vacuum forming

  1. Redshirt

    Animated Full-Scale Infection Form (Vacuform and 3D Print)

    For quite a while I've been brooding on making a robotic Infection Form. This is a collaboration project with fellow member, Alpha. Anyone that follows me knows I have a compulsion to build full scale. We've seen plenty of human costumes with lifts and stilts. I decided that the seven-inch tall...
  2. commanderwyro

    vacuum forming services?

    hello all, i am working on a halo infinite helmet and need to vacuum form the visor. i dont have supplies and am still trying to learn it so i was wondering if anybody would be able to do it for me and i could pay. i can 3d print the visor and smooth it and ship it. just need if shaped. if...
  3. Caleb I


    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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.