ISD can provide advice on a range of state-of-the-art facilities as well as access to the experts and researchers who use them. Our highly skilled team uses all of these sought-after resources to deliver business, design and technical support to qualifying businesses and individuals through workshops, seminars, demonstrations and one-to-one mentoring, helping you to develop and deliver your own in-house design capacity.

ISD has access to a wide range of facilities at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

ISD Digital Design Lab

Based at our dedicated facilities in Swansea the In-house knowledge transfer team provides access to professional design and development support across a range of design disciplines:

  • Architectural Glass
  • Automotive Design
  • Design Engineering
  • Innovation and Enterprise
  • Product Design
  • Sustainable Design Practice

ISD has a range of workshop and prototyping facilities to support our applied research activities:

  • Abrasive Water Jet, 3000x1500x160mm WJS NC3015 E, (suitable for abrasive and pure water cutting of 2D profiles of almost any material)
  • Acid Bay facilities
  • CAD: four seats of Solidworks, state of the art workstations, HD Cintiq touch screen monitors
  • CNC machining centres
  • FDM
  • Objet 3D Printer
  • Rapid prototyping machinery: SLA 250
  • Ultimaker RP Machines
  • Vacuum Casting
  • Various kilns (suitable for glass painting, enamels, stains, warm glass work such as fusing and slumping) plus one large kiln (suitable for casting)
  • White light scanner
  • Z450 colour 3D printer