Plastic Injection Mold Design Advanced

Take your understanding of the inner workings of injection molds to the next level. With a focus on cost savings throughout, work on mini-projects at each important juncture in order to master advanced concepts.

This course can be applied to the Plastics Technology Certificate.

Who Should Attend

Mold designers, tooling engineers and toolmakers, product designers, buyers, molders and managers.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand advanced parting line, shut-off development, advanced slide and lifter design
  • Learn to do advanced cavity and core inserting
  • Analyze your current issues regarding the subject matter

Course Outline/Topics

Day 1

Review of injection mold design basic class content

Structural design considerations

Ejector pin placement

Support pillar/plate thickness calculations

Fit tolerances/machining precision

Mold and part design considerations for multi-shot molding

Core shift

Day 2

LSR and HCR mold design considerations

Unscrewing collapsible core technology

Mold maintenance considerations

Injection molding simulation for toolmakers/tool designers for driving engineering decisions


Completion of Plastic Injection Mold Design Basics or a solid knowledge of the subject matter.

Dates and locations to be announced.


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