Equipment

ShopBot Desktop CNC Router

If you haven't already, please read the CNC Routing Handbook to learn the basics of CNC routing before using this machine. The ShopBot Desktop CNC router in Bray Lab is currently the only CNC router available for students to use. All students must complete Bray Lab safety training and CNC training …

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Bridgeport Mill

(This is a RED ZONE Machine, Proper training and authorization is Required) Set Appropriate Speed Clamp your piece securely to the Table Use Edge Finder to Zero-Out your Work Space Makes sure Appropriate tool is mounted in the Colet Become thoroughly familiar with t…

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Chop Saw

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a Kalamazoo Wet Abrasive Cut-off Saw with a 14" wheel and 28x16" bed size that can b…

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Drill Press

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a Delta DP300 Shopmaster 12-Inch Drill Press. It can drill holes in a variety of materials, including plastic, wood, and metal, depending on the bit used. Prev…

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Epilog Zing 24 Laser Cutter

The Epilog Zing 24 within 200 Boston Ave is 40W. The following guide will help you use the laser cutter. A list of materials that can be laser cut can be found here. Please make sure your file is properly set up …

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Hand Tapping Machine

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a hand tapping machine that can be used to create threaded holes in metals like steel, brass, aluminum, or cast iron depending on the bit used.

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Horizontal Band Saw

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a horizontal band saw available for metal-cutting. Lift Blade to place your workpiece in the vice Workpiece must be balanced on the vice (if your pie…

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Jump Shear

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a jump shear for metalforming. Adjust stop to length of cut Place piece along straight edge (against stop) Workpiece must sit flat on table

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Lathe

(This is a RED ZONE Machine, Proper training and authorization is Required) Set Appropriate Speed and Feed Makes sure Appropriate tool is mounted to the tool post Chuck up your piece REMOVE CHUCK KEY Press Green start button Turn on coolant spray Pull…

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Trotec Speedy II 60W Laser Cutter

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a Trotec Speedy II 60 Watt Laser Cutter with a bed size of 28x16 inches. The software accepts any 2D drawing. For cutting, the drawing must have [vector lines](http://vector-convers…

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Vertical Band Saw

(Originally from here) The Shop in Bray Lab has a vertical band saw that can be used to cut wood into custom shapes. Adjust the blade guard to 1⁄4” above the work to be cut Workpiece must sit f…

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Dimension 1200es

If you haven't already, please read the 3D Printing Handbook to learn the basics of 3D printing before using this machine. Also check out the CAD Handbook if you'd like to create your own 3D models from scratch. The Testing Lab within Bray Lab has one [Stratasys Dimension 1200es](http://www.stratas…

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DIWire CNC Wire Bender

The Mechatronics Lab within Bray Lab has one DIWire CNC Wire Bender. Size Material 1/16in Steel …

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FlashForge Creator Pro

If you haven't already, please read the 3D Printing Handbook to learn the basics of 3D printing before using this machine. Also check out the CAD Handbook if you'd like to create your own 3D models from scratch. The FlashForge Creator Pro is a dual extrusion printer, meaning it can print using two …

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Othermill CNC Milling Machine

The Mechatronics Lab has an Othermill CNC Machine. This machine is ideal for milling small parts or printed circuit boards (PCBs). The workable volume on the tool is 5.5 × 4.5 × 1.6 in. The materials shown below are kept in stock in the Mechatronics Lab: (imag…

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Soldering Iron

Soldering irons are the hammers and nails of the electronics world; they're very common, highly useful, and they're one of the first tools you'll need to use as you learn more about electronics. Soldering irons are pretty simple, mechanically. There's a handle part and a metal po…

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Ultimaker 2

The Tufts Crafts Center has an Ultimaker 2 that's open and available to all Tufts undergraduates. Material is also free as part of your student activities fee. More information about the Ultimaker 2 will be added soon. Contact Andy Braren if you need help so…

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