MOLD CONSTRUCTION

  • Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Mold Construction
  • Course #: MACH2465
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course applies the principal skills learned in Die/Mold Design to the construction of basic mold components. The student will machine and assemble a basic mold.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate safety precautions
Select permanent mold base
Select materials and hardware for mold
Complete machining of force plate
Complete machining of cavity plate
Complete machining of ejector plate
Produce gates and runners
Complete hole operations
Produced polished cavity
Assemble mold assembly
Verify alignment
Inspect completed mold

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MACH2455
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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