Lyle® FM-Series

Thermoformers

EFFICIENCY, SPEED AND RELIABILITY IN A VERSATILE CONTINUOUS THERMOFORMER

The FM-Series offers high speed, economical and reliable performance with an infinite array of options for a variety of forming applications. Two moving platens (top and bottom) guided on precision linear bearings allow parts to be formed up or down as required, optimizing material distribution and part weight reduction. The FM-Series features powerful and precise servo platen drives and is available in a wide range of sizes and configurations including shallow or deep draw.

  • Versatile, Precise Controls – standard with Informer™ series Mitsubishi control system
  • Heavy-Duty Design – up to 150 tons of holding force when compressing material up to 0.030″ thick
  • Versatility – ability to control machine speed, combined with deep draw capabilities, make this machine one of the most versatile on the market
  • Top or Bottom Servo Plug Drive
  • Quick-Change Tool Package
  • Servo Valve Package
  • Servo Head Adjust
  • Servo Oven Positioning
  • Servo Rail Adjustment
  • Deep Draw Capabilities
  • Vacuum Pulse Process
  • Sheet Edge Pre-Heaters
  • Clamshell Oven
  • Extruder Synchronization
  • UL, CE, CSA & HSE Approvals
  • International Voltages Available
130FM 140FM 152FM 165FM
Maximum Mold Size (Width x Length) 30" X 36" 762mm x 914mm 40" x 42" 1016mm x 1067mm 52" x 56" 1321mm x 1422mm 65" x 70" 1651mm x 1778mm
Platen Stroke - Top / Bottom* 7" / 7" 178mm / 178mm 9" / 9" 229mm / 229mm 9" / 9" 229mm / 229mm 9" / 9" 229mm / 229mm
Sheet Width 33" 838mm 43" 1092mm 55" 1397mm 68" 1727mm
Oven Three stops or four stops top and Four stops or five stops top and bottom Four stops or five stops top and bottom Four stops or five stops top and bottom
Air Consumption @ 80 psi† 1.00 scfm 1.00 scfm 1.00 scfm 1.00 scfm
Sequential Cycle Control Integrated Mitsubishi PLC / Drives Integrated Mitsubishi PLC / Drives Integrated Mitsubishi PLC / Drives Integrated Mitsubishi PLC / Drives
*Deep draw configurations available
†Air consumption does not include tooling functions