Context: vacuum forming is a very interesting process, especially when combined to 3D printing. At le 3e lieu we had 2 of those already.
Project: vacuum former for industry are very heavy and especially very expensive. How about making one out of stuff available at every hardware store.
Result: our vacuum former was made with poplar plywood and a bathroom heater. Hence a cost 20 times cheaper than the average.
Illustrator/ assembling/ CNC router/ material test/ upcycle/ test/ machine-making/ hacking/ DIY
made for le 3e lieu with Christian Bourliataud & Jean Philippe Bazin in 2016