Mayku FormBox Desktop Vacuum Former

$ 699.00

$ 699.00

Mayku FormBox Vacuum Former

Small package, big power


The FormBox has been crafted to fit perfectly into your maker studio or home workspace. Packing the power to create a factory finish in a matter of minutes.


The ceramic heater has a range of 160c to 340c, preparing your plastic to form whilst carefully placed fans keep the FormBox running cool.

A super fine mesh increases airflow to the 3D shape, placed on the bed, made from pressed steel for extra strength.


Precision control

There aren’t any mystery buttons or complicated settings. Simple means smart – and with the FormBox it’s never been easier to get the exact finish you want.







   Don’t get hot and bothered

  Just adjust the temperature for the material you’re using.



Simple by design





A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.



Make the perfect form

Universally compatible

We’ve included a universal adapter that enables the Mayku FormBox to work with any vacuum cleaner under 2000 watts.

























Ready and raring to go


Your FormBox comes with everything you need to get making straight away.





Height - 315 mm

(Length with Handles) - 466mm

Width - 274mm

Forming bed - 200mm x 200mm

Draw Depth - 130mm

Weight - 13kgs





We will ship the appropriate model based on your territory along with a plug adapter for your country. 110V and 240V are available.

Temp range of the built-in heater is 160C - 340C.



The metal can get quite hot, so to keep you safe, we’ve lined the front and back top edges next to the heater with two silicone strips.

We've also added supportive guide rails on each side of the ceramic heater for safety in transit.



A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.


A super fine mesh to increase airflow to the 3D shape, placed on the bed with a soft silicone edge.


A universal adaptor that enables the Mayku FormBox to work with any vacuum cleaner.




ABEC 5 bearings for smooth operation.
Silicone seals to create a perfect seal.
Pressed steel for extra strength.



The Mayku FormBox works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 - 1.5mm in thickness. Here are the technical terms:

PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds)

HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups)

ABS (The stuff lego is made from)

Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging)

Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles)

Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet)

Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)



Concrete, Silicone, Chocolate, Jello, Resin, Ice, Foam, Jesmonite, Plaster.

Extras included with every order

Free Lifetime Access

Free lifetime access to the Mayku Community Library, a resource of projects to make with your FormBox, share your creations and discuss ideas.

Maker Accessories

Your first FormBox maker projects, with pre-made shapes and materials to get you started, including a smartphone nightstand and candle holder.

Extra Sheets & Materials

30 sheets of molding materials to create your own designs right away and 500g of casting material so you can start molding right out of the box.

An Essential Part of Your Desktop Factory
The Mayku FormBox is a desktop Vacuum Former that brings your ideas to life. Rapidly create product prototypes with high quality finishes to show your clients your vision, in real life. Plug any vacuum cleaner into the FormBox and use its suction to kickstart your own desktop factory.

Works with a Standard Vacuum Cleaner
Plug any vacuum cleaner into the FormBox and use its suction to kickstart your own desktop factory. The FormBox works with any full-sized vacuum cleaner or shop-vac. The FormBox has an internal auto-vacuum system. Simply plug your vacuum cleaner into the port on the back, and the suction will start exactly when you need it - magical making.

The Perfect Partner for Your 3D Printer
Pioneer the future of desktop manufacturing. Partner the FormBox with your 3D printer to create professional batches of products from your studio. 3D print a design, then use that object as a form for the Mayku FormBox. The possibilities are unlimited! 


Meet the Mayku FormBox

A desktop vacuum former that brings your business to life. It works with any vacuum cleaner and a whole selection of different materials. Use it to make molds in minutes with no additional software or digital model manipulation needed. Seeing those big ideas come to life never seemed so simple.


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   Accelerate Your Making

    No more waiting. Speed up your process and see your products come alive. The Mayku FormBox is a simple, quick solution to developing your creations.







Turbocharge your 3D printer

As a perfect partner for your 3D printer, the Mayku FormBox offers you total power over the design and pace of production. Print one, mold 20 and start your production line from home.




Work with a world of materials

Experiment with materials to find the perfect design. From delicious chocolates to concrete candelabras. It’s your creation.


 Little FormBox, big potential

Unlike your soon to be created products, the FormBox wasn’t built overnight. We meticulously designed it to be the perfect size for your desktop. The simple design paired with a vacuum cleaner makes creating easier than ever.



Universal vacuum adaptor

Connect the Mayku FormBox using an adapter that fits any standard vacuum cleaner.

Auto-on off

When the trays are pulled down, an automatic trigger will turn on the suction of your connected vacuum cleaner.


A timer is activated after the plastic has been inserted and the temperature set. The built-in speakers will alert you when the plastic is ready to be formed.

Heat control

A 200w ceramic heater with a range of 160c to 340c, and a dial to precisely set the correct temperature for your plastic to form.

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