UNSW Making

Thermoplastics Badge

Individual Training in the plastics / polymers room at the Design Futures Lab

Thermoplastics Badge image

Learn safety procedures and practical skills on the machines in the Polymers Lab. This badge training session is assessed and if you are deemed competent you will receive your Thermoplastics Badge.

Pre-requisite Badge/s

  1. Makerspace Safety Induction Badge (MS)

Machine Access

Once you have learnt this badge you will be granted access to the following machines:

  • Hot Wire Strip Heater / bender
  • Hydraulic Sheet Press
  • Injection Moulder
  • Oven
  • Shredder
  • Vacuum Forming Machines
Online Module
Safe Work Procedure (SWP)

Please read the Safe Work Procedures document at the link below. You may be asked to enter your zID and zPass to access the document. Instructions for use are in the tab 'SWP Steps'. Then check the declaration below on this page and press 'Submit'.

Click here to Read
Practical Module
Badge Training (Individual)