Plastics are manipulated with heat or chemical reactions to take the shape of some type of tooling, such as a mold.
The Product Realization Lab supports Silicone Molding, Injection Molding, and Vacuum Forming.
Vacuum Forming Video
Eric Slesinger demonstrates how to vacuum-form a styrene sheet over a custom buck.
Silicone Resin Casting Video
Marlo Kohn demonstrates how to cast a silicone resin part.