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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 3: Advanced Mold Making

Start Date: 9/9/2020 6:00 PM CDT
End Date: 4/7/2021 9:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Technology & Manufacturing Association

Blended E-Learning (Online)
1651 Wilkening Rd
Schaumburg, IL  United States  60173

Organization Name: Technology & Manufacturing Association

Nayhelly Caldera
Email: education@tmaillinois.org
Phone: (847) 993-2134

Mondays & Wednesdays
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21 - 4/7/21
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a third-year course for students choosing the mold making path. Content includes a study of the mold cavity and core, runners, gates, fitting details, shutoffs, methods of construction, clearances, mold base technology and materials as well as locking devices. Instruction will also include overflows, venting, side cores, mold finishes and polishing techniques. Students will learn about types of molds, materials, water lines, cooling strategies, limit switches, pressure testing, plastic resins and shrink rates. The apprentice is also taught how to plan/organize complete mold building projects. They are also given instruction in how to evaluate and perform mold repairs and mold revisions. They are also taught applied metrology as it applies to mold manufacturing. The basics of mold design and the quoting process are also presented. 

Member Price: $2,255.00 textbooks not included
Non-meber Price: $4,100.00 textbooks not included


NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 8/3/2020 2:21 PM

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