• Program: Plastics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Plastics Processes Lab
  • Course #: PLST1500
  • Total Credits: 1 to 3

Course Description

This course is designed for students who want to enhance their skills and knowledge in order to become more proficient in specialized areas of the curriculum. Students will have the ability to direct their efforts, with instructor approval, in curriculum activities that are beyond the current scope of existing courses. This course will cover the basics of Plastics Processes safety as well as the safe use of Injection or Extrusion molding equipment and its startup, operation and shutdown procedures. Dependent on the needs of each individual class, the specific areas of focus will change to meet the needs of the class.

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:
Utilize safe working techniques and practices for Injection molding processes
Utilize safe working techniques and practices for Extrusion molding processes
Operate Injection or Extrusion molding equipment

Credit Details
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructors approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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