Labs & Equipment

August 14, 2015 | 2:31 pm

Jacobs Hall is home to a wide variety of spaces and tools for prototyping and fabrication, enabling users to move through complete design processes — from initial sketch to refined prototype. A Maker Pass, open to faculty, students, and staff regardless of previous experience, grants semesterly access and safety training.

Jump to: All-Purpose Makerspaces | Electronics Lab | Woodshop | Metal Shop | Advanced Prototyping Lab | A/V Production, Augmented/Virtual Reality

All-Purpose Makerspaces

Photo of the all-purpose makerspace

The all-purpose makerspaces in studios 110 and 120 contain laser-cutters, basic 3D printers, hand tools, and more.

PRUSA 3D PRINTERS

Photo of several 3D printed items Photo of several 3D printed items A small arduino-based car with a laser cut platform and 3D-printed treads

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CONSUMER GRADE SEWING MACHINES

LULZBOT TAZ 6 WITH 1.2 MM NOZZLE

UNIVERSAL SYSTEMS LASER-CUTTERS, 32 X 18 IN (3)

Plywood, acrylic, and similar materials can be cut with our single-beam laser-cutters. For larger projects, use our dual laser-cutter in room 120.

Photo of a Universal Laser Cutter Photo of a Universal Laser Cutter

Photo of several laser-cut items Photo of a laser-cut item Photo of a laser cut item

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JUKI INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINE (1) AND JUKI INDUSTRIAL SERGER (1)

Juki Sewing Machine Juki Serger

SPRAY PAINTING BOOTH WITH FUME HOOD

Photo of spray booth

KUKA ROBOTS, “LUCY” AND “ETHEL”

Generously provided by the Student Technology Fund Committee, these industrial robots are located in studio 110 and are available for students, researchers, and courses.

STF logo Photo of two Kuka robots

CREAFORM GO!SCAN 3D SCANNER

View of 3D Scanner

HAND TOOLS

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EXPERIMENTAL 3D PRINTERS (2)

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UNIVERSAL SYSTEMS LASER-CUTTER, 48 X 25 IN

Photo of a Universal Laser Cutter

4’ X 8’ SHOPBOT PRSALPHA CNC ROUTER

Photo of ShopBot CNC router

OTHERMILL CNC MILLS (2)

Photo of Othermill CNC router

VACU-FORMER

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DIWIRE WIRE BENDER

Photo of DiWire wire bender

OTHER POWER TOOLS: DRILL, FOREDOM ROTARY HAND TOOL, JIGSAW, STAPLE GUN, ORBITAL SANDER

Photo of various tools Photo of a power drill

Electronics Lab

The electronics lab is located in studio 110 and contains soldering irons, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and more.

SOLDERING IRONS

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PCB SHEAR

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OSCILLOSCOPES AND POWER SUPPLIES

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MULTI-METERS

Photo of two multimeters

SALEAE LOGIC ANALYZER

Photo of Salaea logic analyzer

HEAT GUNS

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STEREO MICROSCOPE

Photo of a stereo microscope

Woodshop

The woodshop is located in studio 120 and contains various saws, a disc sander, and a drill press.

SAWSTOP 10” TABLE SAW

wood shop equipment

LAGUNA 18 3000 SERIES VERTICAL BAND SAW

Photo of Laguna band saw

DISK/BELT SANDER COMBO

Photo of disc/belt sander

BOSCH SLIDING COMPOUND MITER SAW

Bosch miter saw

DELTA VARIABLE SPEED DRILL PRESS

Photo of a Delta drill press

Metal Shop

wide view of metal shop

The metal shop is located on the basement level and contains a waterjet cutter and a range of tools for work with metal.

OMAX 2626 WATERJET CUTTER

Photo of Omax waterjet cutter

BAILEIGH COMBINATION SHEAR/BRAKE/ROLL

combination shear brake roll

BAILEIGH 20-TON PRESS

metal shear

ELLIS HORIZONTAL BANDSAW

horizontal bandsaw

16″ SOUTH BEND VERTICAL BANDSAW

vertical bandsaw

CLAUSING DRILL PRESS

drill press

KALAMAZOO BELT SANDERS (2)

belt sander

TIG WELDING AREA

Photo of Tig welding area

TORMACH MODULE

Photo of Tormach module

FABLIGHT

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SHARP MANUAL KNEE MILL

Photo of Sharp manual knee mill

HAND TOOLS

cabinet and board with hand tools

Advanced Prototyping Lab

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The advanced prototyping lab is located in room 332 and contains high-end 3D printers.

STRATASYS FORTUS 380MC 3D PRINTER

Photo of Strasys Fortus printer

OBJET260 CONNEX3 MULTI-MATERIAL COLOR 3D PRINTER

Photo of Objet260 Connex3 printer

FORM 3 SLA PRINTER (4)

Photo of Formlabs Form3 printer

MARKFORGED X7 3D PRINTER

Photo of Markforged X7 printer

FUNCTION GENERATORS

Photo of a function generator

FUME EXTRACTORS

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VIRTUALBENCH

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A/V Production, Augmented/Virtual Reality

A/V and AR/VR equipment are located in rooms 120A and 310A. Some tools are resources for instructor use only, while others are open to all users.

Resources for instructor and GSI use:

36″ CANON IPF785 LARGE-FORMAT PRINTER

Templates that fit 30″ x 40″ poster boards (the standard size used in Jacobs Design Showcases and other events at Jacobs Hall) can be downloaded here.

ELMO DOCUMENT CAMERA

Instructors can contact Amy Dinh to learn how to check out the document camera.

CANON EOS 5D MARK III WITH 24-105MM LENS

Canon camera

TRIPODS AND MONOPODS

Tripods and monopods in drawer

General resources:

PHOTO BACKDROP WITH BESCOR LED-700 LIGHTING

This backdrop is available for use by UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty and does not require a Maker Pass for use. Maker Pass holders can check out a DSLR camera, tripods, and other camera equipment in the all-purpose makerspace.

Photo of photography backdrop and lighting

HIGH-RESOLUTION SCANNER

This scanner is available for use by UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty and does not require a Maker Pass for use.

Photo of a scanner

HTC VIVE AR/VR HEADSET AND CONTROLLERS

Photo of a VR headset and controllers