450DT vacuum former (120V)

The 450DT is now only available as 120V version. The 450DT represents professional performance at an affordable price. It is easy to operate with a touch screen display to control it’s four heating zones. This machine is suitable for forming sheets measuring 18″ x 12″. It does a great job with materials up to 0.25” thick. The maximum depth of draw of 7″.

Price includes shipping within the USA. Please note that a member of Formech will be in touch with you to confirm expected delivery date. This item ships freight, if a lift gate is required please mention this in the notes section of your order.  

Forming Area 17" x 11" 431mm x 279mm
Sheet Size Area 18" x 12"
457mm x 304mm
Max Thickness .25" 6mm
Automation Manual

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Now with a standard North America power plug 120V NEMA 5-15, can be used in a standard 120V US outlet. The 450DT features a high resolution digital PLC and touchscreen for convenient and precise control.

A graphically driven display with easy to understand icons provide intuitive control whilst a 20-program memory allows users to conveniently store and recall projects. A world best-seller, Formech’s 450DT has built an unmatched reputation for professional performance at an affordable price. The 450DT offers today’s students, designers and inventors the latest user experience with industry standard control technology.

Quartz Heaters with Variable Standby
Quartz Heaters with Variable Standby
Quartz heaters have the benefit of a rapid response and high efficiency resulting in time and energy savings.
Multi-zone heaters
Multi-zone heaters
Four heating zones and quartz heaters provide rapid heat response with a greater range of control to form challenging shapes and materials
Vacuum & Release
Vacuum & Release
After the formed part has cooled, air is forced between the mould and the sheet to help it release.
Vacuum Gauge
Vacuum Gauge
A visual indication of consistent vacuum pressure being applied (pressure in Hg / bar).
4" Mono HMI /PLC Interface with Memory Function
Mitsubishi integrated PLC/HMI with 4" mono touch screen control and 20 programmable presets.
Forming area (mm/inches) 430 x 280mm / 17 x 11″
Sheet Size (mm/inches) 450 x 300mm / 18 x 12″
Max depth of draw 160mm / 7″
Max Material Thickness 6mm / 0.25″
Heating Zones 4
Heater type Quartz
Width 639mm / 25.2″
Height 525mm / 20.7″
Depth 986mm / 38.8″
Weight 75kg / 165lbs
Single Phase Power Requirements 120V/15A – 60Hz
Europe – 3 Phase Power Requirements N/A
USA – 3 Phase Power Requirements N/A
Power Consumption 1.65kW
Air Requirements N/A

Download 450DT Spec Sheet [PDF]

“Using a Formech vac former to produce masks, particularly the education sets have proved to be ideal. There are no drying times, as with other materials such as latex or papier-mâché, and you can reproduce masks from moulds efficiently. It is also useful when experimenting with mask designs as you can pull a mask to see if it works, then go back and adapt the mould accordingly.”
– Claire Elcombe, Mask Maker, Trestle Theatre Company



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