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Vacuum Forming

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Vacuum forming is a way to form thin-walled plastic parts. A buck, or pattern, defines the part geometry, and a thin sheet of plastic is heated and pulled with vacuum over the pattern.

Equipment Specifications

Formech 508FS

  • Material size: 20” x 18”
  • Forming area: 19” x 17”
  • Max depth of draw: 11.5”

Tutorial Video