Nov 29, 2023  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MFG - 459 Injection Mold Making

(9 s.h.)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: MFG - 408 Basic Diemaking  and MFG - 460 Plastic Materials .

The student is introduced to the field of mold making for plastic injection molds, blow molds, compression and transfer molds, zinc and aluminum die casting molds. Focus is placed on mold theory, mold repair, identification and correction of mold problems, standardization of mold components, mold blueprint reading, and the machine shop skills necessary for mold making, as related to thermoplastic injection molds. In addition, the student develops necessary basic skills for gating, venting, heating, cooling, stoning and polishing, as well as other hands-on experiences necessary to manufacture mold plates, cores, cavities, and ejection systems. The student builds a prototype injection mold.

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 285
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 96-274, TLDI-813.

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