thermoforming


thermoforming
noun the process of heating a thermoplastic material and shaping it in a mould.
Derivatives
thermoformer noun

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  • Thermoforming — is a manufacturing process for thermoplastic sheet or film. Specifically, it is more of a converting process, where plastic sheet or film is converted into a formed, finished part. The sheet or film is heated in an oven to its forming temperature …   Wikipedia

  • thermoforming — The shaping of a polymer sheet while heating …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • drape forming — thermoforming of plastic sheeting over an open mold by a combination of gravity and a vacuum. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • drape forming — thermoforming of plastic sheeting over an open mold by a combination of gravity and a vacuum. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Termoconformado — Animación del proceso de termoformación. Ingeniero operando una máquina industrial de termoconformado. El termoconformado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Microthermoforming — is the abbreviation for microscopic or microscale thermoforming, or, more precisely, for thermoforming of microproducts or microstructure products. Microstructure products means products that have structures in the micrometre range and have their …   Wikipedia

  • Polyethylene terephthalate — PETE redirects here. For the first name, see Peter (disambiguation). For other uses, see Pete (disambiguation). Polyethylene terephthalate fibre IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Blister pack — is a term for several types of pre formed plastic packaging used for small consumer goods.The two primary components of a blister pack are a pre formed plastic blister and a printed paperboard card which has a heat seal coating. Some packs use a… …   Wikipedia

  • Vacuum forming — Vacuum forming, commonly known as vacuforming, is a simplified version of thermoforming, whereby a sheet of plastic is heated to a forming temperature, stretched onto or into a single surface mold, and held against the mold by applying vacuum… …   Wikipedia