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Research Areas and Equipment

Additive Manufacturing

3D scanning and prototyping, Metal and plastic printing and finishing, Design

  • 3D Printing Zone
  • Polyjet: Stratasys OBJET30 Prime, J750
  • FDM: Mojo 3D Printer, Fortus 250/400/900 mc
  • 3D Scanners: Creaform, Arctech, HP 3D David SLS

Simulation & Modelling

Computational flow dynamics, Finite element analysis, Process simulation, Advanced 3D modelling

  • 3D Printing Zone
  • Software: Catia, Ansys, Mimics, Geomagics, Solidworks

Digital Fabrication

Multi-axis CNC, Waterjet cutting, Laser cutting, Metrology

  • Fabrication Zone
  • Laser Cutters/ Engravers: Trotec Speedy 300/ 400
  • Mills & Lathes : VMC 610 Colchester STORM
  • Vacuum Forming Machine : Formech 686
  • Waterjet: Flow Water Jet

Automation

Advanced robotics, Process design and optimization, Sensor integration

  • Robotics Zone
  • ABB:IRB 1200,140,2600,120
  • Collaborative Robot: YuMi IRB 14000 & 14050
  • Spider Robot: IRB 360 FlexPicker

Design

Product design and optimization, Reverse engineering

  • 3D Printing Zone
  • Software: Catia, Ansys, Mimics, Geomagics, Solidworks