Princeton Case Company
615 Sherwood Parkway
Mountainside, NJ 07092
service@princetoncase.com
(908) 687-1750

What is Thermoforming?

Thermoforming is a manufacturing process that raises the temperature of a plastic sheet to a super heated temperature. In this state, the plastic sheet can be formed into a usable product or design. This process is one of the oldest forms of shaping plastic products.

You can find thermoformed goods across a wide variety of industries, and it is widely used in applications that offer custom designs. For example, many custom carrying cases are use thermoforming to create custom cases. You can also find thermoformed plastics in the automotive, consumer product, packaging, display, electronics, and industrial sectors.

There are many advantages for using thermoforming, but one of the most beneficial elements is its low tooling and engineering costs. Its fast turnaround time also makes it an ideal medium for prototype development. Below are some of the main reasons why manufactures choose to use thermoforming as a method of forming sheet plastic.

Adaptive to customization and alternative design requirements.
Is a cost effect method for manufacturing plastic
Low tooling costs
Integrated process with the ability to make a wide variety of products.

There are many different forms of Thermoforming and each method creates a specific product. If you are looking for more information on thermoforming, contact a local expert for more help.

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Princeton Case Company, Inc.

615 Sherwood Parkway
Mountainside, NJ 07092
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