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Vacuum Formed Fridge Door

Vacuum Formed Fridge Door APHollings received an initial enquiry to produce fridge door fronts in acrylic capped ABS. These large fridges are to be used industrially in hot climates to keep antibiotics and other medicines at a safe temperature. The first stage of the process was to review the customer drawing and suggest revisions to [...]

Vacuum Forming FAQ

What is vacuum forming? How does vacuum forming work?. We answer your questions about vacuum forming and give you answers on this information page.

Lighting tower cover and service panels

A P Hollings were requested in early 2006 to attend meeting to discuss this project, from the information gathered, to complete a feasibility study to design and build fibreglass covers that would include service covers on two sides.

PU Wig Stands

The weighted neck stand had a steel base plate into which was mounted a centre mandrel, with exposed taper which located the headform. These metal components for overmoulding in the pu tool were made at APH.

Vacuum form tooling

Vacuum form tooling Revolutionary design of catering trolley, for which two complete fully functional prototypes were made by AP Hollings & Sons Ltd, had a feature that required a vacuum formed assembly. Within the trolley was a hot water urn, which had access via locked door to refill with water and recharge the integral battery. [...]

Vacuum Formed Dust Covers

Vacuum forming was suggested by APHollings to a premier supplier of music concert lighting control consoles, to produce hard dust covers. The client supplies consoles that fit into a large laptop sized bag, therefore the cover had to be close fitting. Within the design their logo was required to be included, to achieve this a CAD file was provided.

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