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Fabrication Studio: Metal Shop

Overview

The Metal Shop (Room 122) is a well-equipped space that provides students with the facilities and equipment required to carry out the processes involved in metal fabrication, including:

  • Sheet metal forming, breaking, rolling
  • Hot and cold bending
  • Sand blasting
  • Welding (tig, mig, stick, spot, oxy/acetylene)
  • Tube bending
  • Surface finishing
  • Cutting (abrasive saw, cold saw, band saw, shear, plasma cutter, oxy/acetylene)
  • Machining
  • Forging
  • Drilling

Materials

The following materials are readily available for students to purchase:

  • Plate steel
  • Sheet steel (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, galvanized steel, tin plated)
  • Perforated sheet steel in various patterns
  • Angle iron
  • Round bar (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass)
  • Square bar (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass)
  • Flat bar (aluminum)
  • Round tube (aluminum, stainless steel)
  • Square tube (aluminum)
  • Rectangular tube

See the Buying Materials page for purchasing details.

Schedule

The Metal Shop is now closed for summer.

Studio schedules are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information, please check studio doors.

Contact

Josh Avery
Technician
416-977-6000, Ext. 272
Office: 122a
javery@faculty.ocadu.ca