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The Pros and Cons of Vacuum Forming

December 30, 2020 6:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The vacuum forming process is commonly used for quickly and easily creating plastic items over a mold. It’s a popular method for developing 3D objects, especially if the parts will be made in a short run production. Like any other type of plastic fabrication process, vacuum forming in Utah has its own set of pros and cons you should be aware of before you proceed. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know before choosing vacuum forming for your project. Pros Quick: Every individual piece made in the vacuum forming process is relatively fast to produce, which makes it especially beneficial for projects on a tight timeline. Consistent: Through the vacuum forming process you’ll be able to create consistent... View Article

How Are Concrete Molds Made with Vacuum Formed ABS Plastic?

January 15, 2020 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever made a concrete stepping stone or other decorative object, you probably used a mold. Molds make it possible to form concrete into beautiful shapes and designs, but you might not have ever given any thought as to how those molds are made until it comes time to make your own. Whether you’re a hobbyist or commercial enterprise, using custom vacuum formed plastic molds can open up a world of possibilities. If you have plastic vacuum forming ideas in Utah, we can help make them into a reality—call D&D Plastics to get started on your custom molds. The following is a brief overview of the mold-making process. What is plastic vacuum forming? If you’re not familiar with the... View Article

What Are the Stages of Vacuum Forming a Product?

January 30, 2019 12:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When people hear the term “vacuum forming,” they often think of it is a plastic fabrication process that has been around forever. Vacuum forming became popular in the 1930s and the reason it is still relevant today is because it works. Vacuum forming has been combined with newer technologies, such as 3D printing, but overall the process has remained the same. No alternative process can match vacuum forming when it comes to low cost, efficiency and ease of tooling. At D & D Plastics, we love answering our customers’ questions about plastic vacuum forming in Utah. When people hear how it works, they are anxious to try it. That’s why we want to share with you the eight stages of... View Article

The Differences Between Plastic Injection Molding and Plastic Vacuum Forming

February 14, 2017 11:28 pm Published by

Unless you work in an industry that relies on plastic prototypes or customization to bring designs closer to fruition, you may never give the methods of plastic fabrication a second thought—like plastic vacuum forming and plastic injection molding. For example, plastic fabrication is necessary for many companies to complete a big project, or for businesses to offer a product in quantity through mass production. The key to a successful project completion is choosing the best method with help from a professional in the plastic fabrication industry. Let’s take a look at the differences between plastic injection molding and plastic vacuum forming in Orem, UT, as well as a quick overview of each process. Plastic vacuum forming Plastic vacuum forming is... View Article