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