Work Experience Placement at Cranfield, Feb 2014

Micheala Chan, a student from the Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School in Aylesbury studying A-levels spent a week at Cranfield in February 2014 undertaking work experience within the Centre.

Activities she undertook included operating and simple programming of the Kern micro milling machine, general engineering, diamond turning, how to read detailed drawings (geometric tolerance and dimensioning), operating co-ordinate measuring machines and writing simple metrology programs for different components, with both tactile capability and vision system.

Masters group project students from within the Centre spent time with her working on the Watch it MadeTM educational demonstrator programme. Activities included watch component assembly and CAD programming.

Micheala with Precision Engineering Institute technicians and Dr Paul Comley (far right)