This course covers the basics that all molders need to know. The materials enable the student to develop, document and troubleshoot the injection molding process. This education aids in the reduction of scrap and improving efficiency to maximize profitability.

This class includes:

  • Analytical Principles
  • An in depth review of the 4 Plastic Variables
  • Troubleshooting Injection Molding Issues
  • Scientific Documentation
  • Maruka USA Service and Support Offering

Instructed by Brad Faulkner with over 30 years of Injection Molding Experience with thin walled, tight tolerance electrical connectors, 20 years of Injection Molding Training experience with the NC Community College system and is a certified instructor of highly recognized injection molding institutions. Brad Faulkner is a Certified MM1, MM2 and Certified Instructor.

Class Description:

Day 1

  • The Injection Molding Process from Pellet to Part

Day 2

  • An in-depth look at the 4 Plastic Variables
  • Plastic Temperature
  • Plastic Flow
  • Plastic Pressure
  • Plastic Cooling

Day 3

  • Troubleshooting the Process
  • Scientific Forms
  • Process Documentation and Troubleshooting Checklist

Who Should Attend:

Anyone involved with the Injection Molding process. Not only Processors but also including Toolmakers, Maintenance and Engineering.

What People are saying:

“The Depth of Knowledge & Examples were applicable to 30-year Veterans & Beginners alike.”

“It was given by a Real Molder, someone with real world experience, Instructor was knowledgeable…GREAT CLASS”

“Got a much better understanding of process, machine setups, troubleshooting…Real life examples and solutions.”

“Well set up, content relevant and evenly distributed.  Brad provides good examples and maintains class engagement.”

“Good class materials…content is useful for everyday use in troubleshooting molding issues.  Instructor very good at answering questions, sharing real life experience about molding and explaining terms well. Good Introduction class for molding process and troubleshooting.”

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