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Composites Workshops and Wet Layup Laboratory

These facilities give students experience of skills relevant to the mechanical and aerospace industry.

This area is for ‘wet layup’ of composite materials, including; Fibreglass, Carbon Fibre, and Aramid Fibres. It includes a cutting table for cutting of material to size, laminating tables for part production, and flammables lockers for storage of hazardous materials.

This lab also includes extraction benches for light trimming and sanding, as well as a spray booth for painting of small items.

Detailed Information

Kit List

  • Fibre matting cutting tables
  • Small chest freezer
  • Spray booth
  • Vacuum benches

Charges

9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Where possible and with prior arrangement, staff will work flexibly during the working day to accommodate specific support requirements which do not fit into the specified timetable.

Location

The Composites Workshops and Wet Layup Laboratory can be found in 20 of the Wharf Building

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