Plastics Education and Training
Penn State Behrend offers one of only four accredited Plastics Engineering Technology programs in the country and is uniquely positioned to offer plastics training for industry. The Plastics Training Academy at Penn State Behrend, which has offered programs for nearly thirty years, is highly regarded by plastics experts. Its short-term, hands-on injection molding training is recognized globally.
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Dates Offered in 2023
|Injection Molding Principles||
March 6–8, May 8–10, July 24–26, July 31–August 2, November 20–22
|Injection Molding Troubleshooting||March 8–10, May 10–12, July 26–28, August 2–4|
|Polymer Science and Material Selection Fundamentals||May 15–17|
|Failure Analysis for Injection Molded Plastic Products||May 18–19|
|Process Validation for Medical Injection Molding||June 26–27|
|Injection-Molded Part Design Principles||June 6–8, August 1–3 (delivered via Zoom)|
|DOE for Injection Molding||June 28–30|
|Plastic Injection Mold Design Basics||July 18–20|
|Scientific Cooling||August 1–2|
|Mold Maintenance and Relocation||August 9|
|Intro to Plastics Engineering Technology (Online)||February 15, September 6|
|Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing Full Fundamentals (Online)||Offered anytime|
|Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Update (Online)||Offered anytime|
- Participants who attend any of the following course pairs qualify for a 15-percent discount. Discounts cannot be combined. Email Alicia Wagner for discount details at [email protected].
- 2.5-day courses: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. on days 1 and 2; 8:00 a.m.–noon on day 3
- 2-day courses: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. on both days
- 1-day course: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.