iMAL

30 Quai des Charbonnages
Koolmijnenkaai, 1080 Brussels
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Equipment

Equipment

You can find a detailed list of our equipment in our wiki, wiki.imal.org!
If you want to use a machine in particular, check the Machine States page on Wikimal.

LASERCUTTER

Cyborg LS 1008 -K-A 100 Watt

  • Working volume: 1000x800mm, with motorised Z-axis table
  • CAM software & file formats: SmartCarve - dxf, jpg, bmp

Materials

CNC MILLING MACHINE

We have a first set of tools (mills, drills) to cut and sculpt, but we recommend you to bring your own.

High-Z S-720

  • Working volume 720x420x110mm
  • Kress 1050W 30000 rpm max
  • CAM on Fusion 360 or Galaad

CNC router ML2512

  • Working volume 2500mmx1500mmX150mm
  • Automatic tool changer
  • Aspiration system
  • Vacuum table
  • CAM on Fusion 360

3D printers

We have several 3D printers using the fused deposition modeling (FDM) technology, with ABS, PLA & PET thermoplastics.

Ultimaker 2+

  • Extrusion head: 0.6mm (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 23 x 23 x 20,5cm, with heated bed
  • Filament: 2,85mm

Ultimaker Original

  • Extrusion head: 0.4mm (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 23 x 23 x 20,5cm
  • Filament: 2,85mm - PLA only

Ultimaker 2 GO

  • Extrusion head: 0.6mm (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 10 x 10 x 10cm (PLA only)
  • Filament: PLA only

EmotionTech MicroDelta Reworks

  • Extrusion head: 0.4mm (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 16 x 16 x 16cm, with heated bed
  • Filament: 1,75mm

Stacker S2

  • Extrusion heads: 0.4mm (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 39 x 31,5 x 52,5cm, with heated bed
  • 2 extrusion heads for parallel printing
  • Filament: 1,75mm

Markforged 2

  • Extrusion heads: 1 nylon, 1 fiberglass (min layer height: 0.1mm)
  • Printing volume: 20 x 20 x 20cm, with heated bed

Vinyl cutter

Silhouette Cameo 3

  • Maximum cutting area with the transfer system : 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm
  • Maximum cutting area with a roll : 30.5 cm x 300 cm (500cm to be tested)
  • Maximum media thickness : 2 mm
  • Maximum cutting force : 210 gf

Other machines and tools

Vacuum forming device : Formech 508FS

  • Material size must be 508 x 457mm, thickness up to 6mm.
  • The baseboard size is 482mm on 432mm.
  • The maximum depth of draw is 290mm.

Tools

The fablab has a variety of tools available to use. We also have a selection of power tools

  • Plunge saw Mafell MT55C
  • Miter saw DeWalt DWS774
  • Drill press Contimac CH 16 N
  • Hand drill DeWalt DCD791P2 18V
  • Router DeWalt DW621K
  • Dremel
  • Jigsaw Makita 4329
  • Different type of sanders

Electronic bench

The fablab has a variety of components and soldering irons at disposal.