Skip to Main Content

Weather AlertParking ban begins 10 p.m. 1/19/19. Lowell and Haverhill campuses closed, move-in and activities canceled 1/20/19. Visit www.uml.edu/storm for more info.

Services

The NERVE Center provides testing and prototyping services. Testing services can be performed in-house or in-situ for evaluation outside of the center.

Test and Evaluation Services

The NERVE Center testing services can be procured by either using the Core Research Facility (CRF) system or through grants and contracts.

For on-site used of the resources available at the NERVE Center, the university's Core Research Facility (CRF) system is used to reserve testing time. Reservation of testing time is available at an hourly rate for multiple simultaneous users at the center. Users may use the test courses available at the NERVE Center on their own (self use) or with the assistance of NERVE Center staff to facilitate testing, record performance via multi-angle video recording, and data collection (assisted use).

Costs for services listed below are for industry users. Please email: NERVE@cs.uml.edu to inquire about government and academic rates.

(Industry rates shown)Self UseAssisted Use
Hourly$106 / hour$216 / hour
Stratasys Eden 260V 3D printer

Prototyping Services

The NERVE Center houses a Stratasys Eden 260V 3D printer for prototyping capable of printing 16-micron layers and a build size of 255 x 252 x 200 millimeters. The 3D printer can be use to prototype robot gripper fingers, chassis mounts, wheel designs, and more. 3D printing jobs are reserved using the university's Core Research Facility (CRF) system; cost is determined by the amount of material required to complete the job, prep time, and cleaning time. Prints are calculated in grams with a minimum of 20 grams. Please send your STL files to email: NERVECRF@uml.edu for a quote.

Costs for services listed below are for industry users. Please email: NERVE@cs.uml.edu to inquire about government and academic rates.

Cost For Services

Price per 2 grams: $2.51