Bike Area

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Bike Area
Intended Use Working on Metalworking projects
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Team Metalworking
Floor Upstairs
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The 'Bike Area contains tools for fixing and hacking bikes. It also the place to temporally put

Tools and equipment

question Tools available in this area include:

There are many more tools, particularly metrology & hand tools, that are not listed on the wiki. If you are knowledgeable about something that isn't listed please consider creating a page for the tool.

Important notes

Tools in this area should always be returned to the area after use.


Guide.png  Please see Nottinghack Rules/Guide - Rule 0: Do Not Be On Fire

A lot of the machines in this area are dangerous with the potential to cause significant harm. Your safety is your own responsibility.

When working with heavy equipment such as Machine Vices or large projects, Steel toe cap boots are recommended but not required.

When using machines that have spinning parts:

  • Remove loose clothing, necklaces or lanyards
  • Do not wear gloves or long sleeves
  • Protect your eyes with safety glasses

Other equipment such as the Welders require:

  • Welding Mask
  • Welders Gloves


question This area, or the tools in it does not require booking and can not be booked.

Cleaning and maintenance

Always leave the area as you would like to find it. Build time into your schedule for cleaning up.

There is a shop vac in the area that can be used for removing swarf from large machines and the floor. For small cleaning jobs there is a dust pan and brush located on the wall above the Metalwork Area Tray Store.

The tools are checked regularly and maintenance is carried out as required.

Problems and issues

question If there is a problem in the Metalworking Area contact the Metalworking team. If a tool is broken or damaged, report it to the team.

The current issues and things not working in this area are as follows.


Contained within this area are sub locations. A full list of these can be found here: Sub-Locations of Bike Area

See also

Upstairs Comfy AreaStudioMembers StorageTextiles WorkshopKitchenToiletsWorkshopDusty AreaMetalworking AreaSpray BoothLaser AreaScreen Printing
Downstairs CNC AreaElectronics AreaBlue RoomTeam StorageMetalworking DownstairsMembers Storage DownstairsClassroomBike AreaMain CorridorCNC Corridor
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