We have a range of digital fabrication machines that are available for use in the lab. We’re always adding to our inventory and welcome donations from individuals and companies looking to help us develop new capabilities. Provided you have already received a Health & Safety Induction, you may book time on the machines with a minimum of 24 hours notice.
Machines in the Lab
Trotec Speedy 300 The Trotec Speedy 300 CO2 laser is a laser machine which meets the highest demands. Depending on your requirement, this CO2 laser plotter can be as a laser engraving machine or laser cutting machine.
Laser type: CO2 laser Work area: 29 x 17 inch Laser power: 80 watt
Ultimaker 2 The Ultimaker 2 desktop 3D printer has been developed based on the knowledge and experience Ultimaker has gained from the first generation. Every part has been redesigned to create one of the highest performing 3D printer available on the market, but also a very reliable one. The Ultimaker 2 uses open source free software and you don’t need any specific technical knowledge to operate it. It has been specially designed for both non-experts and experts.
Ultimaker Original The Ultimaker Original desktop 3D printer is endlessly configurable, there are upgrades available and is being constantly developed by tight collaboration between Ultimaker and the community.
Roland iModela It’s neat, it’s tiny and it’s very cool but iModela is far more than a great gadget for techno-heads to add to their collection. iModela is a fully featured 3-axis milling machine with all the capability you need to carry out 2D CNC profiling and 3D modelling (Subtractive Rapid Prototyping) in soft materials.
Microslice The Microslice is a minature laser cutter with a 300mW laser. It will cut paper, foam and card and is designed to teach beginners the basics of kit building and laser cutting.
X-Box Kinect With Kinect and specific software it’s possible to scan real objects and create 3D digital models quickly and easily. With Skanect, capturing a full color 3D model of an object, a person or a room has never been so easy and affordable. Skanect transforms your Microsoft Kinect or Asus Xtion camera into an ultra-low cost 3D scanner able to create 3D meshes out of real scenes in a few minutes.
Fuel 3D Scanner FUEL3D is an affordable handheld 3D scanner that delivers extremely high quality … for a range of creative applications – such as 3D printing, 3D art, and 3D game design.