Research Interests/Equipment

Research Interests

  • Magnetic Gearing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automation and Controls
  • Lapping and Polishing

 


Equipment

Epilog Helix Laser Cutter-Engraver

  • 24″ x 18″ cutting area
  • 75 watt laser
  • engraves ceramic, metal, plastic, wood
  • cuts wood, acrylic, Delrin
  • DXF, SVG, and PDF format

 

Nomad Pro Desktop CNC

  • 8″ x 8″ x 3″ work volume
  • +/- .001″ accuracy
  • machines plastics and soft metals (aluminum, brass, etc.)

 

Lulzbot Mini

  • 6″ x 6″ x 4″ work volume
  • ABS, PLA, and custom filaments available
  • variable print speeds and resolutions

 

form1plus-dark-specs

Form 1+  and Form 2 from Formlabs

  • Build volume of 125 mm x 125 mm x 165 mm
  • Uses STL files as input
  • 25, 50, or 100 micron layer thickness
  • White, Grey, Black, and Clear resins are available
  • Flexible, Tough, and Castable resins are also available

 

M series Microscribe CMM 1+ from Revware

  • 5 axis coordinate measuring machine
  • +/- .002″ accuracy
  • Workspace Diameter 50″

 

Wazer Desktop Waterjet

  • 12″ x 18″ cutting area 
  • cuts a variety of materials up to 1/4″ thick

 

ProJet 3500 HDmax from 3D Systems

  • Multiple Material Options
  • Meltable Support Material
  • Build Volume 12″ x 7″ x 8″
  • Up to 1600 DPI lateral resolution and 16 micron layer thickness

 

Baxter Research Robot from Rethink Robotics

  • (2) 6 DOF arms w/ interchangeable grippers
  • 3 integral cameras (wrist x 2, head)
  • Ultrasonic crown for safety
  • Programmed using ROS (Robot Operating System)