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The Metalworking Area is primarily for working on metalworking projects; it can also be used for working with plastics. It is looked after by the [[Team:Metalworking|Metalworking team]].
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==Tools and equipment==
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{{tools}} Tools available in this area include:
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*[[Bridgeport Mill]]
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*[[Myford Lathe]]
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A list of tools with wiki pages is available here:
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[[:Category:Tools and Equipment in Metalworking Area|Tools and Equipment in Metalworking Area]]
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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.
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==Important notes==
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Tools in this area should always be returned to the area after use.
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==Safety==
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A lot of the machines in this area are dangerous with the potential to cause significant harm. Your safety is your own responsibility.
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When working with heavy equipment such as Machine Vices or large projects, Steel toe cap boots are recommended but not required.
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When using machines that have spinning parts:
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*Remove loose clothing, necklaces or lanyards
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*Do not wear gloves or long sleeves
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*Protect your eyes with safety glasses
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Other equipment such as the Welders require:
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*Welding Mask
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*Welders Gloves
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==Availability==
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{{open}} This area, or the tools in it does not require booking and can not be booked.
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==Materials and consumables==
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There are E materials in the sub-location F.
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Replacement Gs are in the sub-location H.
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==Cleaning and maintenance==
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Always leave the area as you would like to find it. Build time into your schedule for cleaning up.
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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]].
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Once a month the tools are checked and maintenance carried out as required.
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==Problems and issues==
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{{quest}} 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.
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The current issues and things not working in this area are as follows.
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*[[Startrite Bandsaw]] - Blade Needs replacing - March 2019
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==Tasks that currently need doing==
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==Future plans==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Power#MetalWorking|Power]]
 
* [[Power#MetalWorking|Power]]
  
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Revision as of 23:59, 3 March 2019

Metalworking Area
Location Metalworking.jpeg
Intended Use Working on Metalworking projects
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Model {{{model}}}
Team Metalworking
Floor Upstairs
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Floorplan - Metalworking.png
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The Metalworking Area is primarily for working on metalworking projects; it can also be used for working with plastics. It is looked after by the Metalworking team.

Tools and equipment

question Tools available in this area include:

A list of tools with wiki pages is available here: Tools and Equipment in Metalworking Area

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.

Safety

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

Availability

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

Materials and consumables

There are E materials in the sub-location F. Replacement Gs are in the sub-location H.

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.

Once a month the tools are checked and maintenance 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.


Tasks that currently need doing

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Future plans

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See also


Locations
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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