Additive Manufacturing: Students, Faculty and Staff have access to a variety of polymer additive manufacturing equipment to use for student projects and research. Students receive hands-on training on each piece of equipment they use.
ZCorp 650 Powder Binder
"The ZPrinter 650 is engineered specifically to satisfy the most demanding requirements in engineering, education, AEC, GIS and entertainment. With the largest build volume of any 3D printer, it enables users to print very large, high-resolution, multicolor models in hours or to make many smaller models at once.Projet 3600 a high resolution Polyjet UV Cured polymer printer."
Projet 3600 a high resolution Polyjet UV Cured polymer printer
"The ProJet MJP 3600 Series is a MultiJet Printing (MJP) plastic 3D printer series designed to create high fidelity and high performance parts"
Objet30 Prime UV Cured Polyjet polymer printer
What is PolyJet Technology? "PolyJet is a powerful 3D printing technology that produces smooth, accurate parts, prototypes and tooling. With microscopic layer resolution and accuracy down to 0.1 mm, it can produce thin walls and complex geometries using the widest range of materials available with any technology."
MarkForged Mark II Fused Deposition Modeling – Onyx material (Carbon fiber infused nylon) with fiber filament option.
Benefits of PolyJet:
- Create smooth, detailed prototypes that convey final-product aesthetics.
- Produce accurate molds, jigs, fixtures and other manufacturing tools.
- Achieve complex shapes, intricate details and delicate features.
- Incorporate the widest variety of colors and materials into a single model for unbeatable efficiency
MarkForged Mark II Fused Deposition Modeling – Onyx material (Carbon fiber infused nylon) with fiber filament option
"A industrial 3D printer providing unique carbon fiber reinforcement and versatile components."
Also located in the lab are three MakerBot Replicator + FDM machines.
Optomec LENS 500 Machine Tool Systems
"The LENS 500 Hybrid Open Atmosphere System is the industry’s value leader, combining additive and subtractive operations on the same machine at a fraction of the cost of alternative solutions." Has the capability to work with non-reactive metals stainless steel, nickel based alloys, etc.
KENT USA KVR-2418A
"The Kent CNC Linear Way Vertical Machining Centers combine proven machine design with advance technology in control and manufacturing. Reliability and performance make this series a favorite among demanding CNC milling job shops and in-house productions alike. The heavy cutting spindle and rigid machine structure enable higher vertical machining efficiency with better finish and longer tool life — resulting in greater productivity and profitability all around"
Makino Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining)
"Double cutting speed without increasing wire consumption with our latest model. Makino is the world leader in wire EDM, giving you faster processing times and superior surface finishes for even the most complex part geometries."