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Charging for service and materials is starting. 
Departments will be charged based on their account numbers. Students will be charged soon.*


* During Covid-19 we are under different operational conditions. Most interactions will be done remotely. Parts printed or cut will be picked up in a non-contact manner.


* 3D Printing & Laser cutting/etching Pricing:

Standard Filaments:        $0.12/gm (PLA & PETG)   $1.00 setup/model  

Specialty Filaments:        $0.25/gm PC, Carbon Fiber Infused, Etc.       $1.00 setup/model

Standard Resins:             $0.32/mL  $2.00/ 5 min setup and cleaning    $1.00 supply charge (PPE/gloves & alcohol)  

Specialty Resins:             $0.37/mL  $2.00/ 5 min setup and cleaning    $1.00 supply charge (gloves & alcohol)  

Laser Cutting/Etching:   TBD


Note: Printing jobs that go over 5hrs will be subject to additional charges. 

  • 3D printers – 3 Lulzbot Taz Pros, 1 FormLabs 3, 1 FormLabs 3B, 2 Original Prusa i3 MK3S+
  • 3D scanners – Einscan Pro hand-held 3D scanner and an EinScan-SP 3D Scanner.
  • Electronics – Raspberry Pis, Arduinos, breadboards, power supplies, and components.
  • Soldering – 2 HAKKO Soldering Stations

  • Laser cutter – BOSS LS-1630

  • Sewing machines – 2 Janome 7330
  • A tabletop letterpress book press
  • Large-format printers and scanners
  •          And a wide variety of tools for lending.


Soldering station (FX-888D), Soldering irons


    FX-8801 with soldering tip type B), Iron holder

    (with cleaning wire, cleaning sponge).   


Model No. FX-888D
Power consumption 70W
Temperature range 50 to 480ºC
Temperature stability ±1ºC at idle temperature (When set to 200 to 480ºC)


Output voltage AC 26V
Dimensions 100(W)×120(H)×120(D)mm
Weight 1.2kg

・Soldering Iron

Power consumption 65W (26V)
Tip to ground resistance <2Ω
Tip to ground potential <2mV
Heating element Ceramic heater
Standard tip Shape-B (No.T18-B)
Cord length 1.2m
Total length 217mm (with B tip)
Weight 46g (with B tip)


BossLaser LS-1630X 




Cutting Area 400 x 750mm or 15.75" x 29.50"
Work Table Capacity 200lb movement, 300lb static
Laser Power Includes 65W CO2 w/ available 100W
Software Interface 2020 LightBURN™ Software
Material Capability Organics / non-metal - Able to mark pre-treated metals
Machine Dimensions 65.5"L x 37.5"W x 44.5"H (with 100W tube extension)
Venting Attachments Air exhaust fan with a venting tube
Motor type Nema Stepper
Z table Motorized Z (8 in. up/down adjustable)
Material platform Both Honeycomb & Knife Blade cutting tables
Net Weight 630lbs.
Power Supply AC 110V (220V available upon request)
OS Compatibility Windows, Mac OS, or Linux (32 or 64-bit)
Laser / PC Connectivity USB connection
Job Memory Capacity 128mb via. USB flash drive or WiFi networking
Rotary Capable Chuck or Roller options available
Crate Dimensions / Gross Weight 69" Deep X 43"W x 50"H / 700#
Warranty 12 months (includes parts & CO2 tube)
Class Class 4 laser

2 Janome 7330 Sewing Machines






mechanical machine
860 stitches per minute
18 built-in stitch patterns
1 buttonhole style
Stitch length 4mm and width 6.5mm
Built-in needle threader
workspace 6.5 x 4.6in
reverse button
5 piece feed dog system


Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300




Printer Type

12-Color 44-inch Printer

Number of Nozzles

Total: 30,720
All colors: 2,560 nozzles each

Nozzle Pitch

1,200 dpi
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation

Print Resolution (Up to)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Compatibility

4 picoliter

Ink Droplet Size

LUCIA EX ink (Pigment-based)

Color Set

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

Media Width

Cut Sheet: 8 - 44
Roll: 10 - 44

Media Thickness

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Maximum Roll Print Length

59 Feet (18 meters)2

Borderless Printing Width

515mm (JIS B2), 1, 030mm (JIS B0), 594mm (ISO A1), 841mm (ISO A0), 10, 14, 17, 24, 36, 42, 44

Paper Feed Method

Roll Feed: One Roll, front output
Front Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output


Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000.



Printer Type

11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer 44-inch Printer

Number of Nozzles

Total: 18,432
All colors: 1,536 nozzles

Nozzle Pitch

600 dpi x 2
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation

Print Resolution (Up to)

2400×1200dpi (Max)

Ink Droplet Size

Minimum 4 picoliter

Ink Droplet Size

Pigment based LUCIA PRO Ink

Color Set

Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Photo Cyan, Photo Magenta, Gray, Photo Gray, Red, Blue, +Chroma Optimizer

Media Width

Cut Sheet - 8- 44
Roll Feed - 8 - 44

Media Thickness

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8 mm (2.8 - 31.5mil)

Maximum Roll Print Length

Roll Feed - 59' (18 meters)**

Borderless Printing Width

10, 14, 17, B2 (20.3/515 mm), A1 (23.4/594mm), A0 (33.11841mm), 24, 36, B0 (40.6/1,030mm), 42,44

Paper Feed Method

(Roll Media Only) 10, 14, 17, B2 (20.3/515 mm), A1 (23.4/594mm), 24
Roll Feed: One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output
Manual Feed: Front-loading, Front Output


Contex HD4250 Large-format Scanner. 





 600dpi optical resolution standard

 48-bit color and 16-bit grayscale image data
   capture from high quality CCD technology

 Color calibration to sRGB color space

 Ultra fast USB 2.0 interface with xDTR (Extended
   Data Transfer Rate)

 On-board Image Processing: Built-in Sharpen, Blur
   Descreen, Error Diffusion, Adaptive Thresholding