Compac Mini

Easy to operate and experiment with, Formech’s plug n’ play single zone compac mini is the perfect solution for hobbyists and first time users.

Incredibly compact and efficient with the latest quartz heaters, yet hugely capable and robust enough for professional use.

Formech’s interlocking feature prevents the table being raised whilst the heater is in the forward position ensuring safe operation for inexperienced operators. A digital timer with audible warning helps achieve consistent cycle times.


Quartz Heaters
Quartz heaters have the benefit of a rapid response and high efficiency resulting in time and energy savings.

Safety Interlock
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.

Vacuum Gauge
A visual indication of consistent vacuum pressure being applied (pressure in Hg / bar).

Digital Timer
Digital timer with programmable countdown and audible alarm helps achieve consistent cycle times.

Technical Specs

Forming area (mm/inches)
230 x 280mm / 9 x 11″
Sheet Size (mm/inches)
250 x 300mm / 10 x 12″
Max depth of draw
130mm / 5″
Max Material Thickness
4mm / 0.15″
Heating Zones
Heater type
440mm / 17.3″
425mm / 16.7″
835mm / 32.9″
33kg / 73lbs
Single Phase Power Requirements
Europe – 3 Phase Power Requirements
USA – 3 Phase Power Requirements
Power Consumption
Air Requirements


Reducing Windows
Reduces forming area to utilize smaller sheets of material and minimize wastage. Standard or custom size.

A dedicated white trolley with locking wheels and convenient storage for plastics sheet.

Starter Pack of Plastic
Spare parts kit
A consumable parts kit typically including seals, elements, filter, fuses, toggle clamps.