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College of Architecture
Texas Tech University
Mail Stop 42091
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Phone 806-742-3136
Email: architecture@ttu.edu





FABRICATION LAB


DDF PROGRAM FABRICATION EQUIPMENT IMAGES

LABS INTRO

DIGITAL DESIGN LAB


FABRICATION LAB

CNC Machining

CNC Router
CNC Robot
Blade Cutter

Vacuum Form

3D Printing

Dimension Elite
Form Labs 2
ZPrinter 350
New Matter



MATERIALS

RESOURCES



FILE SUBMITTAL INFO

PAYMENT INFO

TUTORIALS-TEMPLATES

3D PRINTING

CNC ROUTER

LASERCUTTER

VACUUM FORMER


    


Contents

FABRICATION LAB


CNC MACHINING

HAAS 3-AXIS

For detail information on the Haas 3 Axis Router

CNC File Submission

Cost for use:

  • $5.00 Set up fee.
  • Above 30 minutes, times are rounded to the minute.
  • $4.00 for each hour of usage, rounded to the minute
  • A charge for tool wear (depends on the material type)
  • A charge of material varies with type

For further instructions on submitting, material costs, and scheduling: CNC Instructions


FANUC 6-AXIS ROBOT

For detail information on the FANUC 6 Axis Robot

Coming Soon!







CNC CUTTING

BLADE CUTTER: KNK MAXX

Available in the 3D Printing Lab (room 06)

Cost of use:

  • $3.50 per job
  • Users of Illustrator CS3 or CS4 should use the legacy Illustrator templates.
  • Work should be created to leave room at least a 0.25" border around the work.
  • Max Material width: 27.5"
  • Max Cut width: 23.6"


WIKI PAGE AND MORE MATERIALS COMING SOON!!!


VACUUM FORMING

BEL-O-VAC

For detail information on the Bel-O-Vac

Cost for use:

  • Machine use : $1.5 / 60 min.
  • Material : cost per type


  • Max size of geometry 112 x 112 cm (44 x 44 in.)

WIKI SUBMISSION COMING SOON!!!



RAPID PROTOTYPING: 3D PRINTING

DIMENSION ELITE

For detail information on the Dimension Elite ABS Printer

3D Printer File Submission

Cost for use:

  • $5.00 Set up fee
  • $1.00 for each hour of printing, rounded to the minute
  • $4.50 per cubic inch of material used.

For further information on 3D Printing File Submittal
For tutorials on Seam Correction
File: Dimension Template

FORM LABS 2

For detail information on the Form Labs 2 Resin Printer

3D Printer File Submission

Cost for use:

  • $5.00 set up fee per print.
  • $.30 per ml of resin used.

For further information on 3D Printing File Submittal
For tutorials on Seam Correction
File: [Form Labs 2 Template]


ZCORP

For detail information on the ZCORP Powder Printer

3D Printer File Submission

Cost for use:

  • $3.00 Set up fee
  • $1.00 for each hour of printing, rounded to the minute
  • $2.00 per cubic inch of material used.
  • $0.25 per ml of binder.
  • Percentage of print head use (varies per print)

For further information on 3D Printing File Submittal
For tutorials on Seam Correction
File: [N/A]


NEW MATTER

For detail information on the New Matter

3D Printer File Submission

Cost for use of:

  • $3.00 set up fee per print.
  • $0.05 per gram of material used.

For further information on 3D Printing File Submittal
For tutorials on Seam Correction
File: New Matter Template


OTHER COA LABS

MODEL SHOP

LASER CUTTING
Laser Cutter File Submission
Laser Cutters NOW ACCEPT Rhino 4/5 files
Cost for use of Laser Cutters: current price of material + cutting charge
Material Costs
$1.50 base charge
$0.10 per minute in use
For further instructions: Laser Cutter File Setup


METAL/WOOD SHOP

TTU College of Architecture houses various power tools at the Shop#Shop_Equipment Metal & Wood Shop


ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH & DESIGN CENTER

Architecture Students at the College of Architecture also have access to the ARDC Equipment:

3D Laser Scanners: Leica HDS 3000 & Leica ScanStation
Global Positioning System (GPS): Trimble survey grade GPS
Optical Survey Total Station: Leica Total Station
Creafrom Handheld 3D Scanner: Creafrom
FLIR Infrared Camera: FLIR
Ground Penetrating Radar:



OTHER TTU LABS

For the following machinery please contact DDF director Prof. Pongratz:

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Our students have further access to more of the lab equipment in Industrial Engineering.

Haas 3-5 Axis for Metals, Steel in IE, EE
3d printer (ABS) in IE


SCHOOL OF ART

Plasma Cutter for Metals-Steel / Art
Vacuum/ Thermoforming for plastics/ Art
Kilns and Ceramic Glazings / Art

New: Other labs across campus are in negotiation, please contact the program director.


OTHER EQUIPMENT

CNC / PLASMA MACHINERY close by:
TEXcraft

DIY EQUIPMENT:
Build your CNC
Build your Foam Cutter
Rapman - Build your 3D Printer
DIWire - Build your Wire Bender


    





























HAAS 3-Axis CNC




FANUC 6-Axis Robot



KNK Maxx






Belovac Vacuum Form








Dimension Elite 3D Printer
Form Labs 2 Printer
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ZCORP Powder Printer
New Matter Printer








Universal Laser Cutter