Metal / Plastics

Students can enjoy discovering the possibilities of HKU's Metal / Plastics workspace, from drilling to welding and from forging to spray painting. There are plenty of options.

About Metal / Plastics workspace

There are lots of machines in the metalwork shop. They might look complicated to begin with, but you will soon find out how to use them.

In the Metal / Plastics workspace you can do the following:
  • Welding
  • Sheet metal working
  • Forging
  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Bending
  • Vacuum casting
  • Spray painting

If you have any questions, you can always ask the staff. They will be pleased to help you.


The metal and plastics workspaces are located at IBB-laan and Pastoe Fabriek. Curious to see how the workspaces look? And what you can make there? Then see below.