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Other Items on Thermoforming from the SPRA Archives

Progress on T-ForM project on thermoforming design and simulation

David Russell outlined the progress being made in T-ForM, a EU funded project to improve the competitiveness of the European thermoforming industry, by producing design guidelines for vacuum forming and simulation software (T-Sim).  June 2007


Stretchform, a novel vacuum formimg technique

Donald Hardie described the novel vacuum forming technique developed in Scotland, Stretchform, designed to give stronger formings, use thinner sheet and save on inventory April 2003


Healthcare Packaging using Vacuum Forming

Fergus Begley, Perfecseal, demonstrated how the vacuum forming process has been adapted for the healthcare packaging market. April 2003

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  • Materials Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, Additives.
  • Processes Moulding, Extrusion, Thermoforming, Ancillaries.
  • Design Product, Mould, CAE, Testing.
  • Applications Healthcare, Packaging, Electronics, Other Markets.
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