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Design

It all begins with the design of an idea.

Design Guides

Thermoforming expertise has earned Kintz Plastics numerous awards and honors. Learn about thermoforming from the best and how you can save time and money on your next project. We have three different free design guides to help OEM's take advantage of the many benefits and capabilities of vacuum forming, pressure forming and twin-sheet thermoforming. All guides are free, but they must be requested.

Twin-Sheet Design Guide

TWIN SHEET THERMOFORMING DESIGN GUIDE

This guide explains the benefits of using a twin sheets (2 sheets of plastic) as thermoformed part. The guide will explain all of the benefits of a double wall thermoformed part and it explains the methods of manufacturing required to form the part as well as graphics describing the actual process.

Pressure Forming Design Guide

PRESSURE FORMING DESIGN GUIDE

This guide explains the benefits of using pressure forming for a thermo formed part. Pressure Formed parts have a crisper detail and actually rivals the injection molding process in its ability to produce highly detailed features. The guide explains the methods of manufacturing required to form the part as well as graphics describing the actual process. including post manufacturing process available from us.

Upgrading to thermoformed plastic

UPGRADING TO THERMOFORMED PLASTIC FROM FIBERGLASS OR SHEET METAL

This guide explains the benefits of changing your current product from fiberglass or sheet metal to a thermoformed part. The guide will explain all of the benefits of a thermoformed part, as well as the process you will have to go through to bring your design to completion. The guide explains the different types of resins (plastics) that can be used, formulas for calculating sheet size, graphics, pictures and side by side comparisons of various materials.

TO REQUEST DESIGN GUIDES

You may email your request to kintz@kintz.com
You can also mail or call us at:

Kintz Plastics, Inc.
165 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY 12092

(518) 296-8513