Mayku Mayku FormBox Desktop Vacuum Former
The Mayku FormBox Vacuum Former is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to quickly create shapes and molds out of thin plastic and fill them with concrete, plaster, resin, soap, ice, or chocolate. With this tool, you can produce as many multi-use molds and lasting objects as you want, giving you complete control over your design.
- Vacuum forms shapes
- Create multiple molds
- Use different materials
Using the Mayku FormBox Vacuum Former is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
With the FormBox, you can start mass-producing as many awesome designs as you want.
First, you'll need a shape. You can find a shape you like, sculpt a form, or 3D print the perfect shape.
Form shapes with ease on the Mayku Formbox Vacuum Former
Next, you'll vacuum form a sheet of thin plastic (PETG or polystyrene) over that shape using the FormBox, leaving you with a plastic mold of the shape; a three-dimensional profile that can be used in countless ways. The clear PETG sheets are great for multi-use molds for a variety of materials. Polystyrene sheets help create lasting objects that can enhance your designs.
Now you're ready to start using your mold!
Choosing between what sheets to use for your project
Form Sheets | 0.5MM / 30 Pack - Polystyrene opaque sheets, versatile, great for packaging, prototyping, and creative projects.
Cast Sheets | 0.5MM / 30 Pack - PETG transparent food-safe, great for making food molds
Flex Sheets | 1.0MM / 15 Pack - Flexible transparent material, perfect for molds with undercuts or getting finer details
Resin Sheets | 1.5MM / 20 Pack - Translucent, milky coloured sheets, designed for making custom molds for casting resin (heat shield is essential accessory when working with resin sheets on the FormBox)
Fill your final Vacuum formed sheet with anything from concrete to chocolate!
Fill your newly created design with concrete, plaster, resin, soap, ice or chocolate to create as many of that shape as you want! Once you have a physical object, you can change the design without sending anything to a factory or a third party for revisions - all the power of creating is in your hands.
Save Time & Money On Outsourcing and Turn-Around
So whether you're a small business owner, an Etsy shop creator, or just want a versatile tool for your new ideas, the Mayku FormBox can help make your designs a reality without having to outsource vacuum forming to another company. Save time and money with the FormBox.
A range of materials to cast with:
Case Studies with the Mayku FormBox
Here are some really awesome things people have been making with their Mayku FormBox, click to download articles below.
What's in the box?
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
- Mayku 2 year extended warranty
Designed to be used with Any vacuum cleaner under 2000 watts
The Mayku team designed a adapter that enables the Mayku FormBox to be used with any vacuum cleaner under 2000 watts. Here’s a handy tip - even if your vacuum adaptor is on an angle and doesn’t look like it should fit, it will! Just push it in so it’s nice and snug.
Mayku Formbox Specifications
- Height: 315mm (12.4 inches)
- Length (with handles): 466mm (18.3 inches)
- Width: 274mm (10.8 inches)
- Forming bed: 200 x 200mm (7.9 x 7.9 inches)
- Draw depth: 130mm (5.1 inches)
- Weight: 13kg (28.7lbs)
- Recommended Operating Temperature: 15-30oC; Humidity: 30-50% RH
Recommended Storage Temperature: 10-35oC; Humidity: 20-90% RH
- The temperature range of the built-in ceramic heater is 160oC - 340oC.