The Mold Design module gives students an overview of injection molds, including mold terminology and design considerations.

Live online events

  • 17 August
    4 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
    • $490.00 excl.
  • 5 October
    4 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
    • $490.00 excl.
  • 8 December
    4 hours, 01:00 PM EST - 05:00 PM EST
    • $490.00 excl.
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The course begins by explaining the differences between 2-plate and 3-plate molds, and then transitions into considerations for each of the 5 systems of the mold: ejection, venting, structural, melt delivery, and cooling.

Students will then experience a virtual mold tour, including videos of a complete mold disassembly and reassembly while interacting live with the instructor.

Module Highlights
• 2-plate vs. 3-plate molds
• Understanding the 5 systems of the mold
• Parting line considerations
• Hot and cold runner systems
• Importance of cooling
• Types of cooling channel layouts
• Virtual lab: mold tour (4 different molds with videos and images)

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