Formech’s 300XQ is the world’s leading vacuum forming machine for education and product design.
Four heating zones and quartz heaters provides rapid heat response with a greater range of control to form challenging shapes and materials.
Easy to use and highly versatile the 300XQ can adapt to a wide range of applications with class-leading power and efficiency
Quartz Heaters with Variable Standby
Quartz heaters have the benefit of a rapid response and high efficiency resulting in time and energy savings.
4 Independently Controllable Heating Zones
Four heating zones and quartz heaters provide rapid heat response with a greater range of control to form challenging shapes and materials
Mechanical interlock prevents table being raised whilst heaters are in forward position (all desktop machines).
Vacuum & Release
After the formed part has cooled, air is forced between the mould and the sheet to help it release.
A visual indication of consistent vacuum pressure being applied (pressure in Hg / bar).
Digital timer with programmable countdown and audible alarm helps achieve consistent cycle times.
Forming area (mm/inches)
430 x 280mm / 17 x 11"
Sheet Size (mm/inches)
450 x 300mm / 18 x 12"
Max depth of draw
160mm / 7"
Max Material Thickness
*6mm / 0.25"
639mm / 25.2"
525mm / 20.7"
986mm / 38.8"
75kg / 165lbs
Single Phase Power Requirements
Europe - 3 Phase Power Requirements
USA - 3 Phase Power Requirements
Reduces forming area to utilise smaller sheets of material and minimise wastage. Standard or custom size.
A dedicated white trolley with locking wheels and convenient storage for plastics sheet.
Reel Feed Unit
Assembly to hold reel materials. Suitable for the Formech 300XQ, 508DT, 508FS and 686.
Starter Pack of Plastic
Cut to size
Spare parts kit
A consumable parts kit typically including seals, elements, filter, fuses, toggle clamps.