Update for Summer 2021

The Rapid Prototyping lab is now open the following times or by appointment:

  • Monday and Tuesday – 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Wednesday – 10 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Thursday – 9 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday – 10 AM to 4:30 PM

Limit 4 people in the lab at one time. Please reach out to jimmy.pierce@oit.edu for more information

The Rapid Prototyping Lab is a student run lab open to all students regardless of their degree track. The lab is an open, creative environment for students to bring their ideas to life. This is the place where you want to make your mistakes and refine, refine, refine!

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Rapid Prototyping Lab Workstations

Never used a 3D printer before? Don’t worry, just ask the lab monitors to show you how to do it, and they will be happy to help. This lab is not only a place for experienced inventors to turn ideas into reality, it is also a place for newcomers to learn and expand their skills as well. The lab also serves as a hub for creativity and a place to hang out.

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Rapid Prototyping 3D Printers
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Rapid Prototyping Lab Computer Stations

List of Equipment:

  • 6 Prusa 3d printers
  • 1 Raise3d 3d printer
  • 1 Afinia 3d printer
  • 1 Universal Laser cutter
  • 1 carbide 3d CNC mill
  • 1 Reflow oven
  • 3 Computers with Solidworks
  • Large soldering station