Contact Us   |   Print Page   |   Sign In   |   Register
3D Fabrication and Scanning
Share |

3D Printer

Name of tool: BFB 3D Touch
Used for: Printing digital 3D design in plastic.
Materials used: PLA, ABS, various colours
Size limitations: Dependant on time and material weight.
File formats required: Watertight STL


3D Scanner

Name of tool: NextEngine 3D scanner
Used for: Converting physical objects into digital 3D designs using laser and image capturing.
Suitable materials: Non-reflective 3D objects
Size limitations: None. Ideally between 100 – 300 mm.
File formats exported: 3D mesh, OBJ, STL, Solidworks

2.5D Scanner

Name of tool: Roland Modela MDX 20 with scanning attachment 
Used for: Converting physical objects into digital 3D designs using surface mapping
Suitable materials: Any
Size limitations: 200mm x 150mm. Height variable, not exceeding 60mm
File formats exported: DXF, STL

3D Milling Machine


Name of tool: Roland Modela MDX-540A
Used for: Subtractive prototyping: milling of 3D shapes using top-down milling and a rotary attachment.
Suitable materials: Acrylic, wood, aluminium, engineering plastics, wax and compressed foam.
Size limitations: 400mm x 400mm, height variable
File formats required: 3D model such as DXF, STL or IGES


more Calendar

The upcoming calendar is currently empty.

Click here to view past events and photos »

Featured Members

Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal