Workshop Equipment

All machinery in the workshop is colour coded to indicate the level of its risk. Make sure you have completed the online Workshop Health & Safety induction before using any of the tools/machines listed below.

Moddle course: Stockwell Street Workshop Induction-NB0627


There are 5 workshop risk categories: W1 – W5

W1 – covers general health & Safety and best practice in the space


GREEN – W2

Low risk: These can be used anytime the workshop is open. 1st use following an induction must be under direct supervision from a staff member or staff assistant

Hot Wire Cutter

Strip Heater 

Vacuum Former

Spray Booth/FumeCab

Soldering irons

Eccentric Sander

Hot Glue Gun

Handtools 

Low Risk Power Tools – Drill & Domino Jointer 

Heat Gun 

Bag Press 

Sheet Metal Cutter


ORANGE – W3

Medium risk – Can only be used when a full time staff member is present in the space. 1st use following an induction must be under direct supervision from a staff member or staff assistant   

Pillar Drill

Spindle Sander

Disc Sander(s)

Scroll Saw

Bandsaw(s)

Edge Sander 

Medium Risk Power Tools – Metal Bandsaw, Jigsaw, Router, Nail Gun


RED – W4

High risk –Induction only for staff members, workshop staff assistants and final year students who the workshop manager deems experienced and capable enough to use the Table Saw. Can only be used when a full time staff member is present

Table Saw


BLUE – W5

Bookable paid for machines. All student receive a face to face induction on the Laser Cutters. Inductions for all other machines are at the discretion of workshop staff members. 1st use following an induction must be under direct supervision from a staff member or staff assistant .

Laser Cutters 

3 Axis CNC Router 

FDM Printers

SLA Printers

FormWash & FormCure 

Binder Jetting Powder Printer 

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