3D design of molds for thermoforming

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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby chrisb » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:36 am

Thanks again for showing this professional application of FreeCAD.

Offtopic: may I ask how the thermoforming itself is done? Is it some kind of a foil which is heated? And if so, how do you avoid stretching the vertical walls too much so that they don't become too thin?
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby Kunda1 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:08 pm

Offtopic, but I gotta say:
Dat UI though
gorgeous
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby Berserk design » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:05 pm

chrisb wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:36 am
Thanks again for showing this professional application of FreeCAD.

Offtopic: may I ask how the thermoforming itself is done? Is it some kind of a foil which is heated? And if so, how do you avoid stretching the vertical walls too much so that they don't become too thin?

It is PVC plastic, PET what I usually use.
The issue of stretching is something inevitable that depends a lot on height and design to prevent this from being a serious problem. You can also use attachments such as treadmills and pushers so that the pull is not so rough
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby Berserk design » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:08 pm

Kunda1 wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:08 pm
Offtopic, but I gotta say:
Dat UI though
gorgeous

Hi thanks
I am not familiar with the term DAT, but if you mean the colors and accommodation of FreeCAD it is because it is affected by a KDE theme in ubuntu :)
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby Kunda1 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:30 pm

Berserk design wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Kunda1 wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:08 pm
Offtopic, but I gotta say:
Dat UI though
gorgeous
Hi thanks
I am not familiar with the term DAT, but if you mean the colors and accommodation of FreeCAD it is because it is affected by a KDE theme in ubuntu :)
It's a stupid meme ;)
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby chrisb » Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:32 pm

Berserk design wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:05 pm
It is PVC plastic, PET what I usually use.
The issue of stretching is something inevitable that depends a lot on height and design to prevent this from being a serious problem. You can also use attachments such as treadmills and pushers so that the pull is not so rough
Thanks for the information.
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby Berserk design » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:31 am

Kunda1 wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:30 pm
It's a stupid meme ;)


lol :lol:
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

Postby fc_tofu » Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:20 pm

Marvellous!
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Re: 3D design of molds for thermoforming

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