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Old Jan 03, 2006, 03:46 PM
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Vacuum Form Machine Plans?

I have been wanting to try my hand at vacuum forming some parts. I need a vacformer though

Anyone have some plans or know where to get some? Thanks!
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Old Jan 03, 2006, 04:33 PM
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have you tried a search. There are numerous threads on this.

Here's what I do:
I have since started using the oven to heat up the plastic. Even heat, works much better, especially on large sheets. I found the best temperature is about 285degF for the plastic I use.

Old Jan 03, 2006, 04:38 PM
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Here's something I found on P2P networks


Old Jan 03, 2006, 09:38 PM
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Thanks for the information. I should have done a search first, normally do. Lots of good information.
Old Jan 30, 2006, 10:37 PM
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You can find two books on vacuum forming and two sets of plans here.
Old Mar 26, 2011, 12:19 PM
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Hi, this is Gasia Jin. And our company specializes in vacuum forming. Maybe we can establish business is for your reference.

Any requirement about vacuum forming, please feel free to contact me.
Old Mar 27, 2011, 11:05 AM
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When I got interested in vacuum forming, I bought a book by Douglas E. Walsh; "DO IT YOURSELF Vacuum Forming".

Worth it's weight in gold. Used all comonly available stuff, including the kitchen oven, and worked great.


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