Category: Thermoforming Packaging

Which Plastic Materials Are Used In Thermoforming?

Thermoforming plastic sheets can use many types of material – but there are some key characteristics to consider. Factors like transparency, hardness, rigidity or flexibility, and impact strength help manufacturers select the right thermoplastic for each part. At Global Thermoforming, we work with a variety to ensure the products you receive are made from the best material match for your needs!

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10 Products Made By Vacuum Thermoforming

This month, we’d like to introduce the versatility of our processes by telling you about 10 products made with vacuum and pressure thermoforming. It’s a wide range, and it’s a great example of what we can achieve with our thin and thick-gauge capabilities and range of secondary operations.

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Thermoforming Process of Thermoforming machine

The Process Of Thermoforming

Thermoforming is the process of taking a sheet of plastic material, heating it up until its pliable, and forming it to a three-dimensional shape, then trimming and finishing it into a usable product. Here’s how the process works.

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How Do Thermoforming Machines Work?

Each of the machines in our manufacturing facilities works by heating thin plastic sheets and stretching them over a mold to create precise shapes. However, each approaches their task differently. Let’s see how each play their role in our manufacturing process!