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Equipment list

This is a partial list of the equipment we have available for members to use:

Digital/Electronic devices

  • HP DesignJet 450C Large format printer/plotter (841mm wide x up to 45000mm!!)
  • HP A3 inkjet printer/scanner
  • Epson A4 inkjet/scanner
  • Labelling machine
  • K40 Laser Cutter
  • Wanhao Duplicator i3 3D printer
  • 2x CTC MakerBot clone 3D printers
  • 5 x Laptop computers
  • Presentation projector
  • 2 x PC Servers
  • Raspberry Pi v1 x10
  • Various old desktop computers for projects
  • 10x flat-panel monitors
  • 5 x Arduino compatible boards with various electronic devices

Electronics tools

  • 3 Current limited bench power supplies
  • Sound/wave generators
  • Educational digital electronics kits
  • 4 Oscilliscopes
  • Digital multi-meter
  • Various soldering irons and accessories
  • Soldering heat gun

Benches and tables

  • 2x mobile trolley-benches: for 3D printer and CNC
  • 1x mobile tool rack
  • 5 x folding tables
  • Metalwork bench with 3" vise
  • Pallet bench with 5" vice
  • 2x round work tables
  • 2x office desks
  • 1x long office desk
  • Black&Decker Workmate
  • Four weel trolley

Manual hand tools

  • Assorted screw drivers
  • Allen key set
  • Torx key set
  • Scalpel set
  • HSS drill bits
  • Brad wood drill bits
  • Countersink and graduated drill bits
  • Assorted claw hammers
  • 3Lb lump hammers
  • Assorted cold chiesels
  • Carpenter's chiesels
  • Manual carpenter's rip saws
  • Rasps and surforms
  • Hacksaws - full size and junior
  • Assorted pliers, nippers and cutters
  • Metal files - flat, half round, round, square
  • Woodworking tools including planes and beading formers
  • Wooden handled screwdrivers
  • Knitting machine
  • Hand tools - screwdrivers, pliers etc.
  • Art brushes, easels, paints, etc.

Manual table-top tools

  • 1050mm Rota-Trim paper cutter

Cordless electric hand tools

  • Cordless 18v drill

Corded electric hand tools

  • Small 12V drill + bits and grinders
  • Dremel drill/grinder
  • Handheld circular saw
  • Handheld sabre Saw
  • Handheld router
  • Glue guns + glue sticks
  • 1x round faced orbital sander
  • 2x detail orbital sanders
  • 2x Electric drills
  • Angle grinder

Free-standing electric tools

  • Shrubbery chipper (for grinding plastic)

Electric bench/table top tools

  • Drill press
  • Scroll saw
  • Table saw
  • Mitre saw
  • Disc sander
  • Polishing/buffing wheels
  • Workshop vacuum/blower
  • Air brush + compressor
  • Sewing machine
  • Dual buffing machine
  • Table router
  • Clean bench
  • Work tables

Cleaning tools

  • 2x vacuum cleaners
  • Soft Brooms
  • Yard brush
  • Dustpan & brush
  • Long handle dustpan

Wish list

We can dream... and sometimes, our dreams come true - for instance, thank you to 3D Printz for the Wanhao Duplicator i3! Equipment and materials we would like to have includes, in no particular order:

  • A new space where we can spread out and get better organised
  • Decent temperature controlled soldering irons
  • Plastic extrusion auger (to turn shredded plastics into useful filament or materials)
  • Lockers/project storage
  • Broadband internet access
  • Water chiller unit for K40 laser cutter
  • USB microscope
  • Offcuts and scrap materials for making/re-purposing
  • Welding mask and clamps
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But if you have something you think we might find of use, please do get in touch! It doesn't have to be new or even fully working - we love a fix-up project!