thermoforming

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thermoforming

[′thər·mə‚fȯrm·iŋ]
(engineering)
Forming of thermoplastic sheet by heating it and then pulling it down onto a mold surface to shape it.

thermoforming

The forming of thermoplastics as a result of the application of heat that softens the material.
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Typically, thermoformers focus on either heavy-gauge or light," adds Banta.
The firm, which was 26th in the 2016 Plastics News ranking of North American thermoformers with estimated thermoforming sales of $78 million, said it has installed a custom SencorpWhite thermoformer in its ISO Class 7 clean room that will allow it to produce parts up to 72 inches long inline.
The investment will see existing extruders and thermoformers upgraded to further enhance the quality, environmental benefits and cost effectiveness of its packaging.
In addition to a fully configured high-speed slicing/packaging line, there are two more thermoformers and one more slicer from GEA Food Solutions, a dedicated GEA Tiromat medical packaging thermoformer, a tray sealer and three GEA Smart Packers vertical bagging machines as well as two GEA Aquarius lollipop production machines.
The All-in-One concept can be retrofitted on existing thermoformers within the Sealpac RE series, depending on pack format and configuration of the existing thermoformer.
The new thermoformers enable us to offer our customers a broader range of options for packaging medical devices.
Produced in Oman, Octal products are sold to thermoformers who supply the trade with finished containers.
Lamco manufactures a full line of thermoforming equipment, including single station and double-end shuttles and three-station rotary thermoformers.
Newly designed roll-fed thermoformers and heat-efficient aluminum molds were quickly designed to supply the rapid increase in volume for blister packaging.
We are willing and able to go after new-product development applications, while most big thermoformers want to get in after that stage of the project cycle, when it's time to make hundreds of thousands of parts.
Food packaging specialist, Faerch Plast, is set to double production capacity in the UK following the planned installation of an additional extrusion line and 11 associated thermoformers at its Durham-based manufacturing facility by early 2015.