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Vacuum Former

66 Fifth Ave, N204   •   Mon-Fri: 9am-10pm, Sat-Sun: 11am-7pm
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

This facility will be closed until further notice. For the latest and most comprehensive information from The New School, visit For the latest from the Making Center, see

Vacuum forming is a simplified version of thermoforming, where a sheet of plastic is heated to forming temperature, stretched onto a single-surface mold, and forced against the mold by a vacuum.