Metal Former

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Metal Former
Metal Former ig.png
Grid Metal Former.png
Type Machine
Tool Grid Wrench.png
Armor rating {{{armorrating}}}
Damage {{{damage}}}
Durability {{{durability}}}
Mining level {{{mininglevel}}}
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Danger {{{danger}}}
Protection {{{protection}}}
Storage {{{storageslots}}}
Liquid Storage {{{lstorage}}} mB
Previous tier {{{prevtier}}}
Next tier {{{nexttier}}}
Energy Consumption
Max EU Input 32 EU/t (LV)
EU Use 10 EU/t
EU Per Operation 2000 EU
EU Storage 4000 EU
EU Production {{{eu_produce}}} EU/t
Max EU Output {{{maxout}}}
Max Heat Input {{{maxhu}}} HU/t
Heat Use {{{hu_use}}} HU/t
Heat Production {{{hu_produce}}} HU/t
Max Kinetic Input {{{maxku}}} KU/t
Kinetic Use {{{ku_use}}} KU/t
Kinetic Production {{{ku_produce}}} KU/t
Technical Details
Operation Length 10 Seconds
UU Cost {{{uu_cost}}}
First appearance {{{firstappearance}}}
Last appearance {{{lastappearance}}}
ID IC2:te@55
Flow Speed {{{fluidspeed}}} m/s
Player Speed {{{movespeed}}}

The Metal Former is a machine which is responsible for the vast majority of metal shaping in IC² - turning metal ingots into other things (and those other things into additional other things, sometimes).


Grid Tool Box.png
Grid Coil.png
Grid Electronic Circuit.png
Grid Machine.png
Grid Coil.png

Grid Tool Box.png
Grid Coil.png
Grid Metal Former.png


The Metal Former has 3 modes, toggled by clicking the button underneath the progress bar. The button's icon will change to indicate the active mode.

Empty Cell (1.7.10)

In versions after 1.7.10, the Empty Cell was replaced by the Universal Fluid Cell; but in versions 1.7.10 and prior, the Empty Cell recipe is as follows

Tin Plate

Empty Cell

Empty Cell

Empty Cell