The Columbus range of vacuum presses are designed for pressing and forming sheet materials using shaped formers. The 3 most popular machines are the Combitherm, Vacuplus and Vacuform. There are various adaptations to these but there field of application is as follows:
Combitherm: Solid surface materials, thermoforming materials, conventional materials, principally all commercial adhesives can be used.
Vacuplus: All commercially available veneers, decorative laminates, PVC, PET, ABS. Principally all commercial adhesives can be used.
Vacuform: As Vacuplus
Options are available for different applications including the pressing and bending of acrylics. The introduction of additions such as heating hoods can enhance the pressing time to give a flexible system for most applications.
Specification & Option Tables