Equipment/Custom vacuum former

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Vacuum former
Vacuum former.jpg
Model Unknown
Sub-category Defunct
Status Scrapped
Consumables Thermoplastic sheets
Accessories Unknown
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner Unknown
Origin Unknown
Location Basement, workshop
Maintainers Hipster

This thing shorted itself out in 2014 and no one was willing to pick up the project. It was scrapped.


Build a vacuum former like this one to do some vacuum forming. I gather someone else has a similar plan - if you'd like to collaborate then let me know.

  • Should be fairly easy to construct using laser cut parts.
  • Vacuum source will be a standard vacuum cleaner.
  • Heat source will be a heating element from an oven or similar.

Can then make stuff like this: