UConn Library Maker Studio

Maker Studio

 

The UConn Library Maker Studio fosters a community of cross-discipline innovation among UConn students, faculty, and staff. By offering a variety of equipment for turning ideas into tangible objects, the Maker Studio encourages creative, self-initiated learning in support of class projects, research, and extracurricular team and club initiatives.

 

SERVICES

Users of the Maker Studio must attend a scheduled orientation session covering Standard Safety Protocol, Maker Studio Expectations, and a Maker Studio Equipment Overview.

UConn students, faculty, and staff may drop-by the Maker Studio to see project samples on display and view projects in progress. 

Printing is offered as a mediated service, learn more in our Services Summary.

 

EQUIPMENT

 

MakerBot Replicator+ 3-D Printer

Build Volume: 29.5l x 19.5w x 16.5h cm (~11.6l x 7.6w x 6.5h in)

 

 

 

Ultimaker 2

Build Volume: 23l x 22.5w x 20.5 h cm (~9l x 9w x 8h in)

 

 

 

Rostock Max V2 3-D Printer

Build Volume: Circular build plate 28.0cm (~11in) diameter x 37.5h cm (~14.5in)

 

 

 

Stratasys – F170

Build Volume: 25.4l x 25.4w x 25.4h cm (~10l x 10w x 10h in)

 

 

 

50W Epilog Laser Mini Engraver / Cutter

Cutting Area: 61.0 x 30.5 cm (24 x 12 in)

 

 

 

Graphtec Vinyl Cutting Plotter CE6000-60

Cutting Area: 61.0 cm (~24 in)

 

 

 

Dell Computers

Graphics Software – CorelDraw, Adobe, Cad software, and more

 

 

 

    Inventables Carvey 3D Carver

    Spindle: 300 DC – 12,000 RPM; Cutting Area: 29.5l x 20.3w x 7h cm (~11.6l x 8w x 2.75h in)

 

 

 

Janome Sewing Machine    Janome Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

 

 

 

 

Soldering IronSoldering Stations

Soldering irons, fume extractors, and a small selection of electronics available.

 

 

 

Maker Studio Images

 

 

 

LOCATION

Homer Babbidge Library, Level 1

 

HOURS

Fall Hours:

Monday
9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday
2 p.m.-5 p.m.

 

CONTACT

860-486-5949

LIB-ITSDesk@uconn.edu