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    Understanding Vacuum Forming

    Vacuum Forming, or Thermo Forming, is a cost saving solution that enables a company to bring a product from prototype to full production in a short amount of time. The process is not complicated and is easy to do if you have the right tools and know how. Vacuuming Forming is very common place among plastics engineering and the manufacturing industry because a variety of products can be made in several shapes and sizes. In this example, think of forming a plastic toy train. To begin with a solid, usually wooden mold, called a “former” is created and is used as the template. It is made with the intent of being easily removable from the finished…