Injection Moulding Machine
Introduction to the injection moulding machine cycle and functions
Types of Moulds - their uses and benefits, construction, gates, runners, ejection and cooling systems, design, objectives and quality.
Computer based assistance
Material selection, flow analysis and CAD
Suppliers codes, interpreting data, storage and drying, fillers, relating test methods to finished products, industry terminology.
Material behaviour during processing, the effects of mould temperature and filling rates etc. on economics and product quality. Standard machine controls and new control methods.
Selecting the right machine for the product, closed loop, clamp mechanisms, automation, manufacture and machine based QC functions