Posts Tagged ‘thermoforming machines’

Before Buying a Thermoformer

It is easy to get confused when shopping for a THERMOFORMER so many brands, features, price ranges, and more. It can be hard to know where to start! So let’s break down some key elements to consider when looking for the best machine for you. Brand: There are a few main brands that you are…

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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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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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Why I need a machinery appraisal and who should I call?

What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is the independent and unbiased process of determining the supportable opinion of value of tangible assets as of a specific date. Appraisals can be performed for a variety of value premises from fair market value in place and in use, to forced liquidation value  How are Machinery and Equipment…

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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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