vacuum forming

  1. Caleb I

    ODST FOAM PEP WIP

    Hello all! I have been for some time wanting to create a Halo cosplay, first starting with a Halo CE Marine (I'll come back to that one in time), now a Halo 3 ODST, and in the future a Mark V build. Note I haven't done anything like cosplay ever so I'm reading a ton and learning a lot but the...
  2. TurboCharizard

    Complex Form Visors Done Cheap

    I get a lot of requests to help build helmets and because of it I wanted to develop a relatively quick and painless approach to making one-off visors that look good and don't break the bank. If everything just used a standard motorcycle visor that'd be awesome but we're not so lucky in the world...
  3. Cpl Shepard

    Vacuumforming heatbox/frame designs

    For those of you working with thermoform plastic, how did you design your heat box, what radial heater did you use, and what did you choose to do for a frame? Recently I had to revise my vacuum table with a newly drilled board for adequate suction, but the MDF boards I used as a cheap heat box...
  4. Manu

    Questions about plexiglass visors and vacuum forming

    So i am planning to build a EVA C-Variant Helmet for my Spartan Armor, and since i do not own a toast oven for heating up the plexiglass sheets, i just wanted to ask, if it is possible to heat up the glass with my heat gun.
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