Fab Lab Equipment

Fab LabLCCC Fab Lab Equipment

The LCCC Fab Lab has a variety of production equipment capable of producing a variety of different products. The current equipment includes: 
 

Roland Modela Plotter
Roland Automated Vinyl Cutter
Roland Plotter

Roland Modela Plotter

Epilog CO2 Laser Cutter
Epilog CO2 Laser Cutter
Epilog Laser Cutter with Part
Epilog Laser Cutter with Part

  • Roland CAMM-1 Servo - Automated vinyl cutter. This machine is basically a plotter that uses a razor blade instead of an ink pen. It can be used to make vinyl signs of just about any size. It can also cut fabric, cardboard, very thin metal, vellum, etc. For more info see - http://www.rolanddga.com/products/
    cutters/gx24/default.asp

     
  • Roland Modela 3D Plotter MDX-15 - Basically a table-top milling machine. This machine can be used to drill holes, mill slots and pockets, 3D engrave, and more. It also comes with a scanner attachment that allows existing 3D items to be reproduced. 
     
  • Epilog Mini 18 - CO2 laser cutter - This versatile machine can engrave text, graphics, and photographs onto a wide variety of materials (wood, acrylic, marble, mat board, leather, glass, and more). It is also capable of cutting through many materials up to approximately 1/4" thick.
     
    Click here to see a slide show of the Epilog

    For examples of what you can make with the laser cutter, see - http://www.epiloglaser.com/
    laser_applications.htm

    For general info see - http://www.epiloglaser.com/

Learn more about Fab Labs
Here is a link to a USA Today article on Fab Labs:
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/
techinnovations/2005-11-06-fab-lab_x.htm


You may also want to check out the MIT Fab Lab web pages:
http://fab.cba.mit.edu/

For more information about the Lorain County Community College Fab Lab, contact:

R. Scott Zitek
Engineering Technologies Division
(440) 366-7024
rzitek@lorainccc.edu

 

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