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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT 110 - Mold Design

Credit Hours: 3

Covers the fundamentals of injection mold design and function. Topics include: shrinkage allowances, gate locations, cooling, runner balancing, stripper plates, slide molds, two and three plate designs as well as molding machine considerations. Students will design a complete mold from scratch. Hands-on examination of parts, molds and drawings are featured as well as CAD demos and tours. Familiarity with blue print reading is required.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • explain the mold manufacturing process;
  • accurately identify classifications of molds;
  • accurately identify design considerations for various plastic parts;
  • recognize properties of categories of materials for process implications such as flow and treatment; and
  • cite recent technical developments as related to the plastics industry.

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