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 … More The Time Traveller
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 … More Manufacturing Processes – Metal Casting – Is it really worth it?
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 … More Manufacturing Processes – Injection Moulding
This week we were given a lecture on the manufacturing processes of ‘Sheet Metal Fabrication’. Within this lecture we learnt about all of the different ways in which you could produce different parts of a design through sheet fabrication. I found this very interesting as we were being told that for the BBC Project we … More Manufacturing Processes -Sheet Metal Fabrication
This week we were given a lecture on the manufacturing process known as ‘Extrusion’. This lecture was given by Paul Wilgeroth who explained to us that this year we will be taught all about the manufacturing processes of materials which will help us become a more rounded designer in the future. When I heard this … More Manufacturing Processes – Extrusion