Category Archives: Shop Notes

Notes on DLC Labs operations

DLC Shop – Computer resources

We have some pretty good resources in the college of engineering. Like anything high powered you have to take the time to learn how to drive them. Many students look at the CAD packages we have available and decide that … Continue reading

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DLC Shop Notes – Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself From the DLC website: The Stan Jaskolski Discovery Learning Center Laboratory provides a fully equipped, on-site machine shop for design and production of prototypes, test fixtures or complex objects. It is where students get the job done. … Continue reading

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DLC Labs – 3D printing

3D prototyping The DLC Lab has three Dimension 3D prototyping machines. Dimension 1200ES Dimension Elite Dimension uPrint http://www.dimensionprinting.com/ These machines are available for student and faculty use when pursuing educational or research goals. We do like to ask questions from … Continue reading

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DLC Labs – Training and Learning how

Everyday we get students in the shop asking to be trained on just one machine or one technique… “That’s all I need to get this project done… Can you show me how to do just this one thing?” This is … Continue reading

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DLC Labs – Scheduling Training and Shop Dress Requirements

Shop training occurs in the Fall semester. We do this to ensure that everyone has access to the shop’s resources when they need it in the spring. We close the shop for all training sessions in order to concentrate on … Continue reading

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DLC Labs – Work Orders and Materials

Work Orders and Materials A Work Order can be a good way to get that one or two parts made by the shop machinists. The machine shop gets better each day at turning out items of interest.  A Work Order … Continue reading

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