Plastics Technology Certificate

The plastics industry is one of the main contributors in the field of engineering. Plastic parts have spread into each area of life, making our daily tasks easier and the world more efficient. The Plastics Technology Certificate develops a foundational knowledge of plastics, covers in-depth features of plastics design and helps you stay competitive in the industry. With topics ranging from biomedical devices, injection molds and plastic materials to sizing, calibration and implementation, our expert instructors share their extensive experience with you, strengthening your skills and expanding your knowledge base.

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Define the technical properties of plastics and apply them using quantifiable methods
  • Summarize plastic mold concepts and determine how to avoid costly design mistakes
  • Develop methods to communicate the troubleshooting process and solutions
  • Examine the role of new technologies and their growing connection to biomedical plastics
  • List the factors that affect plastic part performance
  • Use case studies to critique best practices and identify common pitfalls when designing devices

John Vosmeier – The Benefits of Plastics Training | UWM School of Continuing Education

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