Mars Metal Lab Photo credit: John Kennard

mars lab metal room

The Mars Lab Metal Room is primarily for metal working, but is also used for mold-making and casting when using materials with Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

Photo credit: John Kennard © 2011


The equipment in the Metal Room includes the following items:

  • Oxygen-acetylene welding and cutting
  • Tig welding
  • Mig welding
  • Electric spot welding (both hand-held and stationary)
  • Forging anvil
  • Forging hammers
  • Cast iron welding table
  • Various sanders and grinders
  • Fume hood
  • Sand blaster
  • Abrasive chop saw
  • Shears — both manual and electric
  • Metal bending and forming tools