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Processing with Electric Molding Machines

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62 to 124 minutes
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Standard Definition
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This training provides learners with in-depth processing information for making appropriate and cost-effective decisions when working with electric injection molding machines.

Using standard industry terms and practices, with an emphasis on safety, this two-part training series will enhance the knowledge base of all production personnel involved with electric injection molding machines.

Processing with electric injection molding machines will identify several differences between hydraulic molding machines and all electric molding machines. Users will also learn how to optimize a given process running on an electric molding machine so they can take advantage of those differences. Topics include closed-loop process controls, hydraulic verses electric machine controls, and optimization strategies for various processes.

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  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Anyone working with electric molding machines.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Control Systems
  • Processing: First Stage Filling
  • Processing: First to Second Stage Transfer
  • Processing: Second Stage Pack
  • Processing: Screw Delay or Decompression
  • Processing: Screw Recovery
  • Processing: Screw Decompression (after rec.)
  • Processing: Cooling Time
  • Processing: Mold Opening
  • Processing: Part Ejection
  • Processing: Mold Closing
  • Processing: Mold Clamping
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Differentiate hydrualic and electric machines.
  • Avoid using a pressure-limited process.
  • Know when and how to properly transfer from first to second stage.
  • Determine appropriate second stage time.
  • Use the different ways to relieve pressure in front of the screw.
  • Determine the optimal feed zone temperature for a process.
  • Identify the ways to relieve pressure on the check ring.
  • Optimize cooling time on an electric molding machine.
  • Identify the different speeds used during mold opening.
  • Use the proper practices to remove parts from an electric machine.
  • Understand how different speeds are used during mold closing.
  • Optimize mold clamping on an electric molding machine.

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