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DigiFabLab

The W.L. Hall Workshop is supported primarily by CDes collegiate fees and access is limited to work directly related to CDes courses and research activities. The Digital Fabrication Lab provides 3D printing, CNC routing and self-service laser cutting to all University areas. College of Design coursework and research always has priority access.

SUMMER HOURS FOR COURSE RELATED WORK WILL BE IRREGULAR AND/OR BY APPOINTMENT. SEE CALENDAR BELOW FOR HOURS OR EMAIL CDESSHOP@UMN.EDU TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

NON-ACADEMIC WORK IS NOT PERMITTED
CONTACT US Kevin Groenke - Managing Technician
cdesshop@umn.edu Justin Kindelspire - DigiFab Specialist
612.624.9093 Keith Tucker - Studio Technician
139 Rapson Hall Patrick McKennan - Studio Technician

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CURRENT EQUIPMENT


   

7)ULS 18" x 32" 150 watt Co2 laser cutting systems

  • 6 at 129 Rapson
  • 1 at 334A McNeal
  • $.20/minute for academic work
  • non-academic work is not permitted
  • $10 GopherGOLD account balance required
ULS PLS6.150D

3)Dimension SST1200es FDM printers




3D Print Request Form

  • 10"x10"x12" build envelope
  • ABS+ plastic
  • 5 monochrome colors
  • .010" and .013" layer resolution
  • $4.00/cuin CDES academic work
  • $10/cuin non-CDES academic work
Dimension sst 1200 es

1)Stratasys Fortus 250MC FDM printer




3D Print Request Form

  • 10"x10"x12" build envelope
  • ABS+ plastic
  • 5 monochrome colors
  • .007", .010" and .013" layer resolution
  • $4.00/cuin CDES academic work
  • $10/cuin non-CDES academic work
Stratasys Fortus 250 mc
CAMASTER CR408ATC CNC router
  • 48" x 96"x 12"* capacity
  • 12" x 96" rotary axis
  • RhinoCam used to make toolpaths
  • z capacity determined by part geometry
  • $5.00/15 minutes CDES academic work
  • $100/hr non-CDES academic work
CR408ATC
CAMASTER CR404ATC CNC router
  • 48" x 48"x 12"* capacity
  • 12" x 96" rotary axis
  • RhinoCam used to make toolpaths
  • z capacity determined by part geometry
  • $5.00/15 minutes CDES academic work
  • $100/hr non-CDES academic work
CR408ATC

ShopSabre SideKick4
CNC plasma cutter

  • 50" x 53"
  • cuts mild steel up to 1/2" thick
  • RhinoCam used to make toolpaths
  • $5.00/15 minutes CDES academic work
  • $100/hr non-CDES academic work
ShopSabre Sidekick4
KNK MAXX24 knife plotter  
NextEngine 3D scanner