508DT vacuum former

If you need to form more demanding shapes and materials then this is the machine for you. Rapid and energy efficient quartz heaters means the 508DT is ready to vacuum form in less than 5 minutes. It has the capacity to form materials up to 0.25″ thick with a depth of draw of 7.3″. The standard material size is 20″ x 18″ and reducing windows are available.

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 19" x 17" 482mm x 431mm
Sheet Size Area 20" x 18"
508mm x 457mm
Max Thickness .25" 6mm
Automation Manual

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Rapid, energy efficient quartz heaters with variable standby means the 508DT is ready to form in less than 5 minutes with the power and capability to form more demanding shapes and materials. 20 program memory to recall heater profile and timing settings for each project. A dedicated trolley option provides a minimal footprint with the convenience of portability and optimum working height.

4" Mono HMI /PLC Interface with Memory Function
Mitsubishi integrated PLC/HMI with 4" mono touch screen control and 20 programmable presets.
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.
Safety Interlock
Safety Interlock
Mechanical interlock prevents table being raised whilst heaters are in forward position.
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).
Forming area (mm/inches) 482 x 432mm / 19 x 17″
Sheet Size (mm/inches) 508 x 457mm / 20 x 18″
Max depth of draw 185mm / 7.3″
Max Material Thickness 6mm / 0.25″
Heating Zones 4
Heater type Quartz
Width 720mm / 28.4″
Height 538mm / 21.2″
Depth 1394mm / 54.9″
Weight 100kg / 220Ibs
Single Phase Power Requirements 208-240V/13A
Europe – 3 Phase Power Requirements N/A
USA – 3 Phase Power Requirements N/A
Power Consumption 3.2kW
Air Requirements

Download 508DT Spec Sheet [PDF]


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