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  Topic: vacuum forming
jegner

Replies: 8
Views: 2748

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:25 pm   Subject: vacuum forming
Yes, elevating your pattern from the forming platen will help with some of the issues. Those hard corners are going to be an issue.
  Topic: vacuum forming
jegner

Replies: 8
Views: 2748

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:02 pm   Subject: vacuum forming
From what I see, your depth and hard corners are going to give you issue with that thickness, unless you put that on a pretty tall riser to help thin out the material.
  Topic: 1/8 polycarbonate
jegner

Replies: 5
Views: 2440

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:15 pm   Subject: 1/8 polycarbonate
Thanks Spektr for the input. I don't have experience with PolyCarb.
  Topic: Problems with site
jegner

Replies: 1
Views: 1499

PostForum: News & Updates   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:57 pm   Subject: Problems with site
I apologize for the problems this site has had over the past few month. In order for me to fix it, I will need to update the PHPBBS and there is not a good way to do this and preserve the archive of c ...
  Topic: Swamp Cooler For Older Pickups.......
jegner

Replies: 6
Views: 2297

PostForum: Mold Making Tips   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: Swamp Cooler For Older Pickups.......
Very cool! Literally!
  Topic: Hello from Alberta
jegner

Replies: 1
Views: 1043

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:55 am   Subject: Hello from Alberta
Welcome to the board! I'd love to hear more of your injection molding experiences.
  Topic: Site back up.
jegner

Replies: 0
Views: 1298

PostForum: News & Updates   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:55 am   Subject: Site back up.
Sorry for the glitch, but we are back up. Thanks to everyone that contacted me to offer support of this site, and it's content. You guys are awesome!
  Topic: My 2x4 Proto-Form is up for sale
jegner

Replies: 3
Views: 1507

PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:44 pm   Subject: My 2x4 Proto-Form is up for sale
Looks great!
  Topic: European struggling with a vacuum former project
jegner

Replies: 2
Views: 1862

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:43 pm   Subject: European struggling with a vacuum former project
Welcome to the board. Standard sheet sizes in your country will make your project more cost affordable.

for unit conversions try: http://www.convertunits.com/from/feet/to/cm

Good luck!

Jim
  Topic: Finally 2x2 table tweaking questions
jegner

Replies: 7
Views: 3159

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:36 pm   Subject: Finally 2x2 table tweaking questions
I would upgrade to much thicker gauge wire for the oven. 5 to 10 minutes to initial oven preheat cycle, and 2-3 minutes per sheet is all it should take.
  Topic: new parts in the works
jegner

Replies: 8
Views: 3147

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:32 pm   Subject: new parts in the works
cool!
  Topic: My First Project
jegner

Replies: 12
Views: 4298

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:35 am   Subject: My First Project
Wonderful concept on your machine. That mold pattern looks like an Eagle nose cone from Space: 1999?
  Topic: happy holidays folks
jegner

Replies: 3
Views: 1895

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:33 am   Subject: happy holidays folks
Thanks for the well wishes. Here's to hoping that 2013 is better than 2012!
  Topic: One Member, UK, For the use of.
jegner

Replies: 1
Views: 1403

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:32 am   Subject: One Member, UK, For the use of.
Welcome to the board! What sort of things are you thinking of making?

Jim
  Topic: Heya, from Missouri
jegner

Replies: 1
Views: 1380

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:30 am   Subject: Heya, from Missouri
Welcome to the board!
 
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