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  MTRC Gallery: Pictures from the VMAN Project
  Virtual Manufacturing is the use of a desk-top virtual reality system for the computer-aided design of components and processes for manufacture. It offers unrivalled scope for creating and viewing three-dimensional engineering models, later to be passed to numerically-controlled machines for real manufacturing. The VMAN project was the first to demonstrate the complete process. See also our Publications menu and the VMAN web pages, maintained by Dr Adrian Bowyer, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

General view of our virtual workshop

Milling machine (left) and queue of work pieces (right)

Sinusoidal blend

Spray robot in action

Sequence of cuts

Cam design

Curve cutting