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Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding

Umberto Catignani

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Fundamentals of Scientific Injection Molding


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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Engel Technology Center
2012 Cecilia Drive
Corona, CA 92881

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Umberto Catignani

• President of Orbital Plastics Consulting, Inc.
• Over 21 Years of Injection Molding Experience
• Installed & Debugged Over 100 Injection Molding

  Machines and Over 500 Molds
• Proficient with Engel, Husky, Krauss-Maffei, Arburg, Battenfeld, Sumitomo, Nissei, Van Dorn, DeMag, Toshiba, Mitsubishi and Toyo machines and controllers
• Partner and Co-founder of the Paulson School of Molding
• Principal Instructor for Paulson School of Molding Certification

  Program - ProMolder I, II & III
• RJG Master Molder I & II Certified & Systematic Molding I
• Intimate knowledge of Priamus, Kistler & RJG (CP & CT Sensors)

  processing methodologies
• Conducted numerous webinars on Injection Molding Processing via IDES
• Past Instructor for SPI Learning Network
• Past employers: IBM, GM, Delphi, Husky, Steel Profitability Consulting
• Past President of Southern Section of SPE (Society of Plastics

• Past member of the Plastics Technology Advisory Board for

  West Georgia Technical College
• The University of AkronMS - Polymer Engineering, Summa cum Laude
• University of CincinnatiBS - Materials Engineering, Magna cum Laude

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