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Moldflow vs. Mold Floor: What Can You Trust? | Sodick and Friends Webinar

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June 16, 2021 @ 1 PM CST

Moldflow vs. Mold Floor: What Can You Trust?

Your simulation results may not always match the reality of what you see on your shop floor.

AIM’s Sr. Simulation Instructor (Jennifer Schmidt) and Sr. Processing Instructor (Jason Travitz) examine both sides of this dilemma and what the distinctions are between your simulation analyses and what your processors are seeing at the press.

What you learn may surprise you!

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Our Guest Speakers -

Jennifer Schmidt is a Certified Moldflow® Expert and is the Senior Autodesk Moldflow Instructor at the American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute. She previously worked as a Design Engineer for Beaumont Technologies as a sought-after Moldflow consultant and analyst, helping companies solve complex problems and improve their processes. Prior to working at Beaumont, Jennifer worked in the Hot Runner industry as an Application Engineer, and later a Flow Simulation Specialist. She has been in the industry for nearly 20 years, with 10+ years of hot runner experience and more than 15 years of Moldflow experience. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Plastics Engineering Technology from Penn State Erie.

Jennifer Schmidt Senior Autodesk Moldflow Instructor

American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute

Jason Travitz brings over 20 years of industry experience in injection molding to his role as Senior Process Instructor. In addition to teaching, he is actively involved with the AIM Institute’s ongoing research into polymer materials, design, and processing. Jason's previous roles include Senior Mold Process Engineer, Senior Molding Instructor, and Technical Program Manager for high precision products at Molex and Apple. Jason earned his degree in Plastics Engineering Technology from Penn State Erie.

Jason Travitz Senior Process Instructor

American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute



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