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Site licensing available

Plastics University, formed by D-M-E Company and Ferris State University, is now available for site licensing. By becoming site licensed, companies will be able to educate employee groups at their hom...

January 1, 1999   Canadian Plastics



Plastics University, formed by D-M-E Company and Ferris State University, is now available for site licensing. By becoming site licensed, companies will be able to educate employee groups at their home site without having to buy a module set for each individual.

Plastic University is a Windows-based course divided into eight separate modules, including Mold Print Reading, Mold Base Technology, Mold and Cavity Materials, Runner and Gate Design, Mold Finishing and Polishing, Mold Heating and Cooling, Mold Action and Basics of Injection Molding.

D-M-E of Canada Ltd.

905/677-6370

(Circle 105)

Hands-on training

RJG Associates Inc. introduces the first two phases of the Master Molder Certification Program — an intensive program that involves classroom work and extensive hands-on molding and testing on the topics of decoupled molding and systemic injection molding.

Students work with completely instrumented molding machines, at RJG’s laboratory in Traverse City, Michigan. The program is runs in two-week modules.

RJG Associates Inc. 616/946-3111

(Circle 108)

Just like a real machine

Paulson’s SimTech is a simulator that transforms an ordinary PC into a closed-loop injection molding machine. The injection molding machine simulator helps molders hone their molding skills, without wasting machine time, plastic, or risking damage to the machine or mold.

It offers a vital link between learning molding as a technology and applying skills on the production floor with comprehensive at-the-machine skills training.

Operating SimTech is just like real machines — molders set machine control, cycle the machine, and learn the effects of each control setting.

Paulson Training Programs, Inc. 860/526-3099

(Circle 106)

Training for extrusion blow molding

A. Routsis Associates Inc. has introduced an interactive CD-ROM training series on extrusion blow molding that consists of five individual courses. Emphasis is made to systematically train operators, material handlers, and set-up and supervisory personnel on blow molding machines and plant procedures. The series is designed to improve the quality of blow molded products and improve product quality. The interactive CD-ROM allows employees to work at their own pace, without feeling pressured.

A. Routsis Associates Inc. 978/957-0700

(Circle 107)


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