“Injection molding is one of the most complex part formation processes on the planet,” John Beaumont of Beaumont Technologies once told PlasticsToday. And yet, the science applied to plastic materials grew separately from the plastics processing industry, “which has resulted in the injection molding process and tooling practices evolving as an art form,” added Beaumont. The advent of data-driven scientific molding changed that paradigm, replacing a trial-and-error, knob-twiddling approach with a data-driven technique that delivers repeatability and consistency. The injection molding community hasn’t looked back since, but here’s something it can look forward to: A free webinar devoted to the key principles of scientific molding methodology, presented by Garrett MacKenzie and produced by PlasticsToday.
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