Custom acrylic (plexiglass) sheet vacuum forming service

China MDE Plastics has great experience in manufacturing acrylic plastic products with vacuum forming technology. We have satisfied our clients with hundreds of projects with our plexiglass thermoforming service, upon clients’ special design and requirement.

Vacuum forming and acrylic plastic sheets

Acrylic vacuum forming is a plastic fabrication process used to create a wide variety of products, including acrylic display, toys, packaging, signage, and so on.

The process involves heating a flat sheet of acrylic sheet material to a pliable state, and then using vacuum pressure to form the material into a mold. The result is a seamless, high-quality product that is both durable and visually appealing.

Acrylic, also known as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), is the most commonly used material for vacuum forming. It has excellent optical clarity, UV stability, and durability.

Sample vacuum formed acrylic plastic products

vacuum forming acrylic light box
vacuum forming acrylic light box
vacuum forming acrylic dome
vacuum forming acrylic dome
acrylic vacuum forming advertising car logo sign
acrylic vacuum forming advertising car logo sign
vacuum forming acrylic store signboard
vacuum forming acrylic store signboard

Acrylic (plexiglass) sheet vacuum forming

Applications of plexiglass vacuum forming

Acrylic vacuum forming is used in a variety of industries and applications, including:

Packaging: often used to create packaging for products such as electronics, toys, and other consumer goods.
Signs and displays: used to build signs and displays, including light box, advertising car logo sign, menu boards, point-of-sale displays, and promotional items.
Customized parts and prototypes: to make customized parts and prototypes for a variety of applications, including orthotics, mouth guards, and other medical devices.

The benefits of using acrylic sheet in vacuum form acrylic plastic products

  • Excellent optical clarity: Acrylic is known for its excellent optical clarity, making it ideal for applications where transparency is desired.
  • UV stability: Acrylic is UV stable, which means it does not yellow or deteriorate over time when exposed to sunlight.
  • Durability: Acrylic is a strong and durable material that can withstand impact and is resistant to wear and tear.
  • Versatility: Acrylic is a versatile material that can be formed into a variety of shapes and sizes, making it ideal for a wide range of applications.

Wide applications

One of the key benefits of acrylic vacuum forming is its versatility. The process can be used to produce a wide range of acrylic products, including small toys and trinkets, large packaging containers, and complex product displays.

Additionally, the process can be customized to suit the specific needs of a project. We can custom size and shape of the product, the thickness of the acrylic material, and the type of finish.

Durability and long lasting

Another advantage of acrylic vacuum forming is its durability. Acrylic is a strong and flexible material that can withstand significant wear and tear. It is an ideal choice for a wide range of applications.

Additionally, the vacuum forming process creates a seamless product that is free from any joints or seams, further increasing its durability.

Beautiful appearance

The visual appeal of acrylic vacuum forming is another important advantage. Acrylic sheet itself it high gloss and shining, quite beautiful appearance.

Secondly, the material is heated and molded in a single piece, eliminating any seams or joints. This results in a smooth, polished surface that is free from blemishes or rough spots.

Furthermore, the ability to customize the process allows for the creation of products with intricate details and designs, further enhancing their visual appeal.

Eco-friendly material

In addition to its versatility, durability, and visual appeal, acrylic vacuum forming is also an eco-friendly option for product fabrication.

Acrylic material is made from a type of plastic that is 100% recyclable, reducing the environmental impact of the fabrication process.

Additionally, vacuum forming process is a highly efficient use of material, reducing waste and its impact on the environment.

Low-cost Molding

The cost of acrylic vacuum forming varies depending on the size and complexity of the product being produced.

However, it is generally considered to be an affordable option for product fabrication, particularly when compared to other processes such as injection molding. The ability to produce high-quality products at a relatively low cost makes acrylic vacuum forming an attractive option for businesses and individuals looking to produce products on a budget.

acrylic sheet vacuum formed products
acrylic sheet vacuum formed products