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AMPrint Center

AMPrint Center Facilities


The AMPrint Center's main home is a 3,200 square foot laboratory space on top of the campus' Institute Hall Building.

Direct-Write Processes (Ink-jet and pen dispense)

Drying and Curing Processes

Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing Capabilities

Plastic (polymer) Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing Capabilities

Other (composite, binder-jet, multiple material, etc.)

Characterization equipment (microscopy, profilometry, rheology, tensiometry, etc.)

Miscellaneous equipment

Coming Soon!

Direct-Write Processes (Ink-jet and pen dispense)

Sensor Films Starlight
High speed, large format, multimaterial inkjet deposition system
IDS Nanojet
Aerosol deposition system
Optomec Aerosol Jet 300
configured with dual pneumatic atomizers for functionally graded deposition of viscous inks up to 1000 cP.
nScrypt 3Dn
microdispensing system configured with dual smart pumps, the nFD thermoplastic extruder, and a 3-material micromixing head for functionally graded compositions.
Meyer Burger Pixdro IP410
Inkjet Material Deposition System configured with Xerox M-Series print head
Fujifilm Dimatix DMP-2800
Inkjet Material Deposition System with refillable ink cartridges for ink development
Roland VersaUV LEF-12 Printer
UV curable ink printer

Drying and Curing Processes

Novacentrix PulseForge 3300
high power pulsed photonic curing/sintering system capable of processing printed metal and even ceramic inks on low temperature polymer or paper substrate materials.
Adphos NIR120 M3
Near Infrared drying/curing unit
Across International Acccutemp-09
Vacuum drying oven
Vivtek VBF-T1700-V12
Atmosphere-Controlled Muffle Box Furnace

Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing Capabilities

Vader Systems MK1
MagnetoJet prints liquid aluminum alloy droplets
Hybrid Manufacturing Technology
a 5-axis Hardinge CNC machine tool equipped with a laser cladding head that fits in the CNC machine's tool changer. Dual powder feeders and an IPG QCW laser allow this machine to alternately deposit and then finish machine metal materials, including functionally graded compositions.
MarkForged MetalX
FDM Metal printer

Plastic (polymer) Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing Capabilities

Titan Robotics Cronus
Large format multi gantry filament extrusion printer with 5 heads that can operate simultaneously, and one head that can extrude pellets
Stratasys Connex J750
capable of printing full color components in thousands of composite digital material combinations.
Stratasys Fortus 450mc
Licensed to run all available materials including Ultem, Nylon 12, Polycarbonate, and ABS.
EOS P380
Selective Laser Sintering machine for plastics.
FormLabs Form 2
stereolithography machine.
AutoDesk Ember
stereolithography machine.
Stratasys Dimension Elite
Fused Deposition Modeling with ABS plastic.
Prusa I3 MK3S
Filament extrusion printer

Other (composite, binder-jet, multiple material, etc.)

Intamsys Funmat HT
High temperature printer capable of printing high temperature materials and composites.
MarkForged Mark Two Enterprise Edition
capable of producing composite parts with continuously reinforced carbon, fiberglass, or Kevlar fiber.
MarkForged Onyx One
capable of producing composite parts with chopped carbon fiber.
Hyrel
desktop 3D printer that supports up to four different deposition tools, including tools for filament extrusion, conductive ink dispensing for embedded electronics, UV photopolymer dispensing, etc.

Characterization equipment (microscopy, profilometry, rheology, tensiometry, etc.)

JEOL IT100LA
Scanning Electron Microscope with EDS and low vacuum capabilities
Nanovea ST400
Optical Profilometer with AFM
Jandel RM3000+
4 Probe conductivity meter with probe station
RheoSense uVisc viscometer/rheometer
Small volume (400 uL) viscometer/rheometer with temperature control (18-50 C)
RameHart 260
Contact Angle Goniometer/Tensiometer
Hirox KH 7700
digital microscope with motorized Z-stage.

Miscellaneous equipment

Full range of wet chemistry facilities for nanoparticle synthesis and ink formulation.
SurfX Atomflo 400
Atmospheric Plasma Unit

Coming Soon!

5AxisMaker 5xm600
Hybrid 5-axis 3D printer + milling machine
Adept Quatro S650HS
4-axis parallel robot
Micro CT scanner
Micro CT scanner