College of Design

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.

SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULES

RAPSON SHOPS
RAPSON LASERS
MCNEAL LASER
M-Th
9:00am-9:45pm
M-Th
8:30am-9:45pm
M
12:00pm-8:00pm
F
9:00am-4:45pm
F
8:30am-5:45pm
Tu
3:30pm-8:00pm
Sa
12:00pm-4:45pm
Sa
12:00pm-7:45pm
W
12:00pm-8:00pm
Su
2:00pm-9:45pm
Su
12:00pm-9:45pm
Th
10:30am-3:00pm
 
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 - Outreach and Research Specialist

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DigiFabLab YouTube channelfacebook
 

 

 

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
  • $4.10/cuin + $.69/min staff time for 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
  • $4.10/cuin + $.69/min staff time for 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  

 

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

[directions and maps]

Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

[directions and maps]

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