Digital Lab

Location

The Digital Lab is located in Room HA26 on the ground floor of the Medjuck Building.

Contact and Support

  • Ken Kam: Room HA15 (ground floor, Medjuck Building); 902-494-3283; ken.kam@dal.ca; weekdays between 8:00 and 4:00.

Training and Supervision

The equipment is available to both undergraduate and graduate students who have received appropriate training and are working under supervision of the shop staff.

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Equipment

The digital lab has various machines for rapid prototyping and design experimentation. They enable students to transfer design ideas quickly from the digital realm into physical objects. These resources include:

  • four PC computer workstations with a 3070 graphics card
  • two Universal laser cutter / engravers (18" x 32")
  • three 3D printers (resin, ABS, and PLA)
  • a foam cutter

Cost

Laser cutting: Use of the laser cutter/engraver is free for undergraduate and graduate students. Time slots are booked online.

3D printing: The cost of 3D printing depends on the material. If you need to know how much a 3D print will cost, see Ken before asking him to print it. Cash, debit, and credit card are accepted.