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Complete Mold Design and Moldmaking Training Series
Complete Mold Design and Moldmaking Training Series
Our Price: $797.00

Product Code: WBT.DS.MD

This comprehensive 9-part series was created with help from many of the world's leading tool manufacturers and suppliers and is intended for tool designers, mold makers, engineers, part designers, and anyone involved in the tool procurement process.

The Mold Design and Moldmaking Series familiarizes participants with the different types of injection molds, contemporary machining methods, and many of the available mold components. This course also provides the participant with a tool design methodology and a sample mold specification guide for reference.

Program 1: Injection Mold Fundamentals

The four basic functions of an injection mold
Part design considerations
Material considerations
Molding machine considerations
Initial mold design

Program 2: Mold Machining Methods, Part 1

Conventional and CNC milling
Conventional and CNC lathe
Conventional and CNC surface grinding
The advantages and disadvantages to each machining method
Finishes and stresses with each process

Program 3: Mold Machining Methods, Part 2

Conventional and CNC die sinking EDM
CNC wire EDM
Inspection equipment

Program 4: 2-Plate, 3-Plate, and Hot Runner Molds

Explains the three basic mold designs and their construction
Advantage and disadvantage to each design
Common uses for each design
Explains different hot runner systems
Parting line locks
Specialty molds

Program 5: Mold Bases, Tool Steels & Heat Treating

Tooling materials and their properties
Various heat treating methods
Introduces alternative materials, such as Beryllium-copper
Features DME standardized mold bases

Program 6: External & Internal Actions

Slides, core pins, & lifters
Unscrewing & expandable cores
Dissolvable cores
Preload and seal-offs

Program 7: Part Ejection, Venting & Cooling

Ejector pins, sleeves, blades and lifters
Stripper plates and pneumatic ejection
Water lines, bubblers, baffles and conductive cooling rods
Multi-stage ejection and ejection return
Covers different forms of part venting

Program 8: Gating Methods

Commonly used Gates and their characteristics
Introduction to hot runner gate design
Introduction to cold runner gate design
Explains manual and automatic gate removal
Discusses gate location determination

Program 9: Runners, Filling Software & the Mold Design Process

Parting line determination and considerations
Core and cavity block configuration
Cooling line and ejection layout
Additional mold components
Mold filling analysis capabilities

15-20 hours of Professional Multimedia Training

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