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How to 3D Print Molds for Vacuum Forming

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How to 3D Print Molds for Vacuum Forming

There are many ways to create your Vaquform molds. You may use sculpted clay, Lego pieces, found objects, and many more. As long as the mold can hold its shape under heat, is not wet or dusty, and will not stick to a formed sheet, you can #VaquformIt. But there is one thing that makers out there use a lot and that’s FDM 3D printing. With 3D printing, you can easily and digitally modify your mold designs.  This guide will teach you how to optimize your FDM 3D prints for vacuum forming. TL;DR Here's a bullet point summary if you’re here for...

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