DESIGN FOR BLOW AND THERMOFORMING MOULDS (3362301)  

7
Credit
3 + 0 + 4
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
40 + 0 + 60
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
The changing demands of customers with respect to shape and dimensions of containers and disposable items led the plastic engineers for developing various kinds of moulds. A Plastic Diploma engineer has to monitor operations and maintenance of Blow and Thermoforming moulds. This competency requires the knowledge of constructional details of Blow and Thermoforming Moulds. Hence the course has been designed to develop this competency and its associated cognitive, practical and affective domain learning outcomes.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire required learning outcomes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.

i. Select suitable mould materials.
ii. Explain design considerations for blow moulds.
iii. Use Mould cooling channels for various sections of mould and ancillary elements for blow mould.
iv. Employ thermoforming mould materials for prototype and production tooling.
v. Design thermoforming moulds for different shaped products.

Active Learning
i. http://www.custom-pak.com/product-design-development/blow-moulding-designguide/#d
ii. https://techcenter.lanxess.com/scp/americas/en/docguard/Part_and_Mould_Design_Guide.pdf?docId=77015
iii. http://www.plastiglas.com.mx/images/content/PLASTIGLAS_INST/uploads/1168103546998Thermoforming.pdf
iv. http://www.thermoform.com/tempsite/profileFlip/PP_designguide.pdf
v. http://www.multifab-inc.com/guidelines.pdf