Materials List and Online Shop

The workshop hold a stock of materials available to degree students at cost prices.

All prices shown are for full sheets as they are sold by our suppliers. Smaller cuts are charged relative to the required size.

Don’t forget to check the offcuts bin before buying new sheets of material – its free!

*Online Payment System New for 2015/16 onwards*

Payment for materials and services should now be made using a debit or credit card at our Online Shop.

  • This should be done within the workshop with a member of staff to quote on exact costings based on our available stock. Do not purchase materials online without a quote from a member of workshop staff.
  • You will have to register your email account and payment method to set up and account. This will then allow easy access for future purchases.
  • You will be asked to detail the individual items or services you are paying for when making your payment. This should be based on your quote and materials listed here.
  • On making your purchase in the workshop you will be sent an email receipt to confirm your payment.

B.15 Modelmaking Workshop Materials & Services Online Store

Unfortunately we are unable to accept payment vouchers or MET card payments at this time. We are aware of MET card fund allocations meaning purchases are restricted to MMU and are working to change this.

Before buying new materials Please consider how you use them. Click here to read a few pointers on the subject.

Materials Store (4)

*** Please note that all stock is constantly being used and therefore cannot be guaranteed. We highly recommend you come in to ensure the material you need is in stock before booking on any machines you intend to use it with. ***

Laserable ‘Medite’ MDF Sheets:

  • 2mm – £2 per Laser bed sized sheet (800mm x 450mm)
  • 3mm – £2 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 4mm – £2.50 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 6mm – £4 per Laser bed sized sheet

Laserable Ply Wood Sheets:

  • 8mm – £14 per Laser bed sized sheet (800mm x 450mm)
  • 5mm – £14 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 3mm – £5 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 4mm – £5.50 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 6mm – £9 per Laser bed sized sheet

Clear Acrylic Plastic (Also known as Perspex) Sheets:

  • 1mm – £37 per Laser bed sized sheet (800mm x 450mm)
  • 2mm – £10 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 3mm – £11 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 5mm– £18 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 6mm – £22 per Laser bed sized sheet
  • 10mm – £32 per 600mm x 1000mm Sheet
  • 12mm – £35 per 600mm x 1000mm Sheet

Frosted Acrylic Plastic

  • 3mm – £11 per 800mm x 450mm Sheet
  • 5mm – £19 per 800mm x 450mm Sheet

Opaque Coloured Acrylic Plastic (Also known as Perspex) Sheets:

  • 3mm, Black, White, Grey, Mid-Blue, Light Blue, Purple, Yellow, Mid-Red, Light-Red, Mid-Green, Light-Green, Orange – £11 per 800mm x 450mm sheet
  • 5mm, Black, White, Marine Blue, Purple, Yellow, Red, Green, Orange – £18 per 800mm x 450mm sheet.

Transparent Coloured Acrylic Plastic (Also known as Perspex) Sheets:

  • 3mm, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange (Amber), – £11 per 800mm x 450mm Sheet

 ‘Live Edge’ Florescent Transparent Acrylic Plastic Sheets:

  • 3mm, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue – £11 Per 800mm x 450mm sheet

Acrylic Mirror

  • 3mm – £25 per 1200mm x 600mm Sheet

Vac Forming Styrene Plastic Sheets:

  • 5mm Black, Grey, Blue, Red, Yellow, Brown, Green, Orange – £2 per 508mm x 458mm Sheet
  • 1mm, White, Black, Grey, Blue, Red, Yellow, Brown, Green, Orange – £2 per 508mm x 458mm Sheet

Cork Sheets (Suitable for laser cutting)

  • 5mm thick £3 per 900mm x 600mm sheet
  • 2mm thick £7.50 per 900mm x 600mm sheet
  • 75mm thick £13 per 900mm x 600mm sheet
  • 5mm thick £13 per 900mm x 600mm sheet

Cork Sheets (NOT suitable for laser cutting)

  • 25mm thick £32 per 420mm x 594 sheet

Various other smaller sizes of cork are available. Please come in to check what we have in stock.

Standard MDF Sheets (Not suitable for Laser Cutting):

  • 3mm- £8 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 6mm – £10 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 9mm – £12 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 12mm – £15 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 18mm – £18.50 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 25mm – £10 per 1220mm x 1220mm Sheet
  • 30mm – £15 per 1220mm x 1220mm Sheet

Various other smaller sizes are available. Please come in to check what we have in stock.

NOT FOR USE ON THE LASER CUTTERS

Standard Birch Faced Ply Sheets (Not suitable for Laser Cutting):

  • 4mm – £28.80 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 6mm – £33.60 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 9mm – £36 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet
  • 12mm – £43.20 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet

Exterior Grade Ply Sheets (Not suitable for Laser Cutting):

  • 12mm – £23 per 8ft x 4ft, 2438mm x 1219mm Sheet

Various other smaller sizes are available. Please come in to check what we have in stock.

NOT FOR USE ON THE LASER CUTTERS

Jelutong £20 per 70mm x 170mm x 510mm Block (approx.)

(Sizes may vary depending on stock at the time)

Various other larger and smaller sizes are available. Please come in to check what we have in stock.

Mahogany £20 per 70mm x 170mm x 510mm Block (approx.)

(Sizes may vary depending on stock at the time)

Various other larger and smaller sizes are available. Please come in to check what we have in stock.

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Clear Acrylic Rod

  • 1.5mm – 50p per 1000mm Length
  • 2mm – £1 per 1000mm Length
  • 3mm – £1 per 1000mm Length
  • 4mm – £1 per 1000mm Length
  • 5mm – £1.50 per 1000mm Length
  • 6mm – £2 per 1000mm Length
  • 7mm – £2 per 1000mm Length
  • 8mm – £2.50 per 1000mm Length
  • 10mm – £2.50 per 1000mm Length
  • 12mm – £3.50 per 1000mm Length

Clear Acrylic Half Round

  • 12.5mm – £3.50 per 900mm Length

Clear Acrylic Square

  • 3.2mm x 3.2mm – £1.50 per 900mm Length
  • 4.8mm x 4.8mm – £2 per 900mm Length
  • 6.5mm x 6.5mm – £2.50 per 900mm Length
  • 9.6mm x 9.6mm – £4.50 per 900mm Length
  • 12.5mm x 12.5mm – £7.00 per 900mm Length

‘Live Edge’ Florescent Transparent Clear Coloured Acrylic Rod

  • 1.6mm, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue – £1 per 490mm Length
  • 4mm, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue – £2 per 490mm Length

Clear Square Tube

  • 3.2mm x 3.2mm – £2 per 760mm Length
  • 4.8mm x 4.8mm – £2.50 per 760mm Length
  • 6.4mm x 6.4mm – £3 per 760mm Length

Light Grey ABS Telescopic Square Tube

  • 3.2mm – £2 per 760mm Length
  • 4mm – £2.50 per 760 Length
  • 7.9mm – £3 per 760mm Length
  • 9.5mm – £3 per 760mm Length
  • 11.1mm – £3.50 per 760mm Length
  • 12.7mm – £4 per 760mm Length
  • 14.3mm – £4.50 per 760mm Length
  • 15.9mm – £5.50 per 760mm Length
  • 19.1mm – £6 per 760mm Length
  • 22.2mm – £6.50 per 760mm Length
  • 25.4mm – £7.50 per 760mm Length

Light Grey ABS Rectangular Tube

  • 14.3mm x 6.4mm – £3.50 per 760mm Length
  • 15.9mm x 6.4mm – £4.50 per 760mm Length
  • 14.3mm x 9.5mm – £4 per 760mm Length
  • 22.2 x 9.5mm – £6 per 760mm Length

Light Grey ABS Capping Strip

  • 22mm – £4 per 765mm Strip
  • 32mm – £6 per 765mm Strip
  • 31.5mm Thin Strip – £1 per 620mm Strip

Opaque Coloured ABS Tube

  • 2.4mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £1 per 760mm Length
  • 6.4mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £2 per 760mm Length
  • 7.9mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £2 per 760mm Length
  • 11.1mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £3 per 760mm Length
  • 12.7mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £3.50 per 760mm Length

Colour Coated Wire

  • 1.5mm – Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Green, Orange – £1 per 760mm Length

Brass Wire

  • 1mm – £1 per 760mm Length

Wooden Dowel

  • 1/8″ 3.5mm – 3 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 4mm –  3 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 3/16″ 4.5mm -  3 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 1/4″ 6.2mm -  3 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 5/16″ 8mm -  2 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 3/8″ 10mm -  2 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 1/2″ 11.5mm – 2 x 600mm Lengths for 50p
  • 3/4″ 19mm – 1 x 600mm Length for £1
  • 1″ 25mm – 1 x 600mm Length for £1.50

Wooden Square Section

  • 3.5mm x 3.5mm 10 x 278mm lengths for 50p
  • 6mm x 6mm  5 x 600mm lengths for 50p
  • 8mm x 8mm  5 x 600mm lengths for 50p
  • 10mm x 10mm – 4 x 600mm lengths for 50p
  • 12mm x 12mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 15mm x 15mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 21mm x 21mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 34mm x 34mm – £1.50 per 600mm Length
  • 46mm x 46mm – £2 Per 600mm Length

Wooden Oblong Pieces

  • 21mm x 8mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 34mm x 8mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 46mm x 8mm – £1 per 600mm Length
  • 34mm x 12mm – £1 per 600mm Length
  • 60mm x 12mm – £1.50 per 600mm Length
  • 6mm x 15mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 21mm x 15mm – 50p per 600mm Length
  • 34mm x 21mm – £1 per 600mm Length
  • 46mm x 21mm – £1.50 per 600mm Length
  • 95mm x 21mm – £2.50 per 600mm Length

Scale Trees (Supplied from 4D) 

High Quality brass etched and hand finished trees. Stock levels regularly fluctuate for these and we only stock a limited range. More sizes and styles available with your student discopunt direct from 4D modelshop.

Available from us in Cork, Mid Green, White, Copper Beech and Bare Branch.

  • 9mm high – 50p per tree
  • 50mm high – £20 per tree

Before buying new materials Please consider how you use them. Click here to read a few pointers on the subject.

B.15 Modelmaking Workshop Merchandise 

Branded Tote Bags – £6 each

Branded Enamelled Steel Mugs – £6 each

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