Vacuum Former

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Vacuum Former
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Name Vacuum Former
Owner John Sugg less than 100%, Brian Wennberg less than 100%, Glen Moore, Rocco Marras
Make Model Proto Form. Plans-built Vacuum Former
Part Number J
Date Acquired
Storage Location The machine is on casters so it rolls around a lot. However, the vacuum former is usually stored in the glass kiln area.
Authorization Required
Documentation Coming soon.
Other References Reference this.


A custom built vacuum former. Built at I3Detroit


Do not turn vac pump off during operation or vac pump could be damaged. Do not use a buck with hollow bottom surface or platen could be damaged.

Training is required before using. Contact John Sugg to set up a training time.


While it is simple to operate, this tool can be damaged if not used properly. Please get training before using. John has stocked 2x2 styrene sheets (white or black) for you to buy. Place $3.00 in blue cash box for each sheet you use. The Vacuum Former can be converted to 2x3 if you wish to make larger parts.

Maintenance Info

Report any problems to


A list of commonly asked questions


What problems does this thing have, or are there improvements that would make it better.