5th Generation VACUUM FORMING MACHINE 2018, the Polymer Forming 1 (PF1®) Series is Machinecrafts proprietary design of thermoforming machine for processing large sheets of thermoplastic materials. The 5th generation machine design, launched in 2018 has evolved since 1998.
The machine includes features that reduce overall cycle time & increase the machine efficiency:
sheet loading: manual, roll fed or servo driven automatic sheet loading unit
bottom frame system: individual or universal servo driven motorized bottom frame adjustment system
top frame system: individual or servo driven motorized top frame adjustment system
table one T1: pneumatic driven or servo driven with pneumatic clamping & cooling base plate
table two T2 for plug assist : pneumatic driven or servo driven with motorized height adjustment
sandwich (dual) heater banks: pneumatic driven or electric driven using telescopic rail design
heater control using IR, quartz or halogen elements
preblow, sag, IR sheet temperature probes, proportional vacuum, and other such features.