ARIC is equipped with a workshop for undertaking routine cutting and grinding operations on composites.
- Buehler 250 polishing and grinding wheels for preparing samples for optical microscopy.
- Extec Labcut 5000 Series Advanced Precision Composite Plate Saw for precise cutting of composite materials and the preparation of highly accurate composite test specimens.
- Swing arm Cutting Press GCT3 with a maximum cutting force of 27 tonnes.
- Vertical metal cutting band saw, Knuth KC-60 with 610 mm cutting capacity.
- Chester PRO25 vertical drill with a maximum drilling capability of 32 mm.