This page outlines the upcoming Scientific Molding workshop being held March 24-25, 2018 at CH3 Solutions (event sponsor) in Dalton, GA . The event is 2 full days, from 8AM to 4PM.
This is NOT class room training! Both days of training take place directly on the machine:
- Process Development: Participants will be trained how to establish a new process using decoupled molding technique
- Process Recording: Attendees will be shown how to record all scientific data that is specific to a process. This includes melt and mold temperature data, as well as turbulent flow-specific data
- Process Monitoring & Control- Instruction will be given regarding monitoring and process control. Participants will learn what process control limits are flexible, and which need to be rigid to maintain the rigidity of the process…
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By Garrett MacKenzie
Rare is the occasion that you will find me writing an article in first person. However this article is best presented with analogies and 30 years past experience. Initially I covered 10 scenarios that occur which cause “scientific molding” based companies to fail in their utilization of the principles they attempt to practice. There were many more I could outline, but to prevent readers from sleeping through my soap box episode, I only gave 10 reasons. The article received huge response, and excellent feedback. In revisiting this article, I will revise the first ten and include another five.. bringing the total to 15….
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FREE SCIENTIFIC MOLDING WEBINAR
February 13 11:00 AM PST
Plastic injection processing has experienced massive change in the last 20 years. The days of molding by time and pressure have given way to molding by position, peak pressure and process repeatibility, aka scientific molding.
I am hosting this Plastics Today webinar and will provide instruction on key scientific molding principles.
Essential topics include: process development, recording, monitoring and control; standardization; design optimization experiments; and process optimization.
Molding managers, process engineers, quality engineers, process technicians and anyone who needs an understanding of scientific molding and lean manufacturing concepts will benefit from this webinar.
Attend this webinar and learn:
- What is needed during the process development stage
- How to capture all scientific data specific to a process, including melt and mold temperature and turbulent flow
- How to avoid situations that adversely affect process standardization (including an overview of tools that improve and verify process consistency)
- Techniques that improve cycle times without jeopardizing process consistency and scrap rates
- The nuances of fill time, gate seal, back pressure, pressure drop, cavity balance, melt and mold temperature, cavity pressure, viscosity and more