A bust for metal heads

CERN engineers used "5-axis milling technology” to machine a head shape from an aluminium block, showcasing their skills for CERN Open Days visitors (Image: Anna Pantelia/CERN)

In the image above, "5-axis milling machine” is programmed to sculpt an aluminium head for the CERN Open Days, showcasing the capabilities of the Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) group in the Engineering Department.

CERN mechanical technician Sylvain Favre cleans aluminium residues off the bust between milling stages (Image: Anna Pantelia)

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