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Thermoforming of sheet material, ready made or manufactured on site using the equipment identified under the Extrusion, can be carried out in the Centre using the following machines:

  • Custom-built laboratory plug assist pressure former;
  • C R Clarke 1820 Vacuum Former

The Centre is also equipped with a custom built biaxial tester which can be used to measure basic material properties and behaviour of sheet material under biaxial loading conditions.

Contact Information

Polymer Processing Research Centre
Queen's University Belfast
Ashby Building
Stranmillis Road
Belfast BT9 5AH

Tel: 028 90974700

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