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<center>'''Please see individual pages for more information on each piece of equipment.'''</center>
 
<center>'''Please see individual pages for more information on each piece of equipment.'''</center>
  
==Hand Tools==
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==Shop Tools==
 
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===Hand Tools===
 
[[File:CuttingTools.webp|thumb|x325px|right|Cutting Tools]]
 
[[File:CuttingTools.webp|thumb|x325px|right|Cutting Tools]]
  
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==Power Tools==
 
==Power Tools==
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[[File:PowerToolsStock.jpeg|thumb|x325px|right|Power Tools]]
 
[[File:PowerToolsStock.jpeg|thumb|x325px|right|Power Tools]]
  
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**[[Power_Tools#Handheld_Routers|Hand Held Router]]
 
**[[Power_Tools#Handheld_Routers|Hand Held Router]]
  
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==Plastic Forming==
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*[[Vacuum Former]]
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*[[Line Bender]]
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==Sewing Equipment==
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*[[Sewing Machine]]
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*[[Embroidery Machine]]
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*We stock a variety of fabrics available for purchase
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==Digital Fabrication Tools==
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==3D Printers==
 
==3D Printers==
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[[File:Form2.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|Form 2]]
 
[[File:Form2.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|Form 2]]
 
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*Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
 
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**[[uPrint Plus]] - Prints with ABS filament
We have three 3D-printers available for use<nowiki>:</nowiki>
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**Two Monoprice Minis - Prints with PLA filament. These are free for students to use!
*The '''[[Form2]]''', which prints using liquid plastic cured with a UV laser
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*Selective Adhesion
*The '''[[uPrint Plus]]''', which prints using plastic filament
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**[[zPrinter 450]] - Prints with layers of plaster
*The '''[[zPrinter 450|zPrinter]]''', which prints using layers of plaster
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*Selective Laser Adhesion
 
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**[[Form2]] - Prints with liquid plastic cured with a UV laser
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Laser Cutters==
 
==Laser Cutters==
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*'''[[Epilog Laser|Epilog Laser and Engraver]]'' - has the ability to cut, engrave, and raster a wide variety of materials.
[[File:EpilogLaser.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|Form 2]]
 
 
 
Our laser cutter, the '''[[Epilog Laser|Epilog Laser and Engraver]]'', has the ability to cut, engrave, and raster a wide variety of materials.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
==CNC Milling Machines==
 
==CNC Milling Machines==
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[[File:ShopSabre.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|Shop Sabre]]
 
[[File:ShopSabre.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|Shop Sabre]]
 
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*[[Roland 4-Axis CNC]] - cuts smaller, more detailed objects and has a fourth axis, allows for rotating an object as it cuts
There are two CNC machines available<nowiki>:</nowiki>
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*[[ShopSabre|ShopSabre 3-Axis CNC]] - can cut large sheets up to 4' x 8'
*The '''[[Roland 4-Axis CNC|Roland 4-Axis]]''' cuts smaller objects and allows for rotating an object as it cuts
 
*The '''[[ShopSabre|ShopSabre 3-Axis]]''' can cut large sheets, but only in 3 dimensions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
==3D Scanner==
 
==3D Scanner==
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*[[Roland LPX-600|3D Scanner]]
[[File:Roland3DScanner.JPG|thumb|x300px|right|3D Scanner]]
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=Electronics Tools=
There is also a '''[[Roland LPX-600|3D Scanner]]''' available for use.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Electronics Bench==
 
 
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[[File:Soldering_tool.jpg|thumb|x300px|right|Soldering Iron on Electronics Bench]]
 
[[File:Soldering_tool.jpg|thumb|x300px|right|Soldering Iron on Electronics Bench]]
 
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*Electronics Bench
At the Ideashop '''[[Electronics Bench]]''' we have equipment such as Microcontrollers, Oscilloscopes, Soldering Irons, a Desoldering Tool, and a Step Up & Down Transformer.
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**Microcontrollers (for rent or purchase)
 
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**Oscilloscopes
 
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**Soldering Irons
 
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**Desoldering Tool
 
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**Step Up & Down Transformer
 
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*We also stock various electronic components available for [[Electronics Cabinet|purchase]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Vacuum Former==
 
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The Formech 686'''[[Vacuum Former]]''' enables users to heat a variety of materials, such as ABS or plastic, to make a mold of an object.
 
 
 
==Sewing Equipment==
 
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Explore our '''[[Sewing Equipment]]'''! '''[[Sewing Machines]]''' use thread to stitch together pieces of fabric, and '''[[Embroidery Machines]]''' use special stitch files to create thread designs on fabric.
 

Revision as of 16:52, 10 April 2020

The IdeaShop has a wide variety of machines available to fit all inventing needs. All machines require an initial safety training conducted as needed by IdeaShop staff.

Please see individual pages for more information on each piece of equipment.

Shop Tools


Hand Tools

Cutting Tools

For Hand Tools, we have:


Power Tools

Power Tools


For Power Tools, we have:

Plastic Forming

Sewing Equipment


Digital Fabrication Tools


3D Printers

Form 2
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
    • uPrint Plus - Prints with ABS filament
    • Two Monoprice Minis - Prints with PLA filament. These are free for students to use!
  • Selective Adhesion
  • Selective Laser Adhesion
    • Form2 - Prints with liquid plastic cured with a UV laser

Laser Cutters

CNC Milling Machines

Shop Sabre

3D Scanner


Electronics Tools


Soldering Iron on Electronics Bench
  • Electronics Bench
    • Microcontrollers (for rent or purchase)
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Soldering Irons
    • Desoldering Tool
    • Step Up & Down Transformer
  • We also stock various electronic components available for purchase