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Rapid Prototyping Lab

University of Virginia's Rapid Prototyping Lab (RPL)

Located in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.  The RPL is a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility that provides Computer-Aided Design, FDM 3D Printing, and Poly-Jet 3D Printing services to our students, faculty, staff, and external clients.  We welcome sponsored research projects and grant collaborations.


Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

3D printing parts created layer by layer using ASA: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrylonitrile_styrene_acrylate 

FDM Machines

1. 3 Stratasys F170 - 10" x 10" x 10", layer resolution of 0.010"

2. 1 Stratasys F370  - 10" x 14" x 10", layer resolution of 0.010"