Labs

  • Advanced Manufacturing & 3D Printing Lab

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    The Advanced Manufacturing & 3D Printing Lab houses BTAC’s design and fabrication space for rapid prototyping, integrated systems engineering, and industry-focused research and development activities. Features of this Lab include an EOS Formiga P110 selective laser sintering 3D printer, a uPrint SE Plus fused deposition modeling 3D printer, and a FARO Edge Robotic Arm and laser line probe for precision measurement and product modelling.

    Equipment
    • Handheld Self-Positioning 3D Laser Scanner
    • EOS Formiga P110
    • Stratasys uPrint SE
    • UP 3D
    • Trinco Dry Blast
    • Edge and Laser ScanArm HD
    • Sand Blaster
    • Edge Arm Portable Metrology Equipment
    • Laser Line HD Scanner Portable Metrology Equipment
    • Vantage Laser Tracker with Track Arm Capabilities Portable Metrology Equipment
  • Advanced Material Processing Lab

    Lambton College's Advanced Materials Processing Lab is dedicated to the use of polymer and biodegradable materials and advanced manufacturing technologies. The lab consists of a pilot scale twin-screw extruder, an injection molding machine, modern test equipment and a sophisticated process control system.

    Equipment
    • Twin Screw Extruder
    • Injection Molder
    • PHI Press
    • Micro Compounder
  • Advanced Material Testing Lab

    The Material Testing Lab is part of applied research activities in the area of advanced material development. This lab is equipped with many different facilities to perform various tests including tensile, tear, elongation, Melt Flow Index (MFI), Rheology Dynamic Analyzer (RDA) and FTIR for films.

    Equipment
    • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) with associated Energy-dispersive X-Ray (EDX) SEM - HITACHI S-3700N Variable Pressure SEM with EDX
    • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
    • Thermal Analysis Units (DSC-TGA)
    •  Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM) 
    • Advanced Goniometer/Tensiometer
    • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
    • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
    • Particle Size Analyzer
    • Qualitest Test Sample Clicker Press
    • Tinius Olsen H25KS Testing Machine
    • CSI IZOD Impact Tester & Notch Cutter
    • Gardner Impact Tester with 4&8lb weights
    • Tinius Olsen MFI Unit
    • Maple Instruments Rheological Dynamic Analyzer
  • Advanced Process Control & Optimization Lab

    The Advanced Process Control and Optimization Lab provides expertise and houses facilities to carry out research in advanced process control, optimal control and process optimization. The Facility has state-of-the-art simulation, advanced control, communication and optimization software packages in addition to up to date and industrial scale hardware.

  • Robotics Lab

    The Robotics Lab is where researchers and students work on how to utilize six CRS F3 Robotic Arms for various applications. They are specifically programming the codes and configuring the data acquisition and communication.

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