We understand that downtime is a real issue in manufacturing, by selecting the right plug assist material for your thermoforming application, you can increase efficiency, improving productivity and uptime.
Manufacturers need to ensure materials, machinery and processes support the creation of an end product that is both effective and meets the required design aesthetics.
Thermoformed packaging such as drinking cups, food containers and medical and pharmaceutical packaging, and tooling to create automotive body parts, are formed using plug assist pressure forming, where the plastic substrate is molded over a specially designed plug or tool using pressure forming, to create a thin-gauged thermoformed usable end product.
The Syntac® range of materials are designed specifically for fabrication of plugs and other associated tooling used in plug assist thermoforming manufacturing. Syntac® materials offer a high performance, high quality solution that is easier to machine and faster to hot-swap than alternative materials.