Basically the sheet is secured into the frame with some screws, heated in the oven and when reaching the soft temp placed over the mold. A vacuum sucks out all the air and forms the sheet perfectly onto the mold. Works the other way around too if you want to use pressure to work the plastic against the inside of a mold. HEAT & CREATE – Melt our plastic sheets with heat gun (>150F) and mold to any shape you like, by using your hands or using tools. STRONG & REUSABLE – Our sheets can be re-melted again and again so you can build, reshape and add to your work as often as needed. Paint it, drill it, cut it or attach it to something else.

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