The lab space at Commerce Street.
The lab has also has a WAZER desktop waterjet, which is capable of cutting marble, Boro glass, aluminum, tool steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, silicone, HDPE, and carbon fiber.
From top left, clockwise: 3D printers, desktop waterjet, electronics bench, laser cutter.
In addition, we have a variety of power tools, including a drill press, circular saw, and basic power tools.
Top: NASA Langley Research Center’s LSMS.
Bottom left: ASSEMBLERS
Bottom right: The GearWurx Arm 3.0, mounted for assembly testing.
Each of these computer is equipped with the programs necessary for its user. This includes software for Python, Arduino (C++), and MATLAB. For CAD, this include’s the primary user’s preference of Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, or Siemens NX. Computers may also have other CAD and rendering programs such as AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Maya, Blender, Creo, and Cinema 4D. Each computer is equipped with Cura and IdeaMaker to slice 3D models for printing and RetinaEngrave to send vector cuts and rasters to the laser cutter.