Below are some frequently asked questions. Select a question to view the answer.
Pressure forming involves forcing a hot sheet of plastic against a mold using pressurized air. The pressure applied is about five times heavier than the vacuum forming method, and it produces an extraordinary level of detail on the mold side, including sharp edges and close tolerance details.
No. Peninsula Plastics performs our own tool molding in-house, something we are extremely proud of. You bring the idea, we will do the rest.
It all depends on the thickness and type of material you are using. Normally you will get 10-15 pieces.
Whatever color you want! As with every other aspect of our business, there is no restriction on what we can produce with our plastic thermoforming techniques.
High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), Styrene, High-Impact Polystyrene (HIPS), Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS), Polycarbonate, High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (HMWPE), Thermoplastic PolyOlefin (TPO), Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA) and other cross-link formed polymers.
Twin sheet forming is a process where two hot sheets of plastic are simultaneously drawn into opposing female molds then compressed together where they are bonded together at corresponding points of the molds. This process creates extremely strong bonds without the need for adhesives or fasteners.
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