Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

Equipment

  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) station
    • Nitrogen-inerted build chamber
    • 0.003″ minimum slice thickness
    • 50W laser
    • Materials: Nylon, Glass-filled nylon
  • Fused Filament Deposition (FFD) printer
    • 7.8 in x 7.8 in x 7.8 in build volume
    • Heated build plate
    • 100-400 microns layers
    • Materials: ABS

Capabilities

  • Prototypes – functional & aesthetic
  • One-off & low-volume production parts
  • Jigs & fixturing – assembly, workholding, & more
  • Vapor treatment of 3D-printed FFD parts

Machining

Equipment

  • Mazak Vertical Machining Center
    • 22″W x 16″D x 15″H machining area
    • 660 lb table capacity
    • Full 3-axis machining
    • CAT40
    • Automatic tool changer
  • Dah-Lih Toolroom-style Vertical CNC Mill
    • 31″W x 17″D x 5″H 3-axis machining area
    • Higher 2.5 axis machining area
    • NMTB-40

Capabilities

  • Prototypes – functional & aesthetic
  • One-off & low-volume production parts
  • Plastic, aluminum, steel, and other materials

Welding & Fabrication

Equipment

  • Welder
  • Bandsaws – horizontal & vertical/contouring
  • Drill press
  • CNC mill

Capabilities

  • SMAW (stick welding)
  • OAW/OAC (oxy-acetylene welding & cutting)
  • Welding / assembly jig fabrication
  • Prototype fabrication
  • Repairs & modifications
  • Low-quantity production

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Equipment

  • Pexto 52″ slitter shear (unlimited length of cut as long as material fits inside throat) – 16ga
  • Tennsmith 48″ box & pan brake – 16ga
  • Drill press
  • CNC mill
  • Manual strap / tubing bender
  • Hydraulic press

Capabilities

  • Flat iron bending
  • CNC & manual drilling
  • Custom forming dies – one-off prototyping dies, limited production dies
  • Assembly & riveting
  • Soldering
  • Oxy-fuel welding

Leatherworking & Textiles

(in partnership with Solid Rock Leather)

Equipment

  • Walking-foot stitcher (up to 3/8″ thickness)
  • Wide selection of hand-tooling equipment
  • Custom pressure-tooling and hypertherm-tooling
  • Presses for cutting, pressure-tooling, and hypertherm-tooling
  • Variable electric heat source

Capabilities

  • Highly-complex custom dies and tooling stamps
  • Heavy-duty stitching
  • Prototyping and template creation
  • Low- to mid-quantity production

CAD Drafting, Illustration, & Rendering

Equipment

  • CAD Workstation – Dual-Xeon (24-core), 48GB RAM, Quadro GPU
  • CAD Software
    • Alibre Design Expert
    • Keyshot (rendering)
    • Open Source 2D & 3D CAD, mesh, & drawing software

Capabilities

  • 3D & 2D CAD drafting
  • 2D drafting & drawing / illustrations
  • 2D drawings
  • 3D photo-realistic rendering
  • Mesh repair & preparation for 3D printing
  • CAM / preparation for machining

Automation & Electronics

Equipment

  • Custom CNC control setup
  • Solder station
  • General electronics fastening & preparation equipment

Capabilities

  • One-off wire-harnesses
  • Custom Linux CNC control configuration & installation
  • Arduino programming
  • General automation & electronics
  • Trailer wiring