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Engineering Education Scheme 2016

List of available equipment and notes (this list is not exhaustive - if there is something you need not on this list, please enquire):

  • Laser cutters (2 off)
    • Capable of cutting arcylic, laser-ply, laser-mdf, card and paper (not metals or other plastics, and not standard plywood or mdf). Both acrylic and laser ply are available for sale in the Dyson Centre.
    • The laser cutters will take a standard dxf file, which can be generated by many drawing packages, or examples can be downloaded from many websites.
  • Water jet cutter
    • Intended for cutting metals (in place of a metals cutting laser)
    • Please ask for details if you think this may be required.
  • 3D printers (5 off)
  • Soldering equipment is available in the Dyson Centre and also the Electrical and Information Engineering Teaching Lab (EIETL).
  • Wireless Internet Access will be available on your own laptop or mobile device using a password which you will be given on your arrival.
  • Voltage supplies, oscilloscopes, etc are available in the EIETL and also some equipment is available in the Dyson Centre on the electrical benches.
  • Sheet metalworking machinery is available in the Dyson Centre.


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