The Importance of Proper Material Selection in the Vacuum Forming Process

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Vacuum forming is a plastic production process that combines heat and vacuum to carefully form custom plastic parts. Though the process can seem simple on the surface, it still requires much expertise and some significant know-how to consistently create a result that satisfies both you and your client needs. At Industrial Custom Products we offer professional vacuum forming services as well as comprehensive consultations to ensure that you get the results you are looking for every time.


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What are Some Factors Involved with the Vacuum Forming Process

Material selection during the design process is extremely important to ensure your part works for the specific application.  In Addition, all types of environmental conditions come into play during the process. These can include UV exposure, Material Certification Requirements, impact resistance, chemical resistance, heat resistance, color, and texture just to name a few.  The team at ICP is here to assist in making the correct material recommendations for the specific application to ensure the right part made out of the right material arrives at your facility on time.

When done properly, vacuum forming is a streamlined way to form large and small products alike. If you are trying to find the best type of vacuum forming material for your finished product and you are not sure where to start, the professionals with Industrial Custom Products are eager to lend their expertise. We can help in anyway, from plastic production consultations to material testing, we are on deck and ready to help.


Contact Industrial Custom Products Today!

Contact Industrial Custom Products if you are interested in the vacuum forming process or if you need a consultation regarding materials. Call us today at (612) 781-2255 or visit our website here for more specific information on the vacuum forming process and on how we can help you!