ProtoLab infrastructure

For doing some serious prototyping!

Trotec Speedy400 laser cutter & engraver

Lasercutting & engraving machine with a 50Watt laser, suited for cutting PMMA, wood, cardboard, paper, rubber, foam, textiles, leather... up to 12mm.
Engraving on most surfaces: metal, plastics, glass, ceramics, wood, cardboard, rubber,...
Maximal surface is 1000x600mm with a free height of about 200mm for engraving higher or curved parts.
www.troteclaser.com

Objet30Pro 3D printer

Polyjet technology (UV light effective resins) creating products with high strength, very accurate and high level details. 7 materials are available, amongst others: transparent and high temp. Input is a 3D CAD model.
Maximum build volume: 300×200×150mm (XxYxZ) with a layer thickness of 28µm.
www.objet.com

Dimension SST 1200es 3D printer

FDM based (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology creating products in strong ABS PLUS material. Several colours available. Input is a 3D CAD model.
Maximum build volume: 250x250x300mm (XxYxZ) with a layer thickness of 0,25mm.
www.dimensionprinting.com

VersaLASER laser cutter & engraver

Lasercutting & engraving machine with a 50Watt laser, suited for cutting PMMA, wood, cardboard, paper, rubber, foam, textiles, leather... up to 12mm.
Engraving on most surfaces: metal, plastics, glass, ceramics, wood, cardboard, rubber,...
Maximal surface is 600x450mm with a free height of about 200mm for engraving higher or curved parts.
www.lasercutter.be

Schluechl vacuum casting application

Easy to use, manually handled vacuum device for casting of strong models in polyurethanes, epoxies,... in a silicone mould. The "green" product can be a 3D print or any part.
www.schuechl.de

ISEL 3 axis milling machine

CNC milling in traditional materials like PUR, wood,...
Working area 600x500mm at max 150mm height.
www.ridder.net

ISEL ICP 4030 4 axis milling machine

CNC milling in traditional materials like PUR, wood,...
Working area 400x300mm at max 60mm height.
www.ridder.net

Thermoforming

Thermoforming in thermoplastic sheet material (ABS, polystyrene, PET, polycarbonate,...). A mould can be in wood, high or low density foam.
Working area about 550x450mm at max of about 100-150mm height, depending on the shape and detail.
A quick and fairly cheap way for making shell prototypes and small series.

Manual prototyping

Polyester, epoxy, glassfiber, thermoforming, woodwork, metalwork, paintwork,...
All that you can't leave behind!