Resources

Fabrication Lab hardware/software

  • Four Mac computers
  • One Microsoft Surface Pro
  • One Dual screen PC
  • Epson P9000 Inkjet Printer-Cut Sheet and roll media up to 44” wide
  • Epson flatbed scanner-11” X 17” capacity
  • Sailrite Industrial fabricator sewing machine-single straight stitch
  • Glowforge Pro laser engraver- material capacity 18” X 20”- Cutting area 11” X 19.5” maximum material thickness 2"
    • Vector cut- wood, paper and acrylic sheet (cast acrylic preferred)
    • Raster engrave-wood, paper, acrylic sheet, glass and ceramic
    • File Formats: PDF, JPG, SVG, PNG
  • Flash Forge Hunter 3D resin printer- for prints smaller than a softball but with very high resolution/detail
    • File Formats: OBJ, STL
  • Raise 3D Pro2 Plus 3D printer- This printer has dual nozzle extrusion capability and uses many different plastic extrusion materials in many different sizes. Currently printing in PLA (polylactic acid thermoplastic) 12” X 12” X 23” build capacity.
    • Materials: PLA / ABS / HIPS / PC / TPU / TPE / NYLON / PETG / ASA / PP / PVA / Glass Fiber Infused / Carbon Fiber Infused / Metal Fill / Wood Fill
    • File Format: OBJ, STL 3MF
  • Zund G3 Digital Cutter- A vacuum bed digital CNC machine with a 2” maximum material thickness and ability to cut fixed materials 52” wide and 100” long or on a roll no wider than 52.”
    • File Formats: AI, PDF
    • Tools available:
      • Driven rotary tool for textiles
      • Universal cut tool with several drag blades for basic cutting
      • Electric oscillating tool for thicker materials
      • Pneumatic oscillating tool for thicker material but with more force
      • Drawing tool with a ballpoint pen or Crayola marker insert
      • Crease tool for creating creases and folds
      • Material handling: paper, fabric, foam core, thin plastic, corrugated plastic, corrugated cardboard, leather, foam, etc.

 Software available

  • Full Adobe Suite
  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Autodesk Slicer
  • Blender
  • Maya
  • Mesh Mixer
  • Full Microsoft Suite
  • Audacity