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Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding

Umberto Catignani

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM (CST)

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FSM - Chicago, IL - December 6 - 8 Dec 8, 2016 $1,495.00 $19.95

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This Course is For:  Persons desiring to have a fundamental understanding of the overall injection molding process via Scientific Molding from the Plastics Point of View.   


Class Duration: 3 Days - 1 Day Machine Time and 2 Days Lecture/Classroom. 


Cost to Attend: $1495.00


Course Summary:  Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding is an ideal class for someone that

wishes to learn and understand the basics of injection molding while correlating classroom theory with hands-on machine time.  The class involves:


  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • Polymeric Materials Fundamentals
  • The Four Primary Plastic Conditions and their effects on Processing & Molded Part Properties
  • Mold Fundamentals
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Processing & Troubleshooting
  • Injection Molded Part Problems & Solutions

Voids                                Sinks                        Flash                        Shorts  

Weldlines                     Splay                        Jetting                    Burn Marks          Warpage


While at the machine, you will be shown basic standard set-up parameters & techniques and how to properly operate the injection molding machine. 

Have questions about Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding? Contact Umberto Catignani

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Chicago, IL

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM (CST)

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Umberto Catignani

Mr. Umberto Catignani is President of Orbital Plastics Consulting, Inc., Past President of the Southern Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).  Mr. Catignani is also Co-founder of the Paulson School of Molding (PSM) and served as the principal instructor from 2004- 2010.  Mr. Catignani is a past instructor for SPI Learning Network, Master Molder 1 & 2 Certified with past work experience at IBM, GM, Delphi and Husky.  With  over 19 years of hands-on injection molding experience he also holds a MS in Polymer Engineering from The University of Akron and a BS in Materials Engineering from the University of Cincinnati

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