Machine shop

Usage arrangement

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

BOOKING

REQUIRED

Requirement
before usage

TECHNICIAN’s
SUPERVISION

Buddy system
requirement
  1. [For trained Members] Only students with machine workshop training recognized and endorsed by the InnoWing are allowed to enter and use the Machine shop.
  2. [Prior reservation] Working in the machine shop requires a prior reservation to ensure a healthy staff-to-student ratio in the work area. Reservation to use a particular machine can be sent to innowing[at]hku.hk, the technical manager will confirm/reject/propose alternative usage timeslot for each request.
  3. [Operate with technicians] Even a student is a recognized trained-user, he/she MUST work under the supervision of a technician competent in machining, as designated by signage of the Machine Shop.
Safety rules in machine shop

The following rules are recapped from the safety manual of Innovation Wing on Machinery Safety

  • All users of machinery must wear safety spectacles. Long hair and loose clothes (including scarves, ties, sleeves) must be carefully tied. Suitable personal protective equipment should be worn.
  • Working alone in using/operating any powered machinery with exposed high speed moving/rotating part(s) is prohibited.
  • Never put your hands/fingers or any part of your body near the moving parts or in the path of motion of machinery.
  • All machine guards must be inspected and maintained periodically to ensure it conforms to the relevant safety standard.
  • Only students with machine workshop training recognized and endorsed by the InnoWing are allowed to enter and use the Machine shop. Even a student is a recognized trained-user, he/she MUST work under the supervision of a technician competent in machining, as designated by signage of the Machine Shop.
  • Further guidelines on machinery safety can be viewed at¬†http://www.safety.hku.hk/homepage/pdf/MSG.pdf.
Schedule
Equipment in machine shop
  • Low-risk hand power tools
  • Medium-risk hand power tools
  • CNC milling machine
  • Lathe machine
  • Waterjet cutting machine
  • Spray paint stations
Low-risk hand tools/power tools

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

CHECK-IN-OUT
WITH STAFF

Requirement
before usage

WITH TRAINED 

MEMBERS

Buddy system
requirement
  • Trained members can borrow low-risk hand tools/power tools and use in the machine shop/makerspace/special project studios.
  • [Seto please give a list of low-risk hand tools/power tools that can be borrow to members (Can borrow outside the machine shop and use in makersapce in Inno Wing)
Medium-risk hand tools/power tools

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

CHECK-IN-OUT
WITH STAFF

Requirement
before usage

TECHNICIAN’s
SUPERVISION

Buddy system
requirement
  • [Seto please give a list of medium-risk hand tools/power tools that trained members can borrow and use within the machine shop only.
CNC milling machine

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

BOOKING

REQUIRED

Requirement
before usage

TECHNICIAN’s
SUPERVISION

Buddy system
requirement
Lathe machine

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

BOOKING

REQUIRED

Requirement
before usage

TECHNICIAN’s
SUPERVISION

Buddy system
requirement
Waterjet cutting machine

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

BOOKING

REQUIRED

Requirement
before usage

TECHNICIAN’s
SUPERVISION

Buddy system
requirement
Spray paint stations

FOR TRAINED
MEMBERS

Access
permission

BOOKING

REQUIRED

Requirement
before usage

WITH TRAINED
MEMBERS

Buddy system
requirement