Thermoforming Plastic Materials HDPE HMWPE TPO PETG PVC ABS Polystyrene Polypropylene – Allied Plastics

Plastic Thermoforming Material Overview

Vacuum Forming a wide variety of Plastic Materials at Allied Plastics Custom Thermoforming

Thermoformer Experienced with a Wide Variety of Materials

Allied Plastics is experienced in Thermoforming a wide range of diverse Plastic Materials, such as HDPE, HMWPE , TPO, PETG, PVC, ABS, Polystyrene, Polyethylene and Polypropylene. Our eleven state-of-the-art Vacuum Forming machines can create Plastic parts and components that range up to 8 ft x 14 ft x 60”.  With the ability to manufacture Heavy Gauge Thermoplastic sheets, we typically deal with materials ranging in thickness from and between .060″ – .550″ gauge thick.


Specialty Materials for Custom Thermoform Projects

Allied Plastics engineering experts can match custom colors and custom textures for your Vacuum Formed components. Special Material requirements will be specified such as FDA approved medical and food Material, electrostatic discharge Material, and fire retardent Material. Though the volume of Materials Allied Plastics can work with is exceptional, it’s our engineers ability to help guide our customers to the right material for their specific job that enhances our full-service capabilities. Allied Plastics will always recommend the right Material for your Thermoforming project.

Thermoformed Plastic Material Options

  • HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)
  • HMWPE (High Molecular Weight Polyethylene)
  • TPO (Thermoplastic Olefin)
  • PETG (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
  • PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
  • ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • High gloss
  • Paint Film

Vacuum Forming Material Sheet Thickness

  • Heavy Gauge – 120 mils (0.120 inches or 3 mm) or greater
  • Medium Gauge –  between 60 mils (0.060 inches or 1.55 mm) and 120 mils (0.120 inches or 3 mm)

Sheet Dimensions for Vacuum Formed Materials

  • Up to 8 ft x 14 ft x 60 inches