Thompson Vacform

Here at Thompson Vacform, we offer a complete plastic vacuum forming service at prices that are hard to beat. Based in Sheffield, our plastic folding or line bending equipment (up to 1100mm) allows us to produce PoS display products and we have machines capable of moulding thermoplastic material in a variety of sizes.

Bespoke moulding is also available and we can help you with:

  • Material choices
  • In house mould making
  • Samples/prototypes

Vacuum Forming Plastics

We use a wide assortment of vacuum forming plastics including:

  • High Impact Poylstyrene (HIPS)
  • Acrylic Capped ABS

These are all in stock with our suppliers and can be bought at short notice. If you are unsure about which vacuum forming plastics you require, please contact us and we will be happy to advise you.

We also provide bespoke moulding.

Vacuum Forming Plastics

ABS Vacuum Forming

One of the most versatile and tough vacuum forming plastic is ABS. Used for everything from machine panels to covers, ABS vacuum forming is used where impact strength is needed. It is available in black, white or carbon effect and a variety of surface finishes.

From our base near Sheffield we also undertake bespoke moulding and special orders can be placed for colours subject to minimum order. To find out more please contact us.

ABS Vacuum Forming

Vac Forming Tools

Vacuum forming is ideal for producing many different items to suit a variety of industries. Economical and versatile, it is also an easy method for producing large volumes of specific components.

Some common uses of vacuum forming include:

  • Signage
  • Point of Sale (PoS) displays
  • Decorative components
  • Storage trays
  • Large components
  • Low and/or medium volume inexpensive products

Bespoke moulding is also available.

Vac Forming Tools

Automotive Vacuum Forming

We undertake automotive vacuum forming to suit individual specifications. The vacuum forming process is popular with the automotive industry because it enables economic mass production of component parts.

Automotive vacuum forming can be used to create everything from panels to trays and cup holders, in fact any functional component. We can also create bespoke mouldings for kit cars and other automotive items.

Please feel free to contact us for further information on our products and services. 

Automotive Vacuum Forming

Thompson Vacform Overview