Design for Moldability

Seminar by John Bozzelli

Based on work of Glenn Beall and John Klees

August 12 -14 Chicago (near O'Hare)

Starts 8:30 AM on Tuesday, August 12

Fill pattern, non-uniform wall, shrink, sinks, ribs, gussets, warp venting, bosses, plus other design tips. Polymer, processing, design and some tooling issues will be detailed based on work of Glenn Beall and John Klees.   This design sample block is provided to all students. 

Abstract: The purpose of this seminar is to provide you with a basic understanding of plastics, piece- part design requirements and rules for the injection molding process.  Emphasis will be on plastics and piece part design in conjunction with optimizing tooling and processing costs.  This is a basic to intermediate course.  A walk before you run foundation developed and honed by over 50 years of production tested designs by Mr. John Klees and Mr. Glenn Beall.   

Where:  Niigata Plastic Machinery division of Daiichi Jitsugyo (America), Inc., 939 AEC Dr. Wood Dale, IL 60191; 1-800-843-1672.  Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott, 630-766-7775; 900 Wood Dale Ave, Wood Dale, IL 60191, $119 plus taxes.  Hotel is a short walk via back door to the Niigata facility.  Within 5 miles of O'Hare; check on their shuttle service.  Ask for the corporate rate for Niigata or Daiichi (“DYE-EECHI”).  You are responsible for your own travel and hotel reservations.  Injection Molding Solutions will not be responsible for any reservation penalties or fees.  Thank you for traveling; Not fun anymore!

Who should attend: Anyone interested in being proud of the design, production, performance and quality of plastic parts at internationally competitive costs.  OEM Design, Product Development, Production Engineers. Mold Designers, Filling Analysts, Managers of Product Development, Design or Production.  Enrollment is limited. 

Fees must be prepaid: $1,675 PO or check, made out to Injection Molding Solutions, via the “Contact John” block below or visit: or call 989-832-2424.