Mr Andy Simpson

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  • Qualifications:BEng (Hons) Aerospace Manufacturing Systems
  • Position:Technical Instructor : Digital Fabrication and Fabrication
  • Department:ACE - Art and Design
  • Telephone:+4411732 84005

About me

My working hours are:
Monday to Thursday  9.30 to 5.00pm
Friday  9.30am to 4.30pm
Lunch is 12.30pm to 1.30pm

My working pattern is as follows:
Monday, Wednesday morning and Friday - Digital Fabrication, based in 0C28 to discuss 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, 3D Machining (CNC), Airbrush and 3D Model finishing techniques

Tuesday & Thursday - Fabrication, based in 0D008 to discuss Plastic and Metal Working Skills, Welding (Mig, Tig & Spot), Plasma Cutting, Sand Casting Aluminium, Pewter and Bronze, Forge Working, Oxy-Acetylene Brazing, Sheet-Metalwork, PVC Sheet Welding, Plastic Working, Spray Can Surface Preparation and Painting..

Area of expertise

3D Printing: Setup and Finishing, 3D Model Making with Rhino, 3D Scanning (Small Scale, Body Scanning), 3D Machining (CNC) Routing and Milling Systems and Software, Modelmaking Skills and Materials, Fabrication Materials, Metals and Plastic, Plastics Joining and Shaping Techniques, Metalworking: Hand Tools, Machines & Cold Process, Metalworking: Forging, Casting & Hot Process, Welding Techniques: MIG, TIG, Stick & Spot, Brazing and Soldering, Plastics Forming and Process, Woodworking: Hand Tools, Machines and Process, Sand Blasting Skills and Techniques, Mold-Making for Glass or Aluminium Casting, Using Spray Paints and Spray Systems. Electronics Soldering, Risk Management, COSHH (Chemical) Controls, 


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