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Scientific Injection Molder 1 - CERTIFICATION

Umberto Catignani

Monday, April 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Scientific Injection Molder 1


This Course is For:  Molding Technicians & Set-up Personnel, Process & Tooling Engineers, Production Supervisors, Manufacturing and Process Engineering Supervisors and other personnel desiring to learn Scientific Molding Principles and how to properly setup an injection molding machine while correlating classroom theory with hands-on machine time. 


Class Duration: 5 Days - 2.5 Days Machine Time and 2.5 Days Lecture/Classroom. 


Optional: 6th Day for attendees who desire Formal Certification. 


Cost to Attend: $2695.00


Suggested Pre-Requisites: 

  • Basic Understanding of Overall Injection Molding Process & Terminology
  • Hands-on Experience in Operating and Troubleshooting Injection Molding Machines. 



Course Summary: Scientific Molder 1 is a one week training program for molders with existing experience who wish to learn Scientific Molding from the Plastics Point of View and apply this knowledge using screw position switchover processing techniques.  The class involves


  • Polymeric Materials Fundamentals
  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Polymeric Flow Behavior
  • The Four Primary Plastic Conditions and their effects on Processing & Molded Part Properties
  • Mold Fundamentals
  • Hands-on Implementation of Screw Position Switchover Techniques via Scientific Molding. 
  • Establishing Universal Processing Parameters: How to run same process worldwide. 
  • Introduction to In Mold Instrumentation
  • Calculations to convert Machine Parameters to Plastic Parameters
  • Estimating Clamp Tonnage
  • Sizing Injection Units
  • Injection Molded Part Problems & Solutions

Voids                                 Sinks                      Flash                        Shorts   

Weldlines                       Splay                        Jetting                     Burn Marks          


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Engel Technology Center

Corona, CA 92881

Monday, April 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

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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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