The Time Traveller

I feel as though my time at university is going by far too quickly. It is again that time of year.   Prior to beginning the second year I had it in my mind that it would be the worst of the three years, this due to comments from those who had experienced the second …

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Manufacturing Processes – Metal Casting – Is it really worth it?

Oh look! another Manufacturing Process. This week we took a look at metal casting and the different possibilities it has when making things, this process was more exciting for me to learn as I have always been interested in casting something and with sand casting it is more than possible to do so even in …

Manufacturing Processes – Injection Moulding

Another Lecture. Another Manufacturing Process. This week we discussed the process of Injection Moulding, this is used to make products from remote controls to casings for machinery. I learnt a lot from this lecture, I learnt of the advantages and disadvantages for this process, which materials were best suitable and how critical it is for …