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Machine Hands-on Training: Setup, Processing & Troubleshooting

Umberto Catignani

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Machine Training Dec 1, 2017 $1,495.00 $19.95

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Machine Hands-on Team Training: Setup, Processing & Troubleshooting


This Course is For:  This is the ideal course for someone interested in the proper setup of a molding machine.  Machine sequences along with “rules of thumb” as well as “do’s & don’t” of processing will be addressed. 


You will also gain a fundamental understanding of the overall injection molding process via Scientific Molding from the Plastics Point of View.


With instruction, Attendees will be Setting Up and Running Machines


Class Duration: 3 Days - 2 Day Machine Time and 1 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 - Basics
  • Polymeric Materials Fundamentals - Basics
  • The Four Primary Plastic Conditions and their effects on Processing & Molded Part Properties
  • Hands-on Implementation of Screw Position Switchover Techniques via Scientific Molding
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Calculations to Convert Machine Parameters to Plastic Parameters – At the Machine
  • Establishing Universal Processing Parameters: How to run same process worldwide. 
  • Estimating Clamp Tonnage
  • Sizing Injection Units
  • Processing & Troubleshooting
  • Injection Molded Part Problems & Solutions

Voids                               Sinks                        Flash                        Shorts   

Weldlines                       Splay                        Jetting                     Burn Marks          


Have questions about Machine Hands-on Training: Setup, Processing & Troubleshooting? Contact Umberto Catignani

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Engel Technology Center
2012 Cecilia Circle
Corona, CA 92881

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 1, 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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