Plastic thermoforming advantages

Plastic thermoforming method in comparison

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Why thermoforming is your problem solver

Low costs

Compared to injection molding or other processes, thermoforming of plastic allows us to keep tooling costs low.

Plastic thermoforming with ALDINGER INDUSTRIES means reduced prices for you regardless of whether prototype production or high volume.

Fast manufacturing time

Compared to other processes such as GRP molding or rotational molding, the production time is reduced by a considerable amount.

We can also react quickly in the event of short-term changes in series production.

The many possibilities of our thermoforming process

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Unique characteristics

What makes our parts exceptional.

Finishing

Realize parts such as carbon look, wood decor, or individual designs.

Durability

Produce resilient parts that are scratch-resistant and meet strict fire safety requirements.

Chemical resistance

Use special cleaning and disinfecting products on your molded parts.

Haptics

Get surfaces that are not only smooth but also haptically modified if needed.

Plastic and metal

Provide us with your plastic or metal requirements, as we can handle either.

Cleanability

Clean surfaces of parts effortlessly that, for example, have been soiled by markers or liquids.

Excellent parts that leave nothing to be desired

Decades of experience in plastic thermoforming.

Parts for the most diverse areas

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Thermofoming compared to injection molding

Thermoforming vs. injection molding

Thermoforming vs. GFRP

Thermoforming compared to GFRP
Thermoformed workpiece in silver

Thermoforming vs. rotational molding

ISO qualified

We are ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9001:2018 qualified and live quality in all areas of our business.

Therefore, we ensure our product quality by fully meeting the requirements from DIN ISO 9001:2015 & DIN ISO 9001:2018.

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Eco-friendly production

To cope with the change, we greatly emphasize a more sustainable production.

For instance, we produce our electricity and recycle our waste.

We tailor our products to your needs

What you can expect from working with ALDINGER INDUSTRIES.

All-in-one solution

Assemble the finished thermoformed part into complete modules, all from one supplier.

Variety of materials

Order thermoformed parts made of plastic and modules made of metal, GFK, and much more.

Unlimited scalability

Produce without limitations: from prototypes to mass-produced parts.

High quality

Get high-quality parts thanks to decades of experience, backed up by ISO certifications.

Selectable surfaces

Obtain parts with a wide variety of surfaces and designs, according to your requirements.

Fast results

Fulfill your urgent orders in the fastest possible time.

Need more information about thermoforming?

Frequently asked questions and answers about advantages of thermoforming.

ALDINGER INDUSTIRES is able to produce any kind of aircraft, bus, train, logistics, heating and sanitary components.  Due to an excellent price-performance ratio, plastic components have very great advantages. On the one hand, they are resistant to chemicals and water, impact resistant and thus have a long service life. Due to low tooling costs, components are economically very attractive even with smaller quantities. In addition, the components are usually lighter than alternatively manufactured parts made of injection molding, thus the total weight of the equipment or the end product is lower, which is becoming increasingly relevant for transport, assembly, installation and application.

Roughly, the thermoforming process can be divided into four steps, the requirements depending on the project: 

  • Heating the plastic
  • Forming plastic
  • Demold plastic
  • Allow plastic to cool

A wide variety of plastics can be used, including: 

  • PS (polystyrene)
  • ABS plastic (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene plastic)
  • PC (polycarbonate)
  • PMMA & PET (polymethyl methacrylate)
  • PE (polyethylene) & PP (polypropylene)

The application areas for thermoforming can be used in a wide variety of fields and industries. 

Deep-drawn plastic parts are used in aircraft production, in train and bus transport, in the transport and logistics industry, for interior and exterior trim in mechanical and plant engineering, and in the automotive sector (e.g. for caravans).

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