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vacuum forming

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:18 am

I am planning on making a portable and the cart slot cover needs to be vacuum formed and I don't know what the plastic sheets are made of or where to pick some up.

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Re: vacuum forming

Post by bassmasta » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:28 am

Look for HIPS (high impact polystyrene) in 2mm or .08" thickness.
Here's a good place.
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Re: vacuum forming

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:24 am

bassmasta wrote:Look for HIPS (high impact polystyrene) in 2mm or .08" thickness.
Here's a good place.
Awesome, now I just need to get my hands on some wood and some power tools to build the vacuum table/frame/mold and I'm set......... hands on wood that didn't sound too good lol.

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