Item No: CR248

CR Clarke Vacuum Former / Forming CR248, Max Sheet 1371 x 660mm

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Product Description

CR Clarke Vacuum Former / Forming CR248, Max Sheet 1371 x 660mm
CR Clarke Vacuum Forming Machine CR248 (1333x622mm Aperture size)

Our range of vacuum forming machines has been developed for high performance and low maintenance. The CR Clarke CR248 has a maximum sheet size of 1372 x 660mm, and a maximum mold height of 300mm. The machine is fitted with a 32 zone ceramic heater system for fast and uniform heating of the most demanding materials. The sealed lubrication rotary vane vacuum pump ensures quick evacuation and excellent molding definition, and all seals are produced from high temperature silicone for longevity.

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The platen, heater hood and clamp frame are pneumatically operated, with light curtain guarding ensuring operator safety. The machine is controlled via a panel mounted color touchscreen, and can be run in full load-to-unload automatic mode. For setting up and small batches, panel switches allow the machine to be used manually.

Video showing Manual Mode 242 model:

The control system of the CR248 incorporates a sheet leveling system to improve heating consistency, and cooling fans to speed part cooling. The control also has selectable heating time control strategies, which can improve part consistency through a production batch.

Video showing Auto Mode 242 model:

Reducing Plates are available in any size, allowing smaller sheet sizes to be processed.

Specifications and additional product information
  • Voltage: 400V 3 Phase 50-60Hz
  • Max Current: 16A 3 Phase 50-60Hz
  • Max Sheet Size: 54 x 26 in / 1371 x 660mm
  • Aperture Size: 52.5 x 24.5 in  /  1333 x 622mm
  • Max Mold Height: 12 in / 300mm
  • Dimensions: 73x71x71 in  /  1860 x 1800 x 1780mm
  • Weight: 1058 lbs / 480Kg
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