MDD301 - Mould Design

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Subject Title
Mould Design

Subject Description
In order to manufacture tools that mass produce plastic parts, a tool called a mould must first be designed. This subject will cover the design of a variety of moulds including injection moulds, blow moulds and transfer moulds.  Each student will be required to design, sketch and with the aid of Solidworks software produce working drawings of a variety of moulds

Credit Status
Full credit status towards a college program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Select the appropriate mould for a given plastic product.

2. Develop a working plan for a plastic mould.

3. Design a variety of moulds based on everyday plastic products.

4. Select appropriate materials used in the building of moulds.

5. Size a mould for a particular application and moulding press.

 

Essential Employability Skills
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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