|Make Model||Proto Form. Plans-built Vacuum Former|
|Storage Location||The machine is on casters so it rolls around a lot. However, the vacuum former is stored in MESA.|
|Other References||Reference this.
what a vacuum former does https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hukafUxglmE
A custom built vacuum former. Built at I3Detroit
Here is another video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cacr1WeKOzY
Handout from John Sugg https://www.i3detroit.org/wi/images/6/6b/I3-vacuum-form-operating-v2.pdf
Do not turn vac pump off during operation or vac pump could be damaged. Do not use a buck with hollow bottom surface or platen could be damaged.
While it is simple to operate, this tool can be damaged if not used properly. Please read the instructions before use.
There are 2'x2' styrene sheets (white or black) for you to buy located in the bottom shelf of the machine. Place $3.00 in Kiln Zone cash box for each sheet you use. Multiple sheet thicknesses can be used in the machine. Current sheets are 0.03" thick
Report any problems to Kiln Zone Coordinator or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please create list of materials that can be used, with suggested suppliers
- Basic tutorial & instructions would be helpful