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areas:vacuumformer [2017/08/16 19:16]
wildapricot-campbell_timothy [Authorized / Signed Off Users]
areas:vacuumformer [2017/12/07 17:14] (current)
wildapricot-campbell_timothy [Training, Rules, and Etiquette]
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-====== Vacuum Former ======+====== Vacuum Forming Area ====== 
-===== Trainers =====+{{:equipment:vac2former.jpg?1000|}} 
 +===== Area Champion =====
 [[members:TimothyCampbell|Tim Campbell]] [[members:TimothyCampbell|Tim Campbell]]
-===== Rules and Etiquette ===== +===== Training, Rulesand Etiquette ===== 
-Plasticlike metalcan get searing hotbut still look like it's room temp. If your plastic is sagging under the heat elementdon't touch it.+ 
 +In order to use the vacuum formermembers must be signed off by an area champion after completing training. Training classes take place at least once per month (usually twicedepending on member interest)immediately following the 7pm public meeting. If you would like to schedule a training sessionplease email the primary Area Champion with the subject line "Vacuum Former Training." The trainer will make an effort to work with your schedule. 
 +Training Classes: 
 +  *Costs $5.00 
 +  * Typically take <30 minutes
 Don't break anything, please. Don't break anything, please.
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 [[areas/vacuumformer/approvedusers|Approved Users List]] [[areas/vacuumformer/approvedusers|Approved Users List]]
-Kathy Hughett\\  
-[[Members/JonHughett|Jon Hughett]]\\  
-Megan Colby\\  
-Tom Klein\\  
 ===== Machines ===== ===== Machines =====
-  * {{:equipment:vac2former.jpg?100|}}[[Equipment/VacuumFormer2|Large, Green Vacuum Former]] +  * [[Equipment/VacuumFormer2|Large, Green Vacuum Former]] 
-===== FAQs / Howtos / Materials settings =====+===== Setup and Operation ===== 
 +The heating elements on the vacuum former reach >150° Centigrade (about 300° Fahrenheit). Although it is safe to briefly touch the plastic while it is at temperature, I do not recommend that you touch it for more than a second at a time. 
 +===== FAQs =====
 +**"What kind of materials can you use?"**
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