Thermoplastics

"Thermoplastics” discusses the properties and applications of thermoplastics, including an overview of the amorphous and semicrystalline molecular regions found in thermoplastics. This course also describes common processing methods for thermoplastics, such as injection molding and extruding. Thermoplastics are the most prevalent type of plastic and as such it is crucial for employees to have a solid understanding of their properties and shaping processes.


Course Objectives:

  • Describe thermoplastics
  • Describe thermoplastic molecules
  • Distinguish between amorphous and semicrystalline thermoplastics
  • Describe common amorphous thermoplastics
  • Describe polyethylene, HDPE, LDPE, and polypropylene
  • Describe acetal and nylon
  • Describe thermoplastic processing
  • Describe extrusion
  • Describe injection molding
  • Describe blow molding
  • Describe injection molding
  • Describe thermoforming processes
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of thermoforming.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Manufacturing / Material Engineers.
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Course ID

TU085

Skill Focus

Smart People

Instructor(s)

ToolingU

Employee Type

New Applicants, 1st level supervisors

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs

Cost

Negotiable


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