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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
|Image=File:HV0143.jpg
|certification=No
|certification=No
|contact=FabLab Warden
|contact=FabLab Warden
|where=1F
|where=Laser Bay
|manual = File::Centroform-Manual.pdf}}
|subcat=Crafts
|Manual = File:Centroform-Manual.pdf}}
 
[[Image:EZFORM_SV_1217.jpg|frameless|400px]]
 
==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.
 
*http://www.centroform.com/home.html
ProjectImage=File:5590121729.jpg
==Usage==


*Forming Material:
*Forming Material:
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***Polyethylene
***Polyethylene
***Vinyl
***Vinyl
***HDPE (possible, but difficult, needs lots of draft on the form)
**Sheet size : 21-1/4" x  30-1/4"
**Sheet size : 21-1/4" x  30-1/4"
**Up to 1/4" thick
**Up to 1/4" thick
*Forming area : 18" x  27"
*Forming area : 18" x  27"
*Max. depth of draw 9 -11 inches depending on mold Geometry
*Max. depth of draw 9 -11 inches depending on mold Geometry
=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.
*http://www.centroform.com/home.html
=Usage=
*To be determined after installation.
[[Image:EZFORM_SV_1217.jpg|frameless|400px]]


Here is a short video by the manufacturer on how to use it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8a2KrEOzxU
Here is a short video by the manufacturer on how to use it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8a2KrEOzxU


User manual:  [[:File:EZFORM LV 1827 Manual 6-22-17.pdf]]
User manual:  [[:File:EZFORM LV 1827 Manual 6-22-17.pdf]]
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