Fee: £735.00 + VAT per person and includes course notes, lunch and refreshments.

 

Course Tutor   David Jeavons

 

This course is delivered in collaboration with the Polymer Training & Innovations Centre (PTIC) in Telford Shropshire.


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