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    PostHeaderIcon Information for the Spring 2012 Convocation Ceremonies

    Information for the Spring 2012 Convocation Ceremonies:

    Schedule for the upcoming Convocation Ceremonies

    Spring 2012 Convocation:

    • Newnham Campus – Week of June 25, 2012

    Deadline for “Request to Graduate”

    Please submit your “Request to Graduate” form to the Registration Office by the following dates:

    • Spring 2012 program completion - March 30, 2012.

    PostHeaderIcon Our Spring 2012 Convocation Ceremonies will be held at Newnham Campus

    Our Spring 2012 Convocation Ceremonies will be held at:

    • Newnham Campus – 1750 Finch Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario

    PostHeaderIcon Note: For International Students

    Note: For International Students:

    If you wish to apply for a post-graduation work permit, you must submit your application within 90 days of the issuance of your final grades (not 90 days after the convocation ceremony). For details, please visit:

    Mechanical Engineering
    Applied Mechanics
    Fluid Dynamics
    computer-aided design
    numerical control
    computer-aided engineering
    Industrial Design
    Tool and Die Maker
    tap and die
    Seneca College
    Toronto Ontario
    Mechanical engineering
    applied mechanics
    fluid dynamics
    Computer-aided design
    Computer-aided manufacturing
    Design engineer
    5 Axis Machining
    Numerical control
    Material Engineering
    Control engineering
    Direct numerical control
    Coordinate-measuring machine
    Computer-aided engineering
    Design for manufacturability for CNC machining
    Industrial design
    Precision Machining
    Mould Making
    Tap and die
    cnc subprograms
    open pocket
    lathe backgear

    PostHeaderIcon Seneca College Convocation

    Seneca College Convocation

    Spring 2012 Program Completion

    Attention: The deadline to submit your “Request to Graduate” form for the June 2012 Convocation ceremonies is MARCH 30, 2012. Forms are available in the Registration Office at all Campuses or can be downloaded

    PostHeaderIcon Why Choosing Mould Metals is Significant

    As we all know, The key to producing a robust tool is to make the right choice in mold material. It can make quality parts over the life of the product.

    In the international market, the price of mold steel is so transparent now, there is no secret that how much of the steel, copper, aluminum, and various alloys which used by the mold manufacturers. Over the past few months, the price had gone through the roof, almost impossible for us try to pin down the target price, So choosing the right mould materials is significant to a successful mold build.

    Most of the tools companies builds use hardened tool steels. The type of material being run has a large impact on the steel selection due to the abrasion resistance or the corrosive properties of the steel. If a customer is running PVC materials, for instance, we will always recommend 420 SS [stainless steel]. If it is running glass-filled materials, we would recommend H-13 or S-7. In cases where the molds are for medical parts, most of the time we will use 420 or 440 SS so there isn’t the concern of rust and corrosion. Another area in which steel selection can be critical to building a robust mold is in areas where mold components are moving or rubbing against each other. We never have the same materials in areas where the components are moving against one another. In these cases, we like to use unlike materials with a hardness difference of no less than 2 points, or even more if possible.

    According the number of the cycles + parts + volume required, the type of plastic material which will be used, the price the customer will pay for the mold. All of them are considerations for us to choose the right mold materials.

    Another consideration is the type of water being run through the moulds. Some of our customers have problems with their cooling water being corrosive. If this is the case, we suggest 420 or 440 SS so that the waterlines do not corrode. Most customers don’t understand how much heat transfer is lost because of rusted waterlines. This results in a loss of production that could be avoided if the toolmaker or the customer had paid attention to their steel selections.

    PostHeaderIcon Fall 2011 Convocation Deferred to Spring 2012

    Fall 2011 Convocation Deferred to Spring 2012

    If you graduated in October 2011 and would like to attend the June 2012 convocation, please email the following to

    1. your request to attend
    2. Seneca Student Number
    3. current contact information (mailing address/telephone number/email address)

    Should you have any questions, please contact us at

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