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Thermoforming Mold Set: A Mortuary Table?

Thermoforming Mold Set: A Mortuary Table?

Thermoforming Mold and Backer From time to time we get some weird stuff in the shop. Solar powered canoe? Check. Softball catcher’s helmet? Check. We even created an entire tooling package that modeled the full range of women’s breast sizes. No, really. 48 “boob” molds. So when

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Which type of Vacuum Forming Mold should you choose?

Which type of Vacuum Forming Mold should you choose?

Choosing a Vacuum Forming Mold type The first step in the process of vacuum forming is to have your mold created, which is also known as tooling. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur looking for a one-off mold to create a product, or a seasoned plastics thermoformer, vacuum

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Vacuum Forming Molds VS: Injection Molding

Vacuum Forming Molds VS: Injection Molding

Two processes: Vacuum Forming VS Injection Molding Vacuum forming and injection molding are two of the most popular methods used to process plastics. J&M Enterprises specializes in Ceramic Vacuum Forming molds, but is vacuum forming the right process for you? Depending on your budget and the quantity

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Our Tooling Process: The Surface Coat

Our Tooling Process: The Surface Coat

J&M Ceramic Tooling: Why we’re different. While it is true that we incorporate fiberglass into the tools that we build, that is the only thing in common with what you might typically think of as a “fiberglass tool”. From the proprietary process that we have been continually

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Are Ceramic molds suitable for Pressure Forming and Vacuum Forming?

Are Ceramic molds suitable for Pressure Forming and Vacuum Forming?

Molds for Pressure Forming and Vacuum Forming J&M Enterprises has been providing molds for vacuum and pressure forming nationwide for over 20 years. What are the differences between the two processes? Thermoforming is a method of processing plastic resin into finished parts from sheet or film. The

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Materials Used in Vacuum Forming Molds

Materials Used in Vacuum Forming Molds

Vacuum Forming Mold Materials Almost any thermoplastic can be vacuum formed, and our Ceramic Vacuum Forming Molds are suitable for most. There are a great many resins and combinations of resins (alloys or capped sheet) available to meet almost any application’s requirements, and more are being developed

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Vacuum Forming Molds: Design Guidelines

Vacuum Forming Molds: Design Guidelines

Design Rules for Vacuum Forming Molds Vacuum forming for the purpose of this discussion is to be considered a single sheet of “heavy gauge” (>.060” thickness) thermoplastic, which is held in a rectangular or square platen, heated in a oven to an optimum forming temperature, then formed

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