Equipment

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 FDM 3D Printer - F270

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This FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D Printer is capable of rapidly prototyping 3D models into strong ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) plastic parts. This machine prints monochromatic parts at a 0.010 inch layer thickness. Parts printed on the FDM printers are less expensive then parts printed on the PolyJet printer.

 

 FDM 3D Printer - Fortus 250mc

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This FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D Printer is capable of rapidly prototyping 3D models into strong ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) plastic parts. This machine prints monochromatic parts at a 0.010 inch layer thickness. Parts printed on the FDM printers are less expensive then parts printed on the PolyJet printer.

 

 FDM 3D Printer - Fortus 400mc

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This FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D Printer is capable of rapidly prototyping 3D models into strong PC (Polycarbonate) parts. This machine prints white parts at a 0.010 inch layer thickness. Parts printed on the FDM printers are less expensive then parts printed on the PolyJet printer.

 

 PolyJet 3D Printer - Objet350 Connex3

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This 3D Printer is capable of rapidly creating 3D models out of liquid photopolymers cured with ultraviolet light. Parts can be printed in a wide range of rigid, flexible, transparent, or colored materials. The Objet350 prints high quality, high resolution parts (0.001 inch), but is more expensive than FDM (fused deposition modeling) printers.

 FDM 3D Printer - Ultimaker 2+

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The Utlimaker, 2+ is capable of rapidly prototyping 3D models into PLA plastic parts at high resolution.

Only one laser is functional  Laser Cutter - Universal ILS12.150D

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Powerful, agile and versatile, our twin 150W CO2 laser cutters will cut and etch most woods and several plastics.

Only one laser is functional  Laser Cutter - Epilog Legend 36EXT

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One of the most popular machines in think[box], this laser cutter will cut and etch most woods and several plastics and is practical for a wide variety of projects.

  CorelDraw

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The recommended graphic design software for using machines in think[box].

 

Out of service due construction  Photo Table - Smith Victor TST-F3

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Present projects professionally with well-lit, high-resolution photos. Our photo table allows anyone to take beautiful pictures within minutes. 

  Printed Circuit Board Router - T-Tech QC-J5

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The circuit board router allows prototyping of single or double layer circuit boards in-house. The T-Tech QC-J5 drills holes and cuts insulation paths from a full sheet of single- or double-sided copper clad material, leaving behind the traces, pads, vias and pin holes for components to be attached. 

 Sewing Machine - Janome Memory Craft 11000 Special Edition

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Strong and durable sewing capabilities made possible by our state-of-the-art machine.

 Embroidery Machine -  Tajima SAI

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A powerful multi-head embroidery machine capable of embroidering on flat and cylindrical surfaces.

 Vinyl Cutter - Roland GX-24 CAMM-1 SERVO

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Capable of quickly creating in your face decals, professional quality signage, or impressive logos out of a variety of different colored vinyl.

  Computerized Router - ShopBot PRSalpha 96x48

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96" x 48", 3-axis, CNC router. Capable of precisley cutting wood, plastic, foams and composites.  

 Tool Loans

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Reserve a variety of equipment for use outside of think[box].  

Miter Saw - Makita WST01

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Compound sliding miter saw that can be used to make simple or compound angle cuts in wood and plastic.  

 Large Format Printer - HP Designjet T790 ePrint

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Print huge posters, pictures and more with our large format printer.

 Poster Trimmer - Rotatrim Professional M54

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Trim posters, papers and other flexible materials with our large precision poster trimmer.

 Laminator - GBC Ultima35 EZLOAD

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Easy and fast lamination of a wide variety of sheet materials.

  1.5 Inch Button Maker - American Button Machines

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The American Button Machines Button Maker at think[box] is used to press a graphic design drawn on bond paper onto a button shell.

 
 
 

 3D Stereo Inspection Microscope - Lynx

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Sharp images with incredible depth make work with microscopic components an equivalent experience to an IMAX movie.   

 CameraScope - Leica

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This traditional stereo microscope with HD camera and external monitor allows for inspection and soldering but also makes group instruction possible.

 Soldering Iron - Metcal MX-PS5000

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Solder anything with our powerful soldering iron and its collection of useful accessories.  

 

 All-In-One Electronics Instrument - NI VirtualBench VB8012

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This handy device integrates a multimeter, power supply, oscilloscope, and function generator into a single, user friendly package.

 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope - Tektronix MSO2014

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Accurate and versatile, this oscilloscope is a huge advantage to anyone interested in developing quality electronics.

 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope - Tektronix MDO4014-3

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When working with radio frequency signals, this high-end mixed domain oscilloscope provides time-correlated measurements of analog, digital, and RF signals in a single instrument.

Available Bench Power Supply - Keysight E3631A

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Reliable DC power at a moment's notice, guaranteed by our excellent power supply.

 Digital Multimeter - Keithley 2000

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Precise measurements of a variety of electrical properties can be taken with ease.

 Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator - Keithley 3390

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Capable and convenient, this function generator is great for electrical work.

 3D Scanner - ROMER 7x Scan Arm

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This world-class 3D Scan Arm is our largest, highest resolution 3D Scanner.

 Fume Hood

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Use this fume hood to safely perform select chemical operations

 Paint Room

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Use the paint room to safely perform finishing operations such as painting, staining, and lacquering

 

 Vacuum Chamber - Rio Grande Side-Draw Bell Jar

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Use this vacuum chamber for degassing epoxies, mold materials, and resins

 

 Drill Press - Jet 20EVST 

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Use this machine to put round holes in metal. It has a digital speed readout

Drill Press - Clausing 2276

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Use this machine to put round holes in metal materials. It has three gear settings and an analog speed readout.

Drill Press - Powermatic PM2800B

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Use this machine to put round holes in woods or plastics. It has a laser for aid in focusing and a digital speed readout.

 

 Combination Sander - Kalamazoo Industries Model S612V

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Use for face grinding metals.

 

 Abrasive Blast Cabinet - Econoline RA-36-1

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This cabinet uses compressed air to propel a stream of glass beads at an workpiece to remove material and alter the finish.

 

 Vertical Bandsaw - Jet EVBS-26

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Uses a thin, serrated blade to cut metals and plastics at variable speeds. 

 Vertical Bandsaw - SCM Minimax S400P

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Uses a thin, serrated blade to cut wood at variable speeds.

 Horizontal Bandsaw - Hyd•Mech S20

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Cuts bars and rods of metal at variable speeds and is capable of making cuts at various angles due to the movable head.

Panel Saw - Safety Speed 6400

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Used to cut large sheet stock of wood or plastic down to smaller sizes.

 

 Sheet Metal Brake - National U6-4812

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Used to bend large sheet metal to various angles.

 Sheet Metal Shear - National N5126

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Used to cut thin sheet metal.

 Abrasive Water Jet Cutter - OMAX 5555

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Uses a high pressure stream of water and fine abrasives to cut 2D shapes out of almost any material.

 Welder - Lincoln Electric Power MIG 350MP

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MIG arc welder used for welding two base materials together.

 Planer - Powermatic 209HH

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Used to cut lumber to uniform thicknesses.

 Table Saw - SawStop ICS31230 

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Used to cut dimensioned wood to precise lengths and widths.

 

 Mill - Jet Mill EMT-949EVS 

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Used to remove material from a workpiece by feeding it into a rotating cutter along the X, Y, and Z axes.