Polymer - Injection Moulding Technology Part 2 - City of Wolverhampton College

Polymer – Injection Moulding Technology Part 2

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Candidates should have been employed within an injection moulding environment for a period of no less than 3 months and have some knowledge of the process requirements or they should have completed our precourse questionnaire and achieved a score of 25% or above.

This course is designed to introduce candidates to the fundamental principles associated with running an injection moulding machine and is appropriate to an NVQ Level 2 standard of performance. The course is a blend of theory and practical application sessions, to provide a good understanding of the injection moulding process and associated working practices.

Who should attend:

  • Machine Operators who could assist in routine start-up & shut-down
  • Production and Product Design or Development Engineers
  • Logistics and Procurement staff
  • Toolroom and Maintenance personnel

On completion of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • Identify process hazards, state safety requirements and apply safe working practices
  • Start up and shut down an injection moulding machine safely and efficiently
  • Detail the construction, control and operation of an injection moulding machine
  • Identify relevant ancillary equipment and describe its usage and maintenance
  • Describe common mould construction principles and mould maintenance procedures
  • Describe the nature of plastic materials and list common types and grades
  • List common moulding problems and suggest remedial actions
  • State common quality systems, techniques and quality requirements associated with the injection moulding process

Polymer Processing Certificate Part 2. Material covered has been aligned to the content of an NVQ at Level 2 and can be used as underpinning knowledge towards achieving the award, if so desired.

Individual candidate knowledge levels are assessed both pre and post course attendance, after which a management report is provided to help identify any further training requirements or career progression possibilities.


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