Facilities

To give our students the best possible learning experience, we’ve invested heavily in the facilities on offer. With valuable support from our employer partners, we can offer some of the most cutting-edge equipment used in the workplace. From 3D printers to band saws and pillar drills, each workshop is equipped with a variety of multi-use machine tools and hand tools.

Across our specialist workshops you’ll find the following equipment:

  • Labstation PCB 500S Manufacture
  • Electronics work benches – including soldering, compressed air lines and fume extraction
  • Denford Vertical CNC Router with 4th axis rotary fixture
  • CNC Lathe Turn 270 Pro fitted with 8 Station Turret
  • Milling Machine VMC 1300 CNC & software
  • Spirit LS 40W Laser cutter
  • Chip Forge/Brazing DS430S
  • Crucible Furnace CM450PB
  • 2 x WM-20 milling machine + power feeds
  • 3 x lathe GH1440 1000mm 3Phase
  • CNC Plasma Cutter Swift Cut 84
  • 24 x high spec twin screen CAD PCs
  • Roland vinyl cutter plotter
  • Roland 3D Scanner
  • Bagpress Framepress for laminating timbers
  • Plastics Thermoforming Centre 911 for injection moulding, plastic welding, blow moulding and vacuum forming
  • Mig Welder, spot welder and arc welder
  • Plasma Cutter 40amp with torch
  • ProJet 1500 Personal Colour 3D printer & 6 x Denford UP! 3D printers
  • Sublimation Printer Set
  • XYZ 710VMC industrial CNC mill
  • XYZ Compact turner 52 LTY industrial CNC lathe