Model Making: Covid Measures

In response to the ongoing pandemic situation we are implementing measures to enable staff and students to utilise the School’s specialist technical resources in a safe, managed way. The details below relate specifically to the specialist facilities and must be read in conjunction with wider University and Campus guidelines detailed on the University Coronavirus Pages

Temporary Opening Times 

Monday – Tuesday: 10.30 – 17.30  

Wednesday: Closed – Staff member available remotely via email

Thursday – Friday: 10.30 – 17.30

Power for the machines will be switched off during lunch 13.00 – 14.00

General Access 

Use of the open benches and analogue machines by appointment only – no ‘walk-ups’. To maintain social distancing the capacity of the space has been limited to 7 students.

Book access in advance via Moodle: Click here

Digital Manufacture 

Submit all Laser cutting / CNC milling / 3D printing files via email, these will be processed by a staff member and can be collected from the designated collection point when advised – payments must be made via the Estore before collecting your object. 

Email files to: (ss9169w)

Please allow 1-3 days for your files to be processed. A staff member will confirm the time frame via email once your files have been submitted. 

Click the links below for file preparation and formatting guidance: 

3D Printing 

Laser Cutting & CNC Milling 

Making Advice & Guidance 

If you are not quite at the stage to start making but require materials or technical advice you can email the Workshop Manager: (ss9169w). If needed we can arrange a face-to-face session in the workshop or online via MS Teams

Detailed material and process resources can be found here: SwS Workshop Online

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