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FormBox

A desktop vacuum former that puts the power of making in your hands

The Mayku FormBox puts the power of making in your hands. Powered by any vacuum cleaner, it works with a world of materials and helps you to make your ideas real. Whether you’re crafting by hand or partnering with your 3D printer, the FormBox is your very own desktop production line.


Features at a glance

Universal vacuum adaptor:

Connect the Mayku FormBox using an adapter that fits any standard vacuum cleaner.

Auto-on off:

When the trays are pulled down, an automatic trigger will turn on the suction of your connected vacuum cleaner.

Timer

A timer is activated after the plastic has been inserted and the temperature set. The built-in speakers will alert you when the plastic is ready to be formed.

Heat control

A 200w ceramic heater with a range of 160c to 340c, and a dial to precisely set the correct temperature for your plastic to form.

Price:Price: $699.00

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The Mayku FormBox works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 - 1.5mm in thickness.

Compatible Materials

PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds)
HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups)
ABS (The stuff lego is made from)
Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging)
Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles)
Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet)
Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)

Benefits and Features

Prototype at Speed

Rapidly create product prototypes with high quality finishes to show your clients your vision, in real life.


Choose From a World of Materials

Bring your ideas into the real world in hundreds of different ways by choosing from a huge range of sheet materials. Make the way you want to.


Turbocharge your 3D printer

Pioneer the future of desktop manufacturing. Partner the FormBox with your 3D printer to create professional batches of products from your studio.


Small Footprint, Big Power

The FormBox gives you advanced manufacturing technology in a space no larger than a laptop, giving you and your business the space you need to grow.


Precision Control

Take control over your making with precise time and temperature settings - for consistent mold making, every time.


Making Made Simple

The FormBox has been meticulously designed to make a complex process as simple as possible, leaving you to focus on your ideas. It’s making, made simple.


Vacuum Power

Plug any vacuum cleaner into the FormBox and use its suction to kickstart your own desktop factory.


Auto Switch

The FormBox has an internal auto-vacuum system, simply plug your vacuum cleaner into the port on the back and the suction will start exactly when you need it - magical making.

FormBox Specs

SIZE AND WEIGHT

Height - 315mm

Length (With Handles) - 466mm

Width - 274mm

Forming bed - 200mm x 200mm

Draw Depth - 130mm

Weight - 13kgs

POWER

We will ship the appropriate model based on your territory along with a plug adapter for your country. 110V and 240V are available.

Temp range of the built-in heater is 160C - 340C.

HEATER

The metal can get quite hot, so to keep you safe, we’ve lined the front and back top edges next to the heater with two silicone strips.

We've also added supportive guide rails on each side of the ceramic heater for safety in transit.

Design Detail

HANDLES

A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.

BED

A super fine mesh to increase airflow to the 3D shape, placed on the bed with a soft silicone edge.

ADAPTER

A universal adaptor that enables the Mayku FormBox to work with any vacuum cleaner.

TRAYS

ABEC 5 bearings for smooth operation.

Silicone seals to create a perfect seal.

Pressed steel for extra strength.

Compatible Materials

FOR FORMING

The Mayku FormBox works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 - 1.5mm in thickness. Here are the technical terms:

PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds)

HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups)

ABS (The stuff lego is made from)

Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging)

Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles)

Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet)

Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)

FOR CASTING

Concrete, Silicone, Chocolate, Jello, Resin, Ice, Foam, Jesmonite, Plaster.