Thermoforming Service Found in 3Diligent's 3Depot Technology Library
3Diligent ProdEX has many manufacturing options to meet your every sheet fabrication need such as those in our thermoforming service.
Thermoforming Service Process Overview
Thermoforming is a manufacturing process where a plastic sheet is heated to a pliable forming temperature, formed to a specific shape in a mold, and trimmed to create a usable product. The sheet, or "film" when referring to thinner gauges and certain material types, is heated in an oven to a high-enough temperature that permits it to be stretched into or onto a mold and cooled to a finished shape. Its simplified version is vacuum forming.
Thermoforming Service at a Glance
- Standard Tolerance+/- 3%
- Stock Surface Finish~400 µin Ra
- Lead Time3-10 Business Days
- Maximum Size24×24×24
- Minimum Layer Thickness0.004" (0.100mm)
- Minimum Feature Size0.02" (0.50mm)
- Minimum Wall Thickness0.04" (1mm)
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