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{{Equipment
{{Equipment
|owner=[[User:Hive13]]
|owner=[[User:Hive13]]
|assetTag=HV0143
|consumables=no
|model=CentroForm LV1827
|model=CentroForm LV1827
|ProjectImage=File:5590121729.jpg
|ProjectImage=File:5590121729.jpg
|arrived=06/2017
|arrived=06/2017
|doesitwork=Yes
|doesitwork=Yes
|certification=Yes
|Image=File:HV0143.jpg
|contact=[[User:Daniel]]
|certification=No
|where=1A}}
|contact=FabLab Warden
|where=Laser Bay
|subcat=Crafts
|Manual = File:Centroform-Manual.pdf}}


= Acquisition =
[[Image:EZFORM_SV_1217.jpg|frameless|400px]]
Purchase of the CentroForm LV1827 was authorized by member vote in April of 2017.  The order was placed with the OEM on May 12,2017.  The machines are built-to-order with a stated two week delivery.  The machine ships via FedEx Ground as two boxes.
 
==Acquisition==
Purchase of the CentroForm LV1827 was authorized by member vote in April of 2017.  The order was placed with the OEM on May 12,2017.  The machines are built-to-order with a stated two week delivery.  The machine shipped via FedEx Ground as two boxes.  It arrived and was first assembled on June 14, 2017.
 
==Installation==
The machine requires 15 Amps at 240V.A.C., and has a NEMA 6-15 plug on it.  


= Installation =
The machine requires two dedicated 110VAC 15amp circuits.
*http://www.centroform.com/home.html
*http://www.centroform.com/home.html
ProjectImage=File:5590121729.jpg
==Usage==
*Forming Material:
**Works with all formable plastics, including:
***Styrene
***Acrylic (Plexiglas)
***Pet-G
***PVC
***ABS
***Polyethylene
***Vinyl
***HDPE (possible, but difficult, needs lots of draft on the form)
**Sheet size : 21-1/4" x  30-1/4"
**Up to 1/4" thick
*Forming area : 18" x  27"
*Max. depth of draw 9 -11 inches depending on mold Geometry


= Usage =
Here is a short video by the manufacturer on how to use it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8a2KrEOzxU
* To be determined after installation.


[[Image:EZFORM_SV_1217_me.jpg|frameless|400px]]
User manual:  [[:File:EZFORM LV 1827 Manual 6-22-17.pdf]]
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