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Capabilities

The three sites of SHAP3D have or have access to a wide range of additives manufacturing equipment, including:

  • Stratasys (Eden 260 V Object)
  • Stratasys OBJet260 Connex
  • Stratasys OBJet350 Connex
  • Stratasys Fortus 350 FDM 3D Printer
  • Stratasys Fortus F370
  • Stratasys Fortus 450mc
  • FDM with water jet
  • Hyrel 3D (30M), variable head support, high-temperature/low temperature monofilaments, emulsions
  • ZCorporation (ZPrinter 150), Powder Printer
  • Autodes Embers, stereolithography / DLP based systems
  • Envisiontec Ultra 3SP 3D Printer
  • Form Labs (Form 2), SLA with bath
  • Makerbot Z18, FDM Printer
  • Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT
  • Optomec Aerosol Jet 300 System
  • Optomec print engine
  • nScrypt machines - capability for FDM, past printing, CNC milling, and pick-and-place
  • Voxel8 machine for combination of fused deposition modeling and paste-based printing
  • MarkForged machine, the Mark 2. Continuous carbon fiber deposition with nylon matrix
  • PlusForge machine to photo-sinter electrically conductive inks
  • An in-house built multi-material multi-method (m4) 3D printing platform that integrates aerosol jet, FDM, DIW, inkjet, photonic cure, and robotic pick-and-place
  • Arcam electron beam melting (EBM   ) A2X model machine, which is suitable for manufacturing large, complex metal parts at high temperature
  • EOS laser sintering system (EOSINT M270)
  • Wire electrical discharge machining (EDM) machine, which is CNC controlled and can remove parts from the build plate and perform finish machining
  • 3DSystems ProX-300 laser-based metal additive manufacturing machine
  • One 3D Systems CJP 660 Pro (binder jet printer)
  • Two Dimatix DMP-2800 printers
  • Custom-built HuskyJet Inkjet printer equipped with three Dimatix SG1024 MA print heads, drop watcher system, and in-line UV and IR lamps
  • Custom-built multimaterial projection microstereothography printer (funded by SHAP3D)
In addition, the three sites have access a wide range of materials synthesis, characterization facilities, located in the Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) and Material Characterization Laboratory at UML, material characterization facilities in the Institute of Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) in Marcus Nanotechnology Building and Pettit Microelectronics Research Building at GT, the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center (AMIC) and Proof-of-Concept Center (POCC) at UCONN Tech Park.