Machining

Currently, the shop has a variety of hand held tools available for machining. In addition to this we also offer a hand drills and an assortment of drill bits. 

A collection of machining tools will be available for student use in the future, provided the student completes the required in-house training. No external courses will be needed to access the equipment listed below.  

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150W laser cutters with 32″×18″/48″×24″ (PLS6.150D/ILS12.150D) platforms. Can be used to cut organic materials including acrylic, wood and cardboard based on vector images. 

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An abrasive waterjet with 30,000 psi pump pressure. Can cut materials like metal, glass and wood less than 1″ thick in a 12″ by 12″ cutting area. 

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Maximum injection volume of 4 oz. and a maximum injection pressure of 12,000 psi. 

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A vacuum former that can be used to produce permanent plastic objects from a sheet of plastic using single-sided molds. 482 mm by 432 mm forming area.

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1/1.5 hp (770/1100) CNC mills with enclosure and automatic tool changers. Can be used to mill a variety of materials including aluminum, light metals and plastic. 

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A desktop CNC router with a 3 hp spindle and a 24″ by 36″ cutting area. A 24 piece set of router bits will also be available.

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2-axis automatic surface grinder to achieve precise tolerances and smooth surface finishes.

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1.75 HP cabinet saw equipped with Sawstop technology and a 2.25 HP Bosch router table.