Animatronics & Robotics for Film & Television



On-Site CNC


micromagic systems is able to offer this unique mobile CNC router workshop.


Description: This workshop comprises of a Pacer Cadet 600 series CNC router,  8" disc sander and 4" belt sander, 6" grinder and de-burrer, small pillar drill, work bench and full dust/swarf extraction.


The workshop has been built into an Ifor Williams box van which can be towed to most locations for use on site. This particular router was rented to warner brothers creature FX department for two years on the Harry Potter movies, where it was put to great use by the mechanical engineers designing the creatures. These routers are ideal for fast prototyping, model making and animatronics.


Take a look at some of these pictures to see the kind of objects that this unit can produce.


Materials: Acrylic, Delrin, Brass and Aluminium can be machined to a very high precision by the router.


Bed Size: 700x600mm However a more realistic usable area would be 680x580mm depending on tool size. The maximum thickness of material is 50mm, however, maximum cutting depth depends on tool size.


Site Requirements: One 240 Volt 16/32 Amp outlet socket is required to run the trailer. The trailer can be plugged into a 16 Amp socket if the socket breaker is 20 Amp rated.


Hire Costs: The unit must be hired with operator. Minimum hire of 1 week. Tooling is not included. Drop off/pick up not included.


£1350 / week : workshop + operator

£1.30 / mile : drop off/pick up


For further information or long hire periods please contact us. If you don't wish to hire the unit, but require parts made, click here.


Prices exclude VAT.