Vacuum forming is a versatile process that uses convex or concave molds. Vacuum forming Is the quickest plastic forming process to bring your idea from concept to production. Vacuum forming uses a single mold and vacuum suction to pull the plastic onto the mold and create the desired part shape.
Using one mold keeps costs low. Vacuum forming molds are created from aluminum or wood. Vacuum forming in Flagstaff, AZ is an efficient process for both small and large-scale production runs. Some common examples are electronic housings, medical devices, agriculture equipment, packaging, automotive & transport parts
Grand Canyon Plastics specializes in vacuum forming as one of our preferred methods of manufacture. Vacuum forming is often referred to as Vacuum Molding because of the use of a mold and pressure to reach the desired shape. Here’s a little bit about the process of Vacuum molding in Flagstaff, AZ. The process involves the following:
Vacuum forming is a fast process. It only takes a few minutes to form each piece of plastic. The lengthiest parts of the process are in the creation of the mold and waiting for the finished form to cool.
As with most manufacturing processes, there are both advantages and disadvantages to using vacuum forming.
Discuss your project requirements and design details with the expert team members at Grand Canyon Plastics to get personalized recommendations. A knowledgeable professional with years of experience and the necessary skillset can help you select the manufacturing method that is best for you.
Since 1998, Grand Canyon Plastics has built an excellent reputation as an area leader for manufacturing pressure-formed plastics. Our skilled team is comprised of engineers and plastics specialists that work on your project from the design phase until the finishing touches. Get affordable, high-quality plastics for all your needs with our efficient and time-saving process.