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High Quality Rapid Prototyping Equipment

We have recently procured and installed a wide range of high-end prototyping equipment including: 3D printers, Laser Micro-machining systems, Laser Cutters, Micro-milling, PCB Fabrication Tools, Large Format CNC, 3D Laser Scanning Arms and more! These tools complement those already provided by our clean-room facility.

Laser cutter

Laser Cutter Laser Cut ferris wheel Laser cut clock
Model: Fusion 32
Manufacturer: Epilog
Specifications: 60W CO2 Working area 812x508mm (32"x20")
Applications: marking, engraving, screen printing, press-fit construction

Ultraviolet laser system for processing printed circuit boards

Laser Cutter Mask Lasercut
Model: Protolaser U3
Manufacturer: LPKF
Specifications: Wavelength 355 nm, Working area 229 x 305 x 10 mm (9” x 12” x 0.4”)
Applications: Structure laminated substrates, Cut rigid, flex-rigid and flexible materials, Drill and separate ceramics, Structure TCO/ITO, Cut LTCCModel: Fusion 36

PCB Milling machine

Milling Machine PCB milled
Model: ProtoMat S103
Manufacturer: LPKF
Specifications: 100 000rpm spindle, Working area 229 x 305 x 35 mm (9” x 12” x 1.4”)
Applications: Structure laminated substrates, Cut rigid, flex-rigid and flexible materials, Drill

Milling machine

Milling Machine PC mouse sample
Model: Roland MDX 20
Manufacturer: Roland
Specifications: 10W, 6500rpm spindle, Working area 220 x 160 x60.5 mm (8-5/8” x 16-1/4” x 2-3/8")
Applications: End Milling and Drilling of Wood, Plastic, Resin (modeling wax, styrenform), Chemical wood

Large Milling machine

Milling Machine Boat hull manufacturing
Model: ShopBot PRSalpha 96-60
Manufacturer: PRS Alpha
Specifications: 2.2kW, 20 000rpm spindle, Working area 2440 x 1520 x 150mm ( 96"x 60"x 6")
Applications: Large scale models, Mouldings, architecture elements, furniture elements

3D Printer

3D Printer Engine Block print
Model: uPrint
Manufacturer: Stratasys
Specifications: ABS plastic with support Working area 203 x 152 x 152 mm (8 x 6 x 6")
Applications: Plastic parts 3D printing layer 0.254mm thick

3D Printer

3D Printer Nossles prints
Model: Duplicator 4
Manufacturer: Wanhao
Specifications: PLA/ABS plastic with support Working area 225 x 145 x 150 mm, (8.9" x 5.7" x 5.9")
Applications: Plastic parts 3D printing layer 0.1-0.5mm thick

Metrology Equipment

Measuring touch probe and laser scanner

3D Printer Romer Arm use
Model: Romer Absolute Arm - 7 Axis SI
Manufacturer: Hexagon Metrology
Specifications: 2.5m, Accur ± 0.038 mm
Applications: Quality control, installation and tolerance control , precise measurements, precise laser scanning, reverse engineering

If you have any questions about The UofE FabLab contact FabLab+ directly.

May 2015

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