Vacuum Forming Machine

From Hive13 Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Hive13 Equipment
List of All Documented Equipment
Owner/Loaner: User:Hive13
Make/Model: CentroForm LV1827 (google)
Arrival Date: 06/2017
Does it work?: Yes
Certification Needed?: Yes
Contact: User:Daniel
Floorplan: 1A
Vacuum_Forming_Machine.png



  • Forming Material:
    • Works with all formable plastics, including:
      • Styrene
      • Acrylic (Plexiglas)
      • Pet-G
      • PVC
      • ABS
      • Polyethylene
      • Vinyl
    • 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

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.

Usage

  • To be determined after installation.

EZFORM SV 1217.jpg