Detailed study of the plastics blow molding processes. Different molding methods such as extrusion, stretch blow, injection, and co-extrusion are detailed. Additional hands-on study includes process and parison control, mold design, automation controls, and auxiliary equipment. The majority of laboratory time is used to make quality plastic parts with extrusion and injection stretch blow molding equipment. Fall Only.
4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab