||Practical sessions: Hands on experience will make up a major part of the course.
This course is aimed at process technicians and machine operators that have limited experience/ previous training.
Plastic materials used in Extrusion Blow Moulding (such as HDPE, PP, PET ( G ) and PVC)
Pre-production checks that should be completed.
Material handling and preparation
Dealing with regrind
Checking heating and temperature control readings.
Starting the machine logically and safely
Adjusting die gap and screw speed.
Head Tooling: Die/ Core/ Core Receiver. Die & Core cleaning
Parison Programming: Function of components and adjustment of profile.
Parison Faults: Drag lines, Poor Distribution and Sagging, etc.
Best practice for monitoring and recording production data · Moulds: Care and routine, maintenance
Blowing: Pressures for Pre blow and Main blow.
Process sequence: What happens & when.
Logical and safe shut down procedure
Production faults: Holes, contamination, Shrinkage, Distortion, poor distribution, weak weld, etc.
Who Should Attend
This course is primarily designed for trainee setters and/or any technical personnel who wish to gain a good practical knowledge of extrusion blow moulding.