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Troubleshooting Leaks Tips & Tricks

Troubleshooting Leaks Tips & Tricks

by Jennifer Oden June 28, 2018

In the unlikely event that your HD vacuum press is not holding vacuum, we go over common leak causes and solutions to get your press back up and running like it should!

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Heatsink Tips & Tricks - Purpose & Usage

Heatsink Tips & Tricks - Purpose & Usage

by Jennifer Oden June 20, 2018

How do I properly prepare the heatsink for my molds? Lets discuss the best options for getting your heatsink setup and optimized for your vacuum forming needs.

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Membrane Tips & Tricks - Optimizing Membrane

Membrane Tips & Tricks - Optimizing Membrane

by Jennifer Oden June 13, 2018

What is the best way to get rid of static buildup and optimize your membrane for the best vacuum seal possible? Lets go over some easy ways clean and reduce static!

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DIY Vacuum Pump Vapor Mist Solution

DIY Vacuum Pump Vapor Mist Solution

by Jennifer Oden May 08, 2018

Here is a quick demo of what we did to eliminate the oil vapor most vacuum pumps emit during use. This is demonstrated on a Robinair 15500 vacuum pump model.

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Thermoplastics for Vacuum Forming Applications

Thermoplastics for Vacuum Forming Applications

by Jennifer Oden April 12, 2018

This is a basic overview of the most commonly used types of thermoplastic materials. From Kydex to PETG there is a plethora of materials to use and choose from.

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Extreme Makeover Gen II Thermoformer Edition

by Jennifer Oden August 15, 2017

We engineered the best Table Top Vacuum Press possible! The HD Vacuum Former Press gets a makeover. Enhanced Features - High Performance - Ultra Durable Design

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HD Vacuum Press Thermoformer Stress Test

Vacuum Forming Machine - Thermoforming Stress Test

by Jennifer Oden August 14, 2017

The HD Vacuum Former is the best table top vacuum former in price, performance, and availability. It is also the most durable vacuum form machine anywhere! Truck vs Press!

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Vacuum forming machine assembly instructions

Assembly Instructions for Gen II HD Vacuum Former

by Jennifer Oden August 14, 2017

Each HD Vacuum Former Press comes with all the parts needed to plumb directly to a vacuum pump or Automated Vacuum Control System

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How to choose the right Vacuum Pump

How to choose the right Vacuum Pump

by Jennifer Oden August 11, 2017

Don't know what vacuum pump to get for your HD Press? We came up with a list of what is important and the best options we think you would want to consider.

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Stormtrooper Closplay Vacuum Forming Press

Cosplay Vacuum Forming Applications

by Jennifer Oden August 11, 2017

It's time to get creative and vacuum form cosplay. With the right tools and some practice, you can have professional quality results in a fraction of the time and cost!

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HD Automated Vacuum Control System - Regulate Vacuum Pump for HD Press

HD Automated Vacuum Control System New Design

by HD Industrial Design February 21, 2017

The HD Automated Vacuum Control System has been recently redesigned for ease of use, smaller footprint, improved functionality, and a streamlined look.

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Holster Making Foam

How to Recover Your HD Foam

by HD Industrial Design July 26, 2016

Your HD foam can be reset to close to 90% of its original shape by heating it in the oven at 180°F for 20 minutes and then letting it air cool.

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Curved Jig Holster Making Vacuum Press

HD Curved Jig New Design - First Look

by HD Industrial Design July 26, 2016

The HD Curved Jig has been recently redesigned with air channels throughout the base which provide venting for optimal pressing conditions.

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Easy Connect Plug and Play Vacuum Press Kit

Easy Connect - AVCS Plug & Play Product

by HD Industrial Design September 19, 2014

Plumbing your press should be easy! We have come up with a great solution to get all the plumbing parts you need to go directly to a press or vacuum control system. No stress!

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Gen I Automated Vacuum Controller HD Press

The HD AVCS Setup & Configuration

by HD Industrial Design August 22, 2014

The HD Automated Vacuum Control System is a plug & play setup. It comes preassembled. All you need to do is hook it up to your vacuum pump, connect it to your press, and go!

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Automated Vacuum Forming - Best of the Best

The HD Automated Vacuum Control System

by HD Industrial Design August 12, 2014

The HD Automated Vacuum Control System is designed to work with the HD Vacuum Press series. This controller monitors & maintains vacuum on any vacuum press.

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Vacuum Forming Press Size Comparison

HD Vacuum Press Series: Size Comparison

by HD Industrial Design July 29, 2014

Compare the different sizes and applications for the HD Vacuum Press Series 100, 200 and 300. What is the best size for you? Which should you choose?

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DIY How to split a blue gun

How to Split a Blue Gun - DIY Guide

by HD Industrial Design April 07, 2014

How to split a blue gun for use in vacuum forming kydex holsters. Video tutorial and step by step guide for the best way to make your own split molds.

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How to DIY Holster Taco Press - Vacuum Forming

How to Make a Taco Holster on a Vacuum Press

by HD Industrial Design April 07, 2014

With a little creativity you can do just about anything with the HD Vacuum Former Press including a traditional taco press. We are demonstrating the taco press using foam.

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Gen I HD Press Assembly Instructions

HD Press - Assembly Instructions

by HD Industrial Design April 04, 2014

How to assemble your HD Vacuum Former Press - video assembly instructions, parts list. Fast, easy instructions to get vacuum forming today.

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Heatsink board customization - vacuum forming tips

The HD Press Heat Sink - Unlimited Customization

by HD Industrial Design April 03, 2014

Video introduction to the fully customizable Heat-Sink for our Thermoforming Machines. Using the customizable heat-sink you can do just about anything!

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HD Kydex Holster Vacuum Forming Press

HD Vacuum Forming Press - Thermoforming Innovations

by HD Industrial Design April 02, 2014

Introducing the HD Industrial Design HD Press, a totally new take on membrane vacuum forming technology. Designed for daily frequent use. It is the only press of its kind.

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