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Injection Molded Part Design Principles - May 2015

1. Part Design Guidelines for Plastic Parts

Injection Mold Design Principles - May 2015

1. Tolerances in Mold and Part Design

Injection Molding Principles - March 2015

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

  • The injection unit
  • The clamp
  • The mold

2. Injection Control

  • The feedback loop
  • Charting pressure and velocity
  • Utilizing velocity-controlled filling
  • Pressure limited velocity

3. Plastics Flow During Injection Molding

  • The worm analogy
  • Laminar flow and fountain flow
  • Effects of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight

4. Shrinkage and Volume Changes

Injection Molding Principles - May 2015

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

  • The injection unit
  • The clamp
  • The mold

2. Injection Control

  • The feedback loop
  • Charting pressure and velocity
  • Utilizing velocity-controlled filling
  • Pressure limited velocity

3. Plastics Flow During Injection Molding

  • The worm analogy
  • Laminar flow and fountain flow
  • Effects of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight

4. Shrinkage and Volume Changes

Injection Molding Principles - June 2015

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

Injection Molding Principles - August 2015

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

More than 150 Attend Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference

More than 150 attended the Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference.More than 150 plastics professionals attended the Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on June 18 and 19.

This marked the fifth year that Penn State Behrend has hosted the conference, and it was the largest so far. The conference had also been held at Behrend in 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2013.

June 16: MBA Pittsburgh Information Session

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Lauren at RLAPenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two summer events for prospective students.