Equipment

The Innovation Factory offers a range of product development, manufacturing, robotics and visualisation equipment all on an open access basis. These can be hired on a Pay-As-You-Go basis or as part of an annual membership. 

We have technical and supervisory support available to provide guidance and advice regarding projects and equipment use. 


To find out more about our Membership Packages please click here.
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Specialist Equipment

Digital Router

The Digital Router offers a flexible, automated solution for your manufacturing needs. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Masonry Casting Press

The Masonry Casting Press is the answer for those seeking flexible, low cost manufacturing of quality masonry and concrete products. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Pilot Insulation Line

The Pilot Insulation Line provides the opportunity to comfortably prototype and develop new insulation products within a controlled environment. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Vacuum Press

Highly versatile large format vacuum press for timber, plastic, metal, hybrid and composite beams, panels and components. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Offsite Manufacturing

Offsite Manufacturing Cell

This piece of equipment enables a single operative to complete a range of timber framing processes within a single station. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Robotics

Collaborative Robot

A 7 axis collaborative robot designed to execute tasks that have been impractical to automate with traditional industrial robots. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Industrial Robot

Providing high performance automation our Industrial Robot creates a flexible solution for your manufacturing needs. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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3D Technology

Handheld 3D Scanner

Our Handheld 3D scanner captures real world data to convert into a digital 3D model. For more information and to book this equipment, please click the link below.

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Multi-Material 3D Printer

Our large-format Multi-material 3D printer offers an industrial scale build volume; meaning you can create 3D models faster and larger. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Virtual & Augmented Reality Equipment

Augmented Reality Headset

Interacting with holograms in mixed reality enables you to visualise and work with digital content as part of the real world. For more information and to book this equipment, please click the link below.

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Virtual Reality Headset

Our VR headset offers users the opportunity to experience fully immersive environments. For more information and to book this equipment, please click the link below.

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Enabling Equipment

4 Edge Timber Planer

Our 4 Edge Timber Planer utilises the latest technology to quickly and accurately plane timber beams. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Manual Assembly Table

Highly versatile construction table for manual manufacture and assembly of timber, plastic, metal, hybrid and composite beams, panels, sub-assemblies and frame components. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Optimising Saw

Our Optimising Saw offers efficient measuring, cutting and marking of timber members. For more information and to book this machine, please click the link below.

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Business support

CSIC may be able to support your technical innovation project in a wide range of other ways.