Earth Sciences Workshop

Equipment Type: Earth Sciences Workshop

The Earth Sciences Workshop is a Small Research Facility (S.R.F) with a number of different uses. We are able manufacture scientific equipment and consumables for the department, and others within the university. We can also manufacture equipment for other universities and organisations around the world.

Common tasks within the department include….

Precision machined components
Column racks
Column moulds
General plastic fabrication
Manufacture of consumables for experiments
Repairs to departmental equipment

Earth Sciences Workshop Facilities

Precision machining including: Manual Turning, Manual Milling, Surface Grinding, Radial Drilling
CNC Milling
CNC Turning
3D CAD/CAM Facilities Including: offline programming, CAD modelling, Creation of working drawings, Reverse engineering
Plastic fabrication, Acrylic, polycarbonate etc.
Welding and Fabrication: Guillotines, Sheet metal forming, bending, rolling, punching
Electronic and electrical projects/repairs
Material hardening
Bench fitting/ general assembly
Painting and plastic coating
Arranging outsourced work e.g. subcontracting

Contact Name: 
Jamie Long
Available for use/hire by external contacts