Program Description

This certificate covers the principles to make a quality injection molded part; material, part design, tooling and process. Emphasis will be focused on processing and the importance of melt temperature, fill speed, pack pressure and cooling. As a student in the lab you will have the hands-on opportunity to see the effects of these variables on part quality and yield. Equipment used in the injection molding industry will also be covered. Industry leading technologies of cavity pressure monitoring and graph interpretation will also be covered.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

10-20 %
at Wausau
10-20 %
at Antigo
10-20 %
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
10-20 %
at Spencer
10-20 %
at Wittenberg
10-20 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Courses

The Plastics Injection Molding Technician Certificate is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

INTRODUCTION TO PLASTICS AND INJECTION MOLDING 1.00
PROCESSING FOR INJECTION MOLDING 3.00
ADVANCED PROCESSING FOR INJECTION MOLDING 3.00
INTERPRETING ENGINEERING DRAWINGS 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

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