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Formech 1372 Vacuumform machine

The Formech 1372 is a large format vacuum forming machine for processing various types of thermoplastics. Due to the large size and the longest axis of 1330 mm, this machine is very popular for designers of film, TV and theater productions, universities, automotive, R&D, props, production of hobby products and concrete industry for molds. The 1372 has a wide choice of various options such as semi-automating the production cycle. This actually turns the 1372 large format vacuum forming machine into an automatic production machine. In addition to the automatic package, there may be an upgrade of heating elements, vacuum receiver tank and various cooling systems. This makes this machine usable as an advanced production machine for technical plastics.

Form area: 1330 x 620 mm
Sheet Size: 1372 x 660 mm
Maximum depth draw: 420 mm
Maximum material thickness: 6 mm
Heating zones: 15
Type of heaters: Quartz
Width: 2144 mm
Height: 1320 mm
Depth: 2099 mm
Weight: 600 kg
Single Phase Power Requirements: Not applicable
Europe – 3 Phase Power Requirements: 380-415 / 40A
United States – 3 Phase Power Requirements: 208-220 V / 63A
power Consumption: 17.0kW
External air connection: 80 PSI / 5 bar
Type of vacuum forming machine: Large format
Type of product: Vacuum forming machine


7-inch color HMI / PLC with Formech cycle display (FCV)
Wago control system with 7 inch color touch screen, real-time adjustments, 1% step-up boost control, Formech cycle display and 40 preset program memories.

Quartz heating with variable standby
Quartz heaters have the advantage of fast response and high efficiency, resulting in time and energy savings.

15 independently controllable heating zones
Fifteen heating zones and Quartz heaters provide a fast heat drive with a greater range of control to form challenging shapes and materials

Power table
Lifts the tool table quickly and accurately and allows fatigue-free work even with heavy tools. Dual controls prevent accidental activation.

Adjust table height
Table height adjustment shortens the travel of the tool table when using shallow tools and shortens cycle time.

Pre-stretch allows the user to pump air into the heated plate, creating an air bubble to prevent material from thinning with deeper tools.

Avoids material sag during the heating cycle and maintains an even distance between the heater and the plate, while providing the user with an audible indication that the material is ready to be formed.

Vacuum and pressure gauges
A visual indication of a consistent vacuum and pressure being applied (pressure in Hg / bar).

Dry rotary vane pump 25m3 / hour
Oil-free and requires minimal maintenance


Reduce Framework
Reduces the forming area to use smaller sheets of material and minimize waste. We offer this in Standard or custom format.

Twin Cooling Fan System
Overhead gantry and twin 550W fans to cool molded material and reduce cycle times.

Heating pyrometer
Sensor for accurate feedback of blade temperature and return heaters when target temperature is reached (except on the 686 and 1372 where it gives a digital readout). Emergency air storage tank provides cooling continuity on shutdown to protect the pyrometer.

Cooling Bolster
A water-cooled plate to instantly cool and control the aluminum tool temperature for consistent and faster cycle times.

Vacuum flow regulator
Accurately controls the vacuum flow when a greater degree of control is required in demanding applications.

Pneumatic trigger clamps
Pneumatically powered clamping system that provides powerful and effortless operation.

Multi-user pin access control
The supervisor of the machine can choose and determine an access level for the different operators.

Reel Feed
Assembly to hold reel materials.

Set with spare parts
A consumable kit, usually with seals, elements, filter, fuses, tension clips.

SA – Semi-automatic package
Semi-automatic upgrade including electric heater drive and pneumatic trigger clamps

HP – High Performance Package
55 heating zones with heating pyro and upgraded control system

VT – Vacuum Tank Package
Vacuum tank package with a vacuum receiving tank, upgrade to oil separator pump and control system.



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