Prototyping Equipment

Available Equipment

Here’s a list of the prototyping equipment available in the eGarage.

  • VLS 6.60 Laser Table*
  • Rapid Prototyping Equipment (3D Printers – Afinia & Fusion)*
  • ShopBot Desktop CNC Machine*
  • Sewing Suite w/ 2 Bernina Machines
  • DeWALT 18V Tool Suite
  • Electronics Suite (soldering stations, power supplies, oscilloscopes)
  • Cricut Machine
*SCHEDULED EQUIPMENT TRAINING REQUIRED

Knowledgebase

These training manuals are designed to be supplemental materials and while they can stand alone, they work best in conjunction with the required in person training offered by our garage manager DC.

Please note, if you intend to use these outside of the eGarage it would be best to check with any departmental safety regulations. 

VLS 6.60 Laser Table (current training v 2.1)


Laser TableQuick Facts/Specs

Make & Model: Universal Laser Systems VLS 6.60 Laser Table
Build Volume: 18″ x 32″ x 9″
Max weight on z axis: 40 lbs
Three functions: cutting (red), etching (blue) and raster (black)

 

Training Manual FAQs 

 ShopBot Desktop CNC (current training v 1.1)

Shopbot Image

Quick Facts/Specs
Make & Model: ShopBot Desktop CNC Rotary Mill
Build Volume: 24″ x 18″ x 5.5″ (roughly 3.5″ usable Z height w/o spoilboard – requires approval)
Spindle: 1.5hp; 4 in/sec

 

Training Manual

Afinia H480 3D Printer (current training v. 2.2)

Afinia BeginnerQuick Facts/Specs
Make & Model: Afinia H480
Build Volume: 140 mm x 140 mm x 135 mm
Resolution: 20 microns
Approved Materials: 1.75mm PLA & ABS plastic (supplied)

 

Afinia User Manual Training Manual

Afinia H800 3D Printer (current training v. 1.1)

Afinia

Quick Facts/Specs
Make & Model: Afinia H800
Build Volume: 10″ x 8″ x 8″
Resolution: 20 micron
Approved Materials: 1.75mm PLA & ABS plastic (supplied)

 

Afinia User Manual Training Manual

Fusion 3D F306 3D Printer (current training v. 1.0)

fusion

Quick Facts/Specs
Make & Model: Fusion F306
Build Volume: 12″ x 12″ x 12″
Resolution: 20 micron
Approved Materials: 1.75mm PLA & ABS plastic (supplied)

 

Training Manual

Questions?

ei_portraits-7863Contact: David “DC” Cardarelli
eigaragemanager@ncsu.edu
919.515.2485