CR Clarke Vacuum Former 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.
See our 2 page data sheet under Video/Docs tab above.
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.