Free Stuff

NOTE – Everything on this page is downloadable.  It is to be used to assist you in your job.  It is free but comes with no guarantees.

 

CONSISTANCY TEST FOR MACHINES – is your machine capable of precision molding?  Do this experiment and find out.

20 questions – Do your people think they ‘know it all’ in injection molding?  Here are two tests.  If they get 100% on the BASIC test and more than 90% on the ADVANCED, they’re OK.  If not, you need training.

Injection Molding Professional Program – Click on the title.  This is a program to obtain a certificate as  Molding Professional.

POLICY MANUAL Click here for a policy manual to help clarify how you do business as a custom molder.  The first few pages are instructions.  After that is a model for you to modify to your own needs.

InjePro Click here for the table of contents of this 40 hour training program.

‘TIGHTENING UP’ questionaire Click here for a self test of how well your company is doing and where you need to improve.

TRIBAL KNOWLEDGE A listing of topics I’d like to have the readers contribute to this body of knowledge for molders.

CHECKLIST a mold design checklist to assure you didn’t forget anything

QUICK COST CALCULATOR An electronic spreadsheet for estimating cost of parts.

MATERIAL SELECTOR This is to be used to help you select a substitute material.

PROFILING – a short set of PowerPoint slides showing individual heater  profiles.

REYNOLDS NUMBER CALCULATOR

A spreadsheet to calculate Reynolds Numbers for waterline circuits and calculating surface area per linear inch (cm) of the drilled circuit.

DISPOSITION OF OBSOLETE TOOLS

A form letter establishing ownership and an agreement of how to dispose of retired or unused tooling.

EJECTION TEMPERATURE

A table of ejection temperatures for common materials.

ROBUST MACHINE

To see if you have a robust machine click on the link below.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

This is an excel spreadsheet with instructions showing a preventative maintenance schedule for most machines in an injection molding plant. By Brent Borgerson – Matrix Tooling.

POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS

Having problems with putting on effective presentations? Use this link to learn more

HOT RUNNER CALCULATOR

Use this link to download a calculator that will show you the Return On Investment for a Hot Runner System

CUSTOMER BUYER RELATIONS

Having trouble being beat up by your customer? Read an excerpt from the e-book: “The Corporate Buyer is not ALWAYS right”

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