Mayku FormBox Desktop Vacuum Forming Machine

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CA$894.75
MAYKU-FORMBOX
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The Mayku FormBox is a simple, quick solution to developing your creations. As a perfect partner for your 3D printer, the Mayku FormBox offers you total power over the design and pace of production. Print one, mold 20 and start your production line from home.

Vacuum forming is a simplified version of thermoforming, where a sheet of plastic is heated to a forming temperature, stretched onto a single-surface mold, and forced against the mold by a vacuum. This process can be used to form plastic into permanent objects such as turnpike signs and protective covers.

Disclaimer: Before you begin, please check that you have all of the included parts listed below. Read the entire user manual and watch some tutorial videos online.

Included in this package are:

  • 1Kg of Gypsum Plaster (Calcium Sulphate Hemihydrate)
  • 2 Small Cups
  • Vacuum Hose Adapter
  • 20 pcs Cast Sheets with instructions
  • 20 pcs Form Sheets with instructions
  • Instruction Manual
  • Important Information Booklet
Specifications:
  • Size and weight:
    • Forming Bed: 200 x 200mm
    • Draw Depth: 130mm
    • Weight: 13Kg
  • Power:
    • 110 VAC and 240 VAC are available
    • Temp range of the built-in heater is 160 - 340°C
  • Heater:
    • The metal can get quite hot, so to keep you safe, the front and back top edges next to the heater are lined with two silicone strips.
    • There are supportive guide rails on each side of the ceramic heater for safety in transit.
  • Design Details:
    • Handles: A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.
    • Adapter: A universal adapter that enables the Mayku FormBox to work with any vacuum cleaner.
    • Bed: A super fine mesh to increase airflow to the 3D shape, placed on the bed with a soft silicone edge.
    • Trays: ABEC 5 bearings for smooth operation. Silicone seals to create a perfect seal. Pressed steel for extra strength.
  • Compatible Materials:
    • Form: Works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 - 1.5mm in thickness
      • PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds)
      • HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups)
      • ABS (The stuff lego is made from)
      • Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging)
      • Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles)
      • Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet)
      • Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)
    • For Casting
      • Concrete
      • Silicone
      • Chocolate
      • Jello
      • Resin
      • Ice
      • Foam
      • Jesmonite
      • Plaster