Online Plastics Training in UK / International English

Introduction to Injection Moulding (UK / International English Version)

This course provides participants with a general introduction to the plastics industry. The primary focus of this training program is the day-to-day operations of a typical injection moulding facility.

An Introduction to Injection Molding was created for newcomers to the injection moulding industry or anyone that would like to learn more about plastics. We recommend that new hires take this course before participating in our Injection Molding Basics series.

  • An overview of plastics and the industry
  • A typical moulding facility
  • General plant safety
  • An introduction to the moulding process
  • Molding machine components
  • Material handling
  • Injection mould terminology
  • Common part defects
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1 Online Course (1-2 hours)

price: $97.00

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Injection Moulding Basics (UK / International English Version)

Our Basics series provides participants with a general understanding of the three major aspects of injection moulding; the injection moulding machine, the moulding process, and the injection mould. These programs use 3D animation to demonstrate the inner workings of the machine and mould and to easily convey otherwise complex concepts. Important safety precautions are stressed throughout these training programs.

These basic injection moulding training programs are ideal for new hires, yet also serve as an excellent refresher course for any employee involved in plastics processing; from operators and technicians to management and setup personnel.

Part 1: Machine

  • Cites important safety precautions for working around injection moulding machines
  • Gives an introduction to the injection moulding process
  • Introduces machine types and the different modes of operation
  • Discusses injection moulding machine components and their respective functions
  • General procedures for starting up and shutting down a moulding machine

Part 2: Process

  • Discusses polymers and the three criteria used to classify them
  • Covers some of the more common procedures for material preparation
  • Introduces the three phases of the moulding process; injection, cooling and ejection
  • Explains the need for maintaining an accurate process log
  • Defines common injection moulded part defects and explains their causes

Part 3: Mold

  • Explains the specific functions that an injection mould must perform
  • Introduces the various machining methods used to construct an injection mould
  • Discusses the three mould configurations used in the industry
  • Covers common runner shapes and gate types used in injection moulds
  • Gives an overview of proper injection mould maintenance
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3 Online Courses (3-6 hours)

price: $347.00

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Understanding Plastics (UK / International English Version)

This program explains how and why plastics are different and cites several different types of polymers and processing considerations. Understanding Plastics emphasizes material handling, explains regrind, and covers the effects that moisture can have on moulded part properties during processing.

  • The definition of plastics
  • Polymer classification
  • Material properties affected by processing
  • Proper material handling techniques
  • Processing characteristics of virgin and regrind
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1 Online Course (1-2 hours)

price: $97.00

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Scientific Molding 101 (UK / International English Version)

Scientific Molding 101 lays the foundational knowledge base necessary for the success of any injection moulding employee.

This package provides employees with broad-based training on the injection moulding machine, process, mould, plastics and Scientific Molding.

Anyone working with production equipment or handling the material will greatly benefit from this package.

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6 Online Courses (6-12 hours)
+ Study Guides

price: $447.00

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Scientific Process Engineer (UK / International English Version)

The online courses in this package are selected to lay the foundational knowledge base necessary for the success of any Scientific Molder.

Our unique Scientific SkillSet™ Labs allow you to practice and learn critical scientific moulding skills used in developing and documenting a robust injection moulding process.

Anyone involved in Process Development, Trials, Qualification, and Troubleshooting will benefit greatly from this package.

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32 Online Courses (24-43 hours)
+ Study Guides

price: $1297.00

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†  Online training prices are based on a single (1) user. Substantial discounts are available for multiple workstation/user licenses. All prices are listed in U.S. Dollars (USD). Prices are provided for reference purposes only and are subject to change without notice.