Facility

Computer Aided Design and Engineering

  • Pro/Engineer 3D solid modeling/surfacing on Silicon Graphics Indigo II high speed work stations
  • 5 Axis NC cutter path creation
  • Mold flow analysis for injection modeled parts
  • RASNA Finite Element Analysis integrated into the Pro/Engineer database
  • Kinematic, Structural and Thermal analysis FEA packages
  • ALIAS Studio modeling, animation and photo realistic rendering software
  • Frame by frame computer animation
  • 1600 X 1480 resolution IRIS color plots
  • Digital video output.
  • Roll size 600 dpi plotter
  • Stereo lithography models
  • 8’ X 15” envelope (5) axis milling. Clay, Foam or Aluminum
  • 8’ X 15” envelope digitizing
  • AutoCad: 3D Studio & Solid Modeling
  • Macintosh: Extensive graphic design capabilities
  • Hewlett Packard Paint Jet XL300 Color printer
  • Oce’ 7000 36”W roll feed engineering copier

Major Equipment List

  • Mill - 5 Axis, Gantry type, 60 feet long with 81/2’h x 81/2’w capability. Cincinnati Milacron; will profile in aluminum, rim board, honeycomb, foam, clay or wood.
  • Mill - 3 Axis, CNC vertical milling, Bridgeport series II. Milling in all industrial materials.
    Capacity: 39” x 28” x 16’
  • Mill - 3 Axis, CNC Emco model F1-CNC, for smaller part size, fine detail milling. Capacity: 16’ x 12” x 11”.
  • Mill - 3 Axis KT Milwaukee horizontal milling machine. Bi-directional rotating head. Capacity: 91” x 20” x 20”.
  • Mill -  Axis vertical, Bridgeport. Capacity: 30” x 22” x 15”.
  • Mill - Pantograph variable speed milling machine. Capacity: 27” x 19” x 5”.
  • Surface Plate - 20’ (600cm) x 10’ (300cm), 12” slotted grid, Tomas.
  • Surface Plate - 20’l (640cm) x 9’w (260cm), 12” wide precision ground sliding clay rails.
  • Pico Overhead Styling Bridge - 20’l (611cm) x 10’w (304cm), bridge; 6’h (170cm) x 7’w (213cm). 
  • Spray Booth - 28’l, 14’w, 13’h, tractor trailer capability, Binks, gas fired heating direct flow air make-up system. Down draft.
  • Spray Booth - 12’l x 10’w x 7’h, enclosed automotive capability. Saico down draft heating to 120º.
  • Grinding/Spray Booth - 18’l x 7’w x 8’h open face. Binks four man grinding station.
  • Spray Booth - 6’l x 8’w x 9’h. Binks open face small parts capability.
  • Vacuum Forming Machine - High Pressure. 4’ x 8’ sheet size. Electrically driven with four post double plates, double quartz heaters.
  • Autoclave Chamber - 75” diameter, 10’ long heated, walk-in chamber with liquid nitrogen tank. Composites forming.
  • Composite Vacuum Bag, Heated Steam Table - 10’ x 15’ heated steam with Vacuum Bag assist for large thermal pre-preg plastic molding.
  • High Volume 15 CFM Vacuum Pump Table - with 15” glass bell jar for R.T.V., epoxy, urethane, acrylic, air evacuation.

Other Equipment

Wood/Tooling Shop

  • Black granite surface plate 48” x 72’.
  • Black granite surface plate 48” x 60’.
  • Double sided 20” disc. sander with 45º tilting table.
  • Rockwell - Delta 10” table saw with 48” Bess-Meyer fence.
  • Oliver model 273-R (scroll saw) with large tilting table.
  • Oliver 36” wood band saw.
  • 3 Rockwell-Delta 14’ variable speed metal/wood band saws.

Machine Shop

  • 2 cast iron drilled and tapped lay out tables, 4’ x 10’
  • Air radial arm router, Columbia Precision Industries, ram type.
  • Porter cable type G88 wet/dry vertical belt sander.
  • Doall 60” metal cutting band saw.
  • Delta Milwaukee 20’ vertical contour metal cutting band saw.
  • Wallace variable speed 16” metal vertical cutting band saw.
  • Monarch 60” toolmakers lathe.
  • 12” closeting lathe.
  • 15 ton Verson all steel power press brake.
  • Linde heli-arc welder.
  • Miller mig wire feed welder.

Sheetmetal Shop

  • Marchant model 12-A sheet metal shrinking machine.
  • Marchant model 12-A sheet metal stretching machine.
  • 42” capacity English wheel.
  • Air powered planishing hammer.

Composite/Plastic Shop

  • Heat Oven, Wells two tier radiant.
  • Infrared forming oven 10’l x 3’w, 2 levels, 1800 watts.
  • Electric oven, 2 door, 4’ x 6’, 5 shelves, 0-600º with external circulating fan.
  • Heavy duty epoxy tooling foam mixer.
  • Double sided 2hp disc. sander 20” 90º tilting table.
  • Webster portable hardness tester.
  • 2 Rockwell-Delta wood band saws.

Clay Shop

  • 2 Norton 6’ table angles with 8’ bridge beam with butterfly.
  • Clay Extrusion System, Seiki-Nor bulldog.
  • Convection Oven, Super Systems 7 tier, 6250 watt.
  • Heat Oven, Bunnmaster two tier radiant.
  • Sweep set, complete stage one 1-50 4 ft.
  • 4 cast iron surface plates blanchard ground with stands 4’ x 6’.
  • 144” Starrett straight edge, aircraft precision.
  • 2, 72” Starrett straight edges, aircraft precision.
  • 15 assorted straight edges and sweeps.
  • 12 assorted mouse indicators.

Air

  • 60hp compressor, Ingersoll-Rand 250 cfm screw.

 


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