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Machinery Available at SparQ Studios

We have a wide variety of tools and resources available at the studio to meet your needs. If you would like to see an addition to the Studio please contact us at sparq.studios@queensu.ca!

3D Printers

​Flashforge Dreamer ( http://www.flashforge-usa.com/dreamer-3d-printer/ )

  • Can print ABS/PLA/PVA
  • Build space: 9 L x 5.9 W x 5.9 H (in) or 230 L x 150 W x 150 H (mm)
  • High resolution - 100 to 200 microns (0.1 - 0.2 mm) layer thickness
  • Prints by connecting to computer (or through the use of an SD card)
  • Uses custom slicing software Flashprint (but compatible with Skeinforge & Slic3r)
  • Heated build plate

Ultimaker 3 ( https://ultimaker.com/en/products/ultimaker-3/specifications )

  • Professional grade 3D printing
  • Can print ABS/PLA/PVA/CPE/Nylon
  • Build space: 8.5 L x 8.5 W x 7.9 H (in) or 215 L x 200 W x 200 H (mm)
  • Very High resolution - 20 to 200 microns (0.02 - 0.2 mm) layer thickness
  • Prints are done by staff per member requests
  • Uses custom slicing software Cura
  • Heated glass build plate
  • ​3 mm filament 
  • ​Enclosed chamber for convection control

Form 1+ ( http://formlabs.com/products/3d-printers/tech-specs/ )

  • Uses special FormLab photopolymer resin (not filament based)
  • Build space: 5.7 L x 5.7 W x 6.9 H (inches) or 145 L x 145 W x 175 H (mm)
  • Very High resolution – 25 to 100 micron (0.025 – 0.1 mm) layer thickness
  • Laser spot size & power: 140 microns & 250 mW
  • Connected through: Wifi and Ethernet or USB cable connected to a computer.
  • Uses PreForm software

 

3D Scanners

Matter & Form (https://matterandform.net/scanner)

  • Scan space: Cylinder shape, 18cm diameter – 25cm height
  • High resolution
  • Slow scanning

Sense Scanner (http://www.3dsystems.com/shop/sense/techspecs)

  • Scan space: Handheld with range 0.2 – 1.6m
  • Max scan volume: 2m x 2m x 2m
  • Min scan volume: 0.2m x 0.2m x 0.2m
  • Low resolution
  • Fast scanning

 

Woodworking

Mitre Saw

Chop Saw

Band Saw

Mini Vertical Milling/Drilling Machine 

Drill Press

Belt Sander

Disc Sander

Fine Sander

CNC Mill (Shopbot Desktop, Othermill V2)

Scroll Saw

 

Metalworking

6” Bench Grinder

Chop Saw

 

Handheld Power Tools (Limited Access)

Orbital Jigsaw

Circular Saw

Regular Power Drills

4.5” Angle Grinder (Metalworking)

Dremel

​1/4" Sheet Sander

 

Additional Resources

Soldering Stations

Hot Air Stations

Heat Gun

Mixed Domain Oscilloscope

Tri-Power Supply

Ultrafeed Sewing Machine