The Mayku FormBox puts the power of making in your hands. Powered by any vacuum cleaner, it works with a world of materials and helps you to make your ideas real. Whether you’re crafting by hand or partnering with your 3D printer, the FormBox is your very own desktop production line.
3D print, sculpt or find your shape and place it on the FormBox bed.
The FormBox forms a sheet of material around your shape – creating a mold in seconds.
Fill your mold with dozens of materials from chocolate to resin, plaster and even concrete.
Take it out and bring your first collection of products to life! You can even use the FormBox to create custom packaging for your creation.
SIZE AND WEIGHT
Height – 315mm
Length (With Handles) – 466mm
Width – 274mm
Forming bed – 200mm x 200mm
Draw Depth – 130mm
Weight – 13kgs
We will ship the appropriate model based on your territory along with a plug adapter for your country. 110V and 240V are available.
Temp range of the built-in heater is 160C – 340C.
The metal can get quite hot, so to keep you safe, we’ve lined the front and back top edges next to the heater with two silicone strips.
We’ve also added supportive guide rails on each side of the ceramic heater for safety in transit.
A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.
A super fine mesh to increase airflow to the 3D shape, placed on the bed with a soft silicone edge.
A universal adaptor that enables the Mayku FormBox to work with any vacuum cleaner.
ABEC 5 bearings for smooth operation.
Silicone seals to create a perfect seal.
Pressed steel for extra strength.
The Mayku FormBox works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 – 1.5mm in thickness. Here are the technical terms:
PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds)
HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups)
ABS (The stuff lego is made from)
Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging)
Polyproperlene (Great for use as a mould for resin casting)
Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles)
Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet)
Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)
Concrete, Silicone, Chocolate, Jello, Resin, Ice, Foam, Jesmonite, Plaster.
The Makyu FormBox comes with the following:
- Makyu FormBox Desktop Vacuum Former
- 20 Transparent PET Cast Sheets
- 20 Opaque White Polystyrene Form Sheets
- 3 Starter Projects
- 1kg of casting material
- Universal vacuum adapter