Vacuum Forming Machine, commonly known as Vacuforming, is a simplified version of, whereby a sheet of is heated to a forming temperature, stretched onto or into a single-surface, and held against the mold by applying between the mold surface and the sheet. The vacuum forming process can be used to make most product packaging, speaker casings and even car dashboards. Vacuum forming produces plastic parts for various industries, such as the food, cosmetic, medical, electronics, entertainment, household products, toys, athletic equipment, appliance, automotive, office supplies and clothing industries.
The typical process steps can be identified as follows:
Vacuum forming is usually – but not always – restricted to forming plastic parts that are rather shallow in depth. A thin sheet is formed into rigid activities for unit doses of pharmaceuticals and for loose objects that are carded or presented as point-of-purchase items.