Principles of Thermoforming

This class describes the thermoforming process and explains the different variations of thermoforming, including pressure forming and vacuum forming.


Course Objectives:

  • Describe thermoforming
  • Describe the pros and cons of thermoforming
  • Describe types of plastics used for thermoforming
  • Describe the heating stage for thermoforming
  • Describe the cooling stage for thermoforming
  • Describe the finishing stage for thermoforming
  • Describe the machines used for thermoforming
  • Describe the molds used for thermoforming
  • Define draw ratio
  • List the types of thermoforming
  • Describe the characteristics of pressure forming
  • Describe the characteristics of vacuum forming
  • Distinguish between variations of thermoforming
  • List less common types of thermoforming.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Manufacturing / Material Engineers.
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Course ID

TU088

Skill Focus

Smart Business

Instructor(s)

ToolingU

Employee Type

New Applicants, 1st level supervisors

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

2 hrs

Cost

Negotiable


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