The Mold Design+ Bootcamp module is based on the best-selling Runner & Gating Design Handbook by AIM’s founder John P. Beaumont. This module focuses on Runner and Gating Strategies for plastic injection molding. Students can take this module by itself, but is best when coupled with the Mold Design Bootcamp course.
Live online events
10 February4 hours, 01:00 PM EST - 05:00 PM EST
14 June4 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
17 October4 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
The course begins by explaining various aspects of plastic flow within an injection mold and how it may influence shrink and warp in molded parts.
Students then learn several strategies used to decide on gate location(s) for a given part.
The course then teaches various design and layout strategies and considerations for both hot and cold runner systems including gating options and runner sizing strategies.