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Prototype
Laboratory

Gerard Albujer Bascompte

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About

The Prototype Laboratory was created in 2023 to help researchers in the development of functional prototypes, in order to validate technologies and increase their TRL, and to facilitate their commercialization.

Equipment

3D Printer FFF

  • Single extruder Revo Hemera XS
  • Direct drive extruder
  • 300°C max nozzle temperature
  • Printing volume 300x300x400 mm
  • Quick swap nozzle 0,25 0,4 0,6 i 0,8 mm

Conventional lathe

  • Insert tool capable of cutting plastics, aluminium, brass, bronze, copper, steel and stainless steel
  • Self-centring 3 jaws chuck 160 mm of diameter
  • Independent 4 jaws chuck 160 mm of diameter
  • Drill chuck at counterpoint
  • Ability to machine outside, inside and knurling

Conventional milling machine

  • Carbide tools capable of cutting plastics, aluminium, brass, bronze, copper, steel and stainless steel
  • Drill chuck incorporated in the head
  • Capable of cutting inner threads
  • Gag with optional prismatic lip 150 x 200 x 200 mm
  • Holding flanges up to a volume of 630 x 230 x 300 mm

Tin soldering station

  • Thin tips
  • Adjustable temperature between 100 and 480 °C
  • Hot air gun with adjustable flow and temperature between 100 and 480 °C

Services

Functional prototype

Design and fabrication of a functional prototype as the final result of a research project

Demonstrative prototype

Design and fabrication of a prototype that shows how the technology how the technology developed in a research project works

Device prototype

Design and fabrication of a complete device needed to characterize and/or produce the materials developed in a research project

Tool prototype

Design and fabrication of a tool, holder, etc. needed to characterize and/or produce the materials developed in a research project

Others

Design and fabrication of other tools or equipment

Capabilities

  • Engineering advise
  • Parametric 3D modelling
  • Part manufacturing by FDM additive manufacturing, machining or manual manufacturing
  • Design and manufacturing of electric and electronic circuits
  • Computer simulation of fluid dynamics, heat transfer and structural and dynamical mechanics