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Lyle Lab Thermoformer 40 x 40 , single station pressure former with toggle press For Sale

2004 Lyle 4040 SSPF single station lab pressure former 40′ x 40′ maximum mold size Top and Bottom 16 zone oven Top and bottom moving platens, toggle press- pressure forming 6” draw 8′ stroke processor controls vac system used for testing production tools excellent condition Lyle Lab Thermoformer 40 x 40 , single station pressure former…

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How to buy the right used thermoformer or CNC router for your business

How to buy the right used thermoformer or CNC router for your business Finding competitively priced, used machinery can make an important difference in your bottom line. But in the concern to ensure the best purchase price for used machinery, it’s easy to overlook important factors that could affect the long-term cost the equipment will…

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Do you know what blister packaging is?

Do you know what blister packaging is? Blister packaging is a term  used to package  several types of pre-formed thermoformed plastic parts for consumer goods, and for pharmaceuticals. The primary component is a  blister  which is a thermoformed  part which is then adhered to a pre printed board or a lidding material such as tyvek.. The plastic…

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THERMOFORMING MANUAL and TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE

A Guide to Thermoforming VACUUM FORMING GUIDE courtesy of Leroy M. Boser 574-370-2003 Table of Contents PREFACE…………………………………………………………………………………..1 DESCRIPTION OF VACUUM FORMING………………………………………………1 VACUUM FORMING TECHNIQUES …………………………………………………..1 1. DRAPE FORMING – BOTTOM (Figure 1.) ………………………………………….1 2. DRAPE FORMING – TOP ……………………………………………………………..4 3. PLUG ASSIST – BOTTOM (Figure 2.)………………………………………………4 4. PLUG ASSIST – TOP ………………………………………………………………….6 5. SNAP BACK –…

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Let's compare Thermoforming Techniques

Lets compare Thermoforming techniques Vacuum forming – A vacuum is formed between the mold cavity and the thermoplastic sheet. The vacuum pressure (typically 14 psi) forces the sheet to conform to the mold and form the part shape. Vacuum Forming Pressure forming – In addition to utilizing a vacuum underneath the sheet, air pressure (typically 50 psi, but up…

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Introduction to Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming (White Paper)

Thank You Ron Cross of Mayfield Plastics for a Terrific White Paper  Introduction to Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming (White Paper)       Pressure Forming………………………………………….4       Vacuum Forming……………………………………………6      Thermoforming Mold Making ……………………………8      Injection Molding?………………………………………….9      Rotational Molding?……………………………………….10      Other Thermoforming Applications…………………….11     Plastic Fabrication in Thermoforming………………….13    …

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Prototype & Laboratory Thermoformers

A Necessity for the Custom Thermoformer A laboratory thermoformer is designed to enable the user to carry out trial runs with single or multiple cavity molds and duplicate conditions found in fully automatic production equipment.  Efforts should be made to include features found in production machinery so that all results would be repeatable. Pressure Forming……………

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TIPS ON BUYING A USED MACHINE

Pre-owned, surplus or used machines  are attractive because they reduce costs and delivery is prompt. Buying used is a good idea for business for many reasons, including potential tax benefits. Here are a few tips to ensure a successful purchase: Work with a seller you can trust. Ask how long the dealer has been in business.…

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Thermoforming: Improving Process Performance, Book Excerpts from Stanley Rosen

           Excerpts from Stanley Rosen’s Book    “Author Stanley R. Rosen, who spent a half-a-century as a mechanical engineer designing thermoforming machines(vacuum and pressure forming), trim presses, and all manner of tooling, will equip you with the facts. You’ll be able to think your way through everyday predicaments, make informed plans to…

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