Archive for September 3rd, 2010

DIY Vacuum Forming!

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Need a plastic shell for your robot!? Do it yourself and make your own vacuum former like some of the people in our forum. Some of these people have decided to take vacuum forming into their own hands. They have created custom vacuum forming machines, some seem to be a little over engineered and some aren’t too pretty, but they still get the job done.

Fun fact: Vacuum forming was used in the creation of the very first storm trooper armor in Star Wars.

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DIY Vacuum Forming

DIY Vacuum Forming

DIY Vacuum Forming