Anderson Innovation Labs equipment

Equipment categories

Equipment within the Anderson Student Innovation Labs is grouped into one of the three following categories based on safety and complexity: green (no training required), yellow (training required for after-hours use), and blue (training required). For more information about how to access the equipment, visit the Anderson Innovation Labs access web page.

Student Design Lab

Student Shop

Student Design Lab

Equipment category: GREEN

3D printer: MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation A single plastic extruder stacks layers of material to make 3D parts. Find instructions and resources on the MakerBot web page.
MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer
3D printer: LulzBot TAZ 6 A single plastic extruder stacks layers of material to make 3D parts. Find instructions and resources on the LulzBot web page.
Lulzbot TAZ 6
Sewing machine: Brother CS6000i Machine meant for stitching fabrics together. Find instructions and resources on the sewing machine web page.
Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine

Equipment category: YELLOW

Laser cutter: Universal Laser Systems High-powered laser that can cut through or engrave a variety of materials. Find instructions and resources on the laser cutter web page.
Universal Laser Systems Laser Cutter

Equipment category: BLUE

3D printer: Fusion F400 A single extruder stacks layers of material to make more precise 3D parts.
Fusion F400 3D Printer
3D printer: Stratasys Dimension A two extruder machine that stacks layers of plastic and dissolvable support material. This machine can print out complicated geometries and moving assemblies.
Stratasys Dimension 3D Printer

Student Shop

Equipment category: GREEN

3D printer: LulzBot TAZ 6 A single plastic extruder stacks layers of material to make 3D parts. Find instructions and resources on the LulzBot web page.
Lulzbot TAZ 6
3D scanner: DAVID 5 Creates a 3D model of a scanned object.
DAVID 5 3D Scanner

Equipment category: BLUE

Band saw Used to make smaller, more precise cuts in material.
Band Saw
Belt sander Uses an abrasive belt or disc to remove material from wooden workpieces.
Belt Sander
CNC router: CAMaster CR-404 A computer controlled gantry guides a spinning cutting tool to remove material. This machine can cut out shapes, create pockets down to a specified depth, or create 3D objects.
CAMaster CR-404 CNC Router
Drill press Precisely drills holes in materials.
Drill Press
Metal lathe: Hardinge Super Precision Creates round metal parts.
Hardinge Super Precision Metal Lathe
Miter saw: Makita DXT Used for precise angled cuts on wooden workpieces.
Makita DXT Miter Saw
MTS load frame This machine performs tensile or compression tests that can be used to determine the mechanical properties of different materials.
MTS load frame
Table saw: SawStop Used to cut sheets of material.
SawStop Table Saw
Welding room This room includes welding tools and overhead ventilation meant for joining pieces of metal together.
Welding Room
Wood lathe: Grizzly G0766 Creates round wooden parts.
Grizzly G0766 Wood Lathe