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Plastics Online Training

A comprehensive library of Plastics online self-paced courses and assessments. Trust our industry leading experts from Tata Technologies as they provide in-depth instruction and practice along with our Try It exercises. Earn i GET IT Learning Points and earn Certificates for completing your training courses. Browse through our full list of Plastics courses below.

All Plastics Courses Included in:

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Overview: Our basics three part series provides participants with a general understanding of the three major aspects of injection moldi more...ng; the injection molding machine, the molding process, and the injection mold. These courses demonstrate the inner workings of the machine and mold and to easily convey otherwise complex concepts. The part 1 machine course provides an introduction to the injection molding process and machine types. The major components of an injection molding machine are also covered with their respective functions.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Our basics three part series provides participants with a general understanding of the three major aspects of injection moldi more...ng; the injection molding machine, the molding process, and the injection mold. These courses demonstrate the inner workings of the machine and mold and to easily convey otherwise complex concepts. The part 2 process course covers the common procedures for material preparation, the molding process, and common defects and how to address them.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Our basics three part series provides participants with a general understanding of the three major aspects of injection moldi more...ng; the injection molding machine, the molding process, and the injection mold. These courses demonstrate the inner workings of the machine and mold and to easily convey otherwise complex concepts. The part 3 mold course explains the specific functions that an injection mold must perform, different mold configurations, common runner and gate types, and an overview on how molds are made.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: 2-Plate, 3-Plate, and Hot Runner Molds provides participants with an in-depth look at the three most common types of molds us more...ed in the plastics industry The advantages and disadvantages of each type will be discussed. Finally an introduction to specialized molds will be presented.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: External and Internal Actions provides participants with an understanding of how different mold components are used to remove more... undercuts from an injection molded part. These components include Slides, Core Pins, Lifters, Expandable Cores, Collapsible Cores and Unscrewing Cores. This course also covers material considerations, preload, and seal offs.
Duration: Not Available hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Runners, Filling Software and The Mold Design Process discusses cold runner systems, runner temperature profiles and runner c more...ross sections. Parting line location, mold design process and mold filling software are also covered.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: The Mold Design Series familiarizes participants with the different types of injection molds, contemporary machining methods, more... and many of the available mold components. This course also provides the participant with a tool design methodology and a sample mold specification guide for reference. The topics covered in this course cover the functions of injection molds, part design considerations, material considerations, molding machine considerations, and initial mold design.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Mold Bases, Tool Steels & Heat Treating provides participants with an understanding of common mold bases and different materi more...als used for injection mold construction.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: -Mold Machining Methods Part 2 more...-Mold Machining Methods Part 2
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Part Ejection, Venting and Cooling cover part ejection methods and concepts including Ejector Pins, Ejector Sleeves, Ejector more...Blades, Lifter, Stripper Plates, Air Poppet Valves, Two-Stage Ejection, Positive Ejection Return. This course also cover diffenent methods for venting and cooling injection molds
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Runners, Filling Software and The Mold Design Process discusses cold runner systems, runner temperature profiles and runner c more...ross sections. Parting line location, mold design process and mold filling software are also covered.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Plastic Part Design provides engineers and designers with an understanding of the plastic part design process. This extensiv more...e online training program also addresses many of the factors and concerns associated with part design. Dr. Robert Malloy, a respected author and professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, developed these comprehensive courses. The mechanical behavior of polymers course covers the mechanical behavior of polymers, stress and strain curves, visco-elastic behavior of polymers, and creep and stress relaxation.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: This course will discuss the following topics: Mechanical fasteners, Assembly techniques, Snap fit design and considerations, more... Design for assembly and dis assembly, Boss and screw design, and finally Press fit design and strength equations.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: The mold filling, gating, and weld lines course provides engineers and designers with an understanding of key elements of the more... mold. The mold filling processes is outlined with a definition of weld and meld lines. Gating types and locations are also covered to ensure good part production and design. These topics will help engineers and designers design better parts and assist with the mold design process.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: This course will discuss shrinkage, warpage and part ejection. The effect of packing on shrinkage and warpage. The effects o more...f part geometry. Amorphous vs. Semi-Cystalline Behavior. Finally ejection systems for simple and complex geometry.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Plastic Part Design provides engineers and designers with an understanding of the plastic part design process. This extensiv more...e online training program also addresses many of the factors and concerns associated with part design. Dr. Robert Malloy, a respected author and professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, developed these comprehensive courses. The product development and prototypes process course covers the development & prototype process, product development steps, concurrent engineering, and prototyping methods.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: Welding and Adhesive Bonding course will expose the participant to current welding and adhesive bonding technologies. Variou more...s part welding processes will be discussed. Joint design for injection molded parts will be displayed. Additionally adhesive bonding applications and techniques will be discussed.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: The plastic part design course provides an outline of current plastic part design factors and a brief comment about their sig more...nificance to part function, cost, and reliability. Modern design methodology is discussed, covering Design for Manufacturing and Assembly and how determining product End-use Requirements is essential to creating successful contemporary products. Upon completion of this course you should have a comprehensive understanding of the physical and theoretical design factors that must be considered in creating first-rate plastic products.
Duration: 4 hrs. Skill level: Basic

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Overview: This course explains how and why plastics are different and cites several different types of polymers and processing consider more...ations. Understanding Plastics emphasizes material handling, explains regrind, and covers the effects that moisture can have on molded part properties during processing.
Duration: 1 hrs. Skill level: Basic