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  • Laser Engraver Speedy400

      Cutting, Laser cutting, Plastics, Timber

    Specification

    • 1,000 x 610 mm work area
    • Max workpiece height 296 mm
    • 60 watt CO2 laser

    Consecutive hours
    Min time: 1 Hr // Max consecutive time: 4 Hrs

  • Techjet-X2 Abrasive Waterjet Cutter

      Abrasive removal, Cutting, Plastics, Timber

    Specification

    • 3,000 x 1,500 mm work area
    • Max material cut thickness 150 mm
    • Accuracy +/- 0.025mm
    • Max cutting speed 25m/min
    • Cutting pressure 60,000 psi

    Consecutive hours
    Min time: 0.5 Hr // Max consecutive time: 2 Hrs

  • Laser Engraver Speedy500

      Cutting, Cutting, Timber

    Specification

    • 1,245 x 710 mm work area
    • Max work piece height 300 mm
    • 200 watt CO2 laser

    Consecutive hours
    Min time: 1 Hr // Max consecutive time: 4 Hrs

  • 3D Printer Formlabs Form 2

      3D scanning, Photopolymers, Printmaking, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: Stereolithography (SLA)
    • Build volume: 145 x 145 x 175 mm
    • Layer resolution: 25 microns
    • Material:
      • Photopolymers
      • Rubber/Flexible/Rigid

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Vertical Bandsaw

      Ceramic/glass, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Various sizes available
    • Used for cutting sheet and block materials
    • Max bed throat 900 mm
    • Sheet metals can be cut with a blade (see staff).  

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Horizontal Bandsaw

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Two sizes available
    • Perfect for cutting long lengths of tube, angle and profile materials, either individually or in bulk.
    • Max cutting width 300 mm 

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Belt And Disc Sanders

      Abrasive removal, Composites, Reductive manufacturing

    Specification

    • Various styles available
    • Bulk removal of soft materials or for smoothing.

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Grinders and Polishers

      Abrasive removal, Ceramic/glass, Reductive manufacturing

    Specification

    • Various styles available
    • Bulk removal of hard materials of for polishing or smoothing

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Drill Press (Gear Or Belt Driven)

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Various styles available
    • Drills axisymmetric shapes, usually cylindrical holes or conical

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Cold Saw

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Various styles available
    • Cutting of metal sectional lengths 

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Hydraulic Engineer Press

      Bonding/joining, Composites, Pressing

    Specification

    • Bending or pressing of components
    •  60 tonne capacity

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Guillotine

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Various types available
    • Cutting of thin gauge strip or sheet materials
    • 2,400 mm width
    • Up to 5 mm steel

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Manual Metal Lathe Dashin Champion 2500VS

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Manual machining of axisymmetric material shapes
    • Material length up to 1,250 mm and 390 mm diameter

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Manual Metal Lathe Toolmaster TM1960G

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Manual machining of axisymmetric material shapes
    • 1,500 mm length and 480 mm diameter

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Manual Metal Lathe Hardinge M2456

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Manual precision machining of axisymmetric material shapes
    • Material length up to 500 and 200 mm  diameter
    • Precision machining
    • Collet chuck

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Manual Metal Lathe Hafco AL-346V

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Manual machining of axisymmetric material shapes
    • Material length up to 1,000 mm and 330 mm  diameter
    • Small training lathe

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

  • Manual Mill Steelmaster SM-KD2VS

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Manual machining to create flat surfaces, slots, pockets and holes.
    • 730 x 320 x 380 mm travel
    • 4,200 RPM

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

  • Vertical Panel Saw Putsch Meniconi SVP133

      Cardboard, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Linear cutting of sheet material
    • 3,200 x 1,900 x 60 mm sheet capacity

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Manual Press Brake (Folder)

      Composites, Fabrication, Folding

    Specification

    • Various sizes available
    • Folding of thin gauge sheet materials
    • 1,200 mm width

    Materials

    Metals and plastics < 5mm

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Thread Tapping Bench

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting

    Specification

    • Metal thread tapping drill with auto reverse function. 

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Weld Bay

      Fabrication, Metals, Welding

    Specification

    • MIG
    • TIG
    • OXY/ACETYLENE

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Handtools & Workbenches

      Abrasive removal, Bonding/joining, Cardboard, Composites, Cutting, Electrical, Electrical, Electronics, Electronics, Fabrication, Metals, Others, Plastics, Prototyping, Textiles, Timber

    Specification

    INCLUDES:

    • Hammer / mallet
    • Handsaw
    • Hacksaw
    • Tinsnips
    • Files
    • Caulking gun
    • Rules and square
    • Clamps
    • Bench and vice
    • Battery drill
    • Rotary tool

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Haas CNC minimill

      Composites, Cutting, Cutting, Metals, Others, Plastics, Reductive manufacturing, Surfacing, Textiles

    Specification

    • CNC machining to create free-form surfaces, slots, pockets and holes.
    • 4-Axis with rotary tool changer
    • 508 x 406 x 356 mm machine area
    • 10,000 RPM 

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

  • 3D Printer - Markforged Mark 2

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: FDM Filament with fibre reinforcement option
    • Build volume: 320 x 132 x 154 mm
    • Layer resolution: 100 micron
    • Material:
      • Onyx (carbon)
      • Fibre Materials:
      • Carbon Fibre
      • Fibreglass
      • Kevlar

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • 3D Printer – Stratasys

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: FDM 1.75 mm Filament
    • Build volume: 250x250x250mm
    • Layer resolution:  200 micron
    • Material: ABS

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • 3D Printer – Raise 3d Pro-2

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: FDM 1.75 mm Filament
    • Build volume: 305 x 305 x 300 mm
    • Dual feed: 280 x 305 x 300mm
    • Layer resolution: 10 micron
    • Material:
      • PLA
      • ABS
      • PP
      • HIPS
      • PETG 

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • 3D Printer - Flashforge Guider II

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: FDM 1.75 mm Filament
    • Build volume: 280 x 250 x 300 mm
    • Layer resolution: 100 micron
    • Material: PLA

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • 3D Printer - Deltawasp 4070

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: FDM 1.75 mm Filament
    • Build volume: 400 DIA X 700 mm
    • Layer resolution: 100 micron
    • Material:
      • PLA
      • ABS
      • Flex
      • HIPS
      • PETG

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • CNC Router – Overhead Multicam

      Cardboard, Composites, Cutting, Cutting, Metals, Others, Plastics, Printmaking, Profile cutting, Prototyping, Reductive manufacturing, Surfacing, Textiles, Timber

    Specification

    • Primarily 2D profile cutting of sheet material, but can also 3-axis, 3D surfacing
    • 2,500 x 1,300 mm bed
    • 150mm material height
    • Accuracy: 25 micron

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Robot - Industrial Arm Kuka Krc4

      Additive manufacturing, Additive manufacturing 3D printing, Bonding/joining, Cardboard, Ceramic/glass, Composites, Cutting, Electrical, Electronics, Fabrication, Metals, Others, Plastics, Reductive manufacturing, Surfacing, Textiles, Timber

    Specification

    • Pick and place. Assembly, welding with use of end effectors.
    • 1.61 M reach
    • 16 kg payload
    • Accuracy 50 micron

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Industrial Sewing Machine JUKI LU-2810

      Bonding/joining, Fabrication, Printmaking, Printmaking, Prototyping, Textiles

    Specification

    • High Speed. 10 Layer canvas sewing

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • Industrial Sewing Machine JUKI DDC-9000B-MS

      Bonding/joining, Fabrication, Printmaking, Printmaking, Prototyping, Textiles

    Specification

    • High Speed

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • 3D Printer – DTM Sinterstation 2500 Plus

      3D scanning, Additive manufacturing, Composites, Fabrication, Others, Plastics, Prototyping

    Specification

    • Type: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
    • Build volume: 240 x 220 x 400mm
    • Layer resolution: 100 microns
    • Material:
      • Durable Polyamide (nylon)
      • Glass Filled Polyamide (nylon)

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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  • PB-40A Hydraulic NC Pressbrake

      Composites, Fabrication, Folding

    Specification

    • 44 Tonne capacity
    • 2,000 mm width sheet
    • NC-E21, 2-axis controller
    • Safety light operator guarding
    • Materials: metals, composites

    Consecutive hours
    No time limit

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  • STEPCRAFT D.840 CNC Machine

      Milling, Plastics, Profile cutting, Reductive manufacturing, Surfacing, Timber

    Specification

    STEPCRAFT is the universal CNC model-making machine for creative professionals, hobbyists, crafters and more.


    - Turn your ideas into machined products in no time
    - Stable, compact, accurate and fast
    - Many accessories and add-on tools available
    - Works with a large variety of materials, including woods, plastics and non-ferrous metals (aluminum, brass, copper)
    - The kit is fast and easy to assembly (no special tools or skills required)
    - Also available as Ready-to-Run (for an additional charge)
    - Strong, rigid construction
    - Highly accurate, thanks to high quality, precision components that are matched and test fit at the factory.
    - Compact and space-saving machine design
    - Easy USB connection to PC
    - STEPCRAFT designed and manufactured the custom aluminum extrusions that provide superior torsional rigidity and functionality
    - Connecting elements made of stainless steel and aluminum
    - 8-point ball bearing carriage on all axles/linear profiles
    - 4 track roller guidance
    - Stepper motors from Nanotec®
    - High-precision lead screws from Switzerland
    - Play-free movement of the carriages (continuous adjustability, freely accessible externally without disassembly)
    - Maximum working speed of 3000 mm/min (50mm/sec)
    - Inspection covers on the Y-axis for easy maintenance and care
    - Silicone seals used to protect the mechanism from dirt on the Y-axis
    - Worktop made of wear-resistant HPL (similar to Formica- countertop material), optional aluminum T-slot table
    - Quick-change system allows you to switch from one application to the next in seconds
    - Integrated workpiece clamping system for plate materials with a thickness of up to 15mm
    - Flexible tool holder through Ø 43 mm clamping collar, optional adapters available for Dremel, Proxxon, Dewalt DW611, and Bosch Colt
    - Integrated control electronics in the machine housing. Only requires a power supply cable and USB cable to the computer – no wiring clutter.
    - Modular control electronics with standard USB port. Parallel port and 4-axis are optional
    - Compact size on many models – perfect for the desktop or workbench
    - EasyBuild construction manual uses pictures for detailed step-by-step assembly of the CNC-/3D-Desktop System
    - Can be assembled in a few hours
    - Our control software has been specifically designed to be easy for the novice, but to have all the functionality for the professional user
    - Compatible with a variety of NC control software including UCCNC (Included with each machine), WinPC-NC, LinuxCNC and Mach 3/4
    - Engineered and Manufactured in Germany with Support, Parts and Service in Connecticut, USA.

    Consecutive hours
    Not applicable

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