AIM’s Molding Math course was developed based on needs identified in our Molding 2 Enrollment Evaluation.
On average, the molders taking this evaluation were scoring at a 34%, which was creating challenges for students in our Molders’ Series courses.
This course approaches math from a practical standpoint and is designed to give students an overview of various principles and applications directly related to the injection molding industry.
Students will be assigned homework each day and are provided an answer key so they can check their work. In addition, AIM will provide a detailed worksheet (upon an individual student’s request) that outlines the steps required to solve each homework problem.
- Working with a calculator
- Significant figures as applied to molding
- Rounding values
- Applying tolerances
- Understanding variables
- Rearranging formulas
- Impact of exponents
- Order of operations
- Clamp tonnage
- Shot size (weight & volume)
- Mold shrinkage
- Screw area
- Barrel volume
- Intensification ratio
- Understanding molding graphs
- Material usage & dryer capacity
- Coolant flow rate and Reynold’s Number
- All course materials, including:
- Course & Homework PDFs
- Homework worksheets (if requested after the course)
- Access to instructors for real-time support.
- Certificate of attendance
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