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MAE Design Innovation Lab

Hours: M-F; 7:30 AM - 12 PM, 1 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Woolf Hall 108
Contact person: Rex Winfrey rex.winfrey@uta.edu 817-272-6747

Shop Safety Rules

  • Strict discipline is to be maintained in the lab.
  • No food or drinks in the lab.
  • Safety glasses at all times.
  • Closed toe shoes at all times.
  • No long sleeves. No loose upper garments.
  • No hand jewelry, watches, necklaces etc.
  • Always wear long pants.
  • Pay attention to surroundings.
  • Do not use phone in the lab.

Equipment

Below is some of the equipment one can find in the MAE Design Innovation Lab.

Lathe Machine

Lathe Machine

Clausing-Metosa engine lathe. 13 inch swing and 30 inches between centers. 75-2500 rpm. Crossfeed and longitudinal power feed. Digital readouts installed alongside dial readouts on the feed handles. Usable for turning, parting, drilling, tapping and single point threading.

Bench Grinder

Bench Grinder

Delta Bench grinder, with protective shields. 8” wheel diameter. Variable speed between 2000 and 3400 rpm. Light attached to grinder to aid visibility.



Faro Arm

Faro Arm

Faro Edge FaroArm and ScanArm. Seven axis, articulated arm with a 2.5 M spherical working volume. Used to record positional data that can be converted into a 3D CAD model of the object being analyzed. Data may be transferred using USB or via Ethernet.

Welding Station

Welding Station

Welding station. Vulcan Migmax 215 Amp Mig welder. Vulcan Protig 200 Amp Tig welder. Electric plasma cutter, Spot Wlder, Plastic welder, Oxy/Acetylene welder.




Belt and Disc Sander

Belt and Disc Sander

Clausing-Metosa engine lathe. 13 inch swing and 30 inches between centers. 75-2500 rpm. Crossfeed and longitudinal power feed. Digital readouts installed alongside dial readouts on the feed handles. Usable for turning, parting, drilling, tapping and single point threading.

Form Labs Form 2

Form Labs Form 2

Desktop Stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer; Build Size: 5.7" x 5.7" x 6.9" (145 x 145 x 175 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.001”, 0.002”, 0.004” (25, 50, 100 microns); Light Source: 405 nm, 250mW violet laser; USB, Ethernet, WI-Fi; Print material: Photopolymer resin; File types: STL, OBJ, FORM

Sinterit Lisa

Sinterit Lisa

Selective Laser Sintering 3D printer; Build Size: 4.3" x 5.9" x 5.9" (110 x 150 x 150 mm) TPU, 3.5" x 5.1" x 5.1" (90 x 130 x 130 mm) PA; Layer Thickness: 0.003”-0.007“ (75-175 microns);  USB, WI-Fi; PA, TPU, TPE; File types: STL, OBJ, 3DS, FBX, DAE, 3MF.

Sinterit Sandblaster

Sinterit Sandblaster

Machine to clean, polish, and finish printed parts.







Markforged Mark Two

Markforged Mark Two

Desktop FFF/CFF 3D printer; Build Size: 12.6" x 5.2" x 6" (320 x 132 x 154 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.004“ (100 microns) FFF, 0.008” (200 microns) CFF; Connectivity: USB, WI-Fi, SD Card; Print material: Nylon, Onyx, Carbon Fiber, Kevlar, Fiberglass; File types: STL, OBJ.

Lulzbot Taz 6

Lulzbot Taz 6

Desktop FFF 3D printer with ruby nozzle capable of printing metal filament; Build Size: 11.02" x 11.02" x 9.8" ; Layer Thickness: 0.002“ – 0.02” depending on nozzle; Print material: ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, wood filled filaments, Polyester (Tritan), PETT, bronze and copper filled filaments, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PETG, conductive PLA and ABS, UV luminescent filaments, PCTPE, PC-ABS; File types: STL.

Aon M2

Aon M2

FFF 3D printer; Build Size: 18" x 18" x 25" (457 x 457 x 635 mm); Connectivity: USB, Ethernet; Print material: PEEK, Ultem, ABS, PC, Nylon, TPU; File types: STL.







Fabpro 1000

Fabpro 1000

Stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer; Build Size: 4.92" x 4.72" x 2.76" (125 x 120 x 70 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.001”-0.004“ (0.050-0.1mm); Connectivity: USB, Ethernet; File types: STL, OBJ.






HP Jet Fusion 580 Color 3D Printer

HP Jet Fusion 580

Color 3D Printer. Material Jetting (MJ) 3D printer; Build Size: 13.1" x 9.8" x 7.5" (332 x 190 x 248 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.003“(80 microns); Connectivity: USB, Ethernet; File types: STL.



Sintering Furnace

Sintering Furnace

Sintering furnace with Vacuum pump; Maximum Temperature: 1400°C (2552°F).






Form Labs Form 2

Flashforge Creator Pro

Desktop FFF 3D printer with two nozzles; Build Size: 5.8" x 5.9" x 8.9" (227 x 148 x 150 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.0039” - 0.019” (100-500microns);Nozzle Diameter: 0.015” (0.4 mm); Weight: 31 lbs. (14 kg); Connectivity: USB, SD Card; Print material: ABS, PLA; File types: STL.

Polyprinter 508

Polyprinter 508

Desktop FFF 3D printer; Build Size: 9" x 9" x 20" (229 x 229 x 508 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.001” (0.05 mm); Nozzle Diameter: 0.01” (0.35 mm); Connectivity: USB; Print material: ABS, PLA, Nylon, Ninja Flex; File types: STL.









Polyprinter 229

Polyprinter 229

Desktop FFF 3D printer; Build Size: 9" x 9" x 9" (229 x 229 x 229 mm); Layer Thickness: 0.001” (0.05 mm); Nozzle Diameter: 0.01” (0.35 mm); Connectivity: USB; Print material: ABS, PLA, Nylon, Ninja Flex; File types: STL.









Lathe Machine

Twenty Drill Press

Wilton VSG Twenty Drill Press. Continuously variable speed drill press, model number 2015. 80-1200 rpm, 1.5 horsepower. Capable of drilling most metals including aluminum, steel, brass, etc.

Bandsaw

Bandsaw

Craftsman 12 inch bandsaw, 1/2 hp, 2,950 SFPM.


Vertical Mill

Vertical Mill

GMC variable speed vertical mill. 60 to 4200 rpm. 9x54 inch table. Three axis power feed. Digital readout installed (2 axis).

Injection Molding Machine

Injection Molding

Benchtop vertical injection molding machine; Clamping Capacity: 12 tons.

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