Plastics

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.