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State-of-the-art Online Training for Design and Process Engineers

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Building synergistic teams of trained professionals

A team must be able to understand each member’s scope of expertise. When processing engineers understand part and mold design, their mold processing is enhanced. This interactive, goal-oriented cross-training improves your competitive edge.

State-of-the-Art Online Training Solution

Subscription-based and future-orientated, our interactive
online program imparts both foundational and expert knowledge.

We use 3D process simulation technology to demonstrate cause and effect of molding behavior, illustrating how “The Circle of Knowledge” between part design, mold design, and processing works in the real world.

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Molding Fundamentals Lessons

Molding Machine Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 1

The Molding Machine
Temperature and Fill Speed Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 2

Temperature and Fill Speed
Wall Thickness and Injection Pressure Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 3

Wall Thickness and Injection Pressure
Switch Over From Filling to Packing Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 4

Switch-Over from Filling to Packing
Optimizing the Packing Profile Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 5

Optimizing the Packing Profile
Cooling Behavior Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 6

Cooling Behavior
Warpage Due to Differential Shrinkage Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 7

Warpage Due to Differential Shrinkage
Warpage Due to Differential Cooling Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 8

Warpage Due to Differential Cooling
Warpage Due to Fiber Orientation Thumbnail

Level 1 Molding Fundamentals
Inside the Mold

Lesson: 9

Warpage Due to Fiber Orientation

Polymer Materials Lessons

Polymer Materials Thumbnail

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 1

Polymer Material Overview
Viscosity Thumbnail

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 2

Viscosity
PVT Thumbnail

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 3

PVT
Thermal Properties Screenshot

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 4

Thermal Properties
Mechanical Properties Thumbnail

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 5

Mechanical Properties
Polymer Material Deformation Behavior Thumbnail

Level 1 Polymer Materials
Material Behavior

Lesson: 6

Deformation Behavior

Part Design Lessons

Part Design Nominal Wall Thickness Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 1a

Nominal Wall Thickness

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 1b

Nominal Wall Thickness
Part Design Flow Leaders Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 2

Flow Leaders
Part Design Flow Restrictors Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 3

Flow Restrictors
Part Design Rib Thickness Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 4

Rib Thickness
Part Design Rib Height Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 5

Rib Height
Part Design Rib Structure Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 6

Rib Structure
Part Design Corrugations and V-Grooves Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 7

Corrugations and V-Grooves
Part Design Bosses Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 8

Bosses
Part Design Gussets Thumbnail

Level 1 Part Design

Lesson: 9

Gussets

Mold Design Lessons

Mold Design-Gates Cold Sprue Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 1

Cold Sprue
Mold Design Pin-Point Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 2

Pin-Point Gates
Mold Design Round and Oval Sub-Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 3a

Round and Oval Dual Sub-Gates
Mold Design Round and Oval Six-Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 3b

Round and Oval Six-Gate Sub-Gates
Mold Design Ejector Pin Sub-Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 3c

Ejector Pin Sub-Gates
Mold Design Edge Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 4

Edge Gates: Standard, Lapped, and Chisel
Mold Design Fan Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 5

Fan Gates
Mold Design Film Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 6

Film Gates
Mold Design Disk Gates / Diaphragm Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 7

Disk Gates
Mold Design Ring Gates Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Gates

Lesson: 8

Ring Gates
old Design Cold Runner Types and Designs Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 1

Types and Designs
Mold Design Cold Runner Patterns Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 2a

Runner Patterns, Part 1
Mold Design Cold Runner Patterns Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 2b

Runner Patterns, Part 2
Mold Design Optimizing Cold Runner Sizes Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 3a

Optimizing Cold Runner Sizes, Part 1
Mold Design Optimizing Cold Runner Sizes Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 3b

Optimizing Cold Runner Sizes, Part 2
Mold Design Artificially Balancing Cold Runners Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 4

Artificially Balancing a Cold Runner
Mold Design Balancing Multi-Gated Runner Parts Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 5

Balancing Multi-Gated Runner Parts
Mold Design Balancing Family Molds Thumbnail

Level 1 Mold Design
Cold Runners

Lesson: 6

Balancing Family Molds

Processing Lessons

Nozzle Tip Designs and Injection Pressure Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 1

Nozzle Tip Designs and Injection Pressure
Pressure Behavior Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 2

Pressure Behavior
Temperature Behavior Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 3a

Temperature Behavior, Part 1
Temperature Behavior Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 3b

Temperature Behavior, Part 2
Optimizing Fill Speed Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 4

Optimizing the Filling Speed
Fill Speed Profiles Thumbnail

Level 1 Processing
Filling Phase

Lesson: 5

Fill Speed Profiles
Packing Pressure Profiles: Amorphous Materials

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 1

Packing Pressure Profiles: Amorphous Materials
Packing Pressure Profiles: Semi-Crystalline Materials

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 2

Packing Pressure Profiles: Semi-Crystalline Materials
Wall Thickness and Packing Pressure

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 3

Wall Thickness and Packing Pressure
Polymer Flow During Packing

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 4

Polymer Flow During Packing
Gate Seal Time

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 5

Gate Seal Time
Clamp Tonnage

Level 1 Processing
Packing and Cooling Phase

Lesson: 6

Clamp Tonnage