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Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing

Facilities

Machining Lab

Machining Centers

HAAS VFO - 4 Axis Vertical CNC Machining Center

HAAS VFO - 4 Axis Vertical CNC Machining Center

Mazak QuickTurn 10N ATC M/C CNC Lathe

Mazak QuickTurn 10N ATC M/C CNC Lathe

HAAS TL-2 CNC Toolroom Lathe

HAAS TL-2 CNC Toolroom Lathe

HAAS VF2 - 4 Axis Vertical CNC Machining Center

HAAS VF2 - 4 Axis Vertical CNC Machining Center

Coolant/Lubrication Capabilities

  • ICEFLY cryogenic machining equipment (sponsored by Air Products, Inc.)
  • DMP CryoSystems Cryogenic Chamber
  • Uni-MIST continuous spray system for MQL applications (sponsored by Unist, Inc.)
  • Two uni-MAX precision delivery systems with solenoid control for MQL applications (sponsored by Unist, Inc.)
External Cryogenic Cooling

External Cryogenic Cooling

Dry Burnishing of Al-7075

Dry Burnishing of Al-7075

Flood Cooling

Flood Cooling

Cryogenic-MQL Hybrid Burnishing of Ti-6Al-4V (Combined Stream Flow)

Cryogenic-MQL Hybrid Burnishing of Ti-6Al-4V (Combined Stream Flow)

Cryogenic-MQL Hybrid Burnishing of Ti-6Al-4V (Separated Stream Flow)

Cryogenic-MQL Hybrid Burnishing of Ti-6Al-4V (Separated Stream Flow)

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

Accessories/Peripherals

  • Two KISTLER 3-Component Tool Dynamometers with Data Acquisition System
  • One KISTLER 4-Component Drill Dynamometer with Data Acquisition System
  • Acoustic Emission Sensing System
  • Infrared Cameras:

    - FLIR Systems ThermaCAM PM695
    - FLIR Systems SC7650

  • KODAK EKTAPRO 1012 (High Speed) Motion Analyzer System
  • LA Vision Ultra-High Speed Strain Master Camera System with Microscope
  • Six CNC simulators for Turning and Milling
High-speed Image Capture

High-speed Image Capture

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

DMP Cryotemper - Cryogenic Freezer for Pre-cooling Workpieces Before Processing

FLIR SC7650 - Infrared Camera for Thermal Imaging

FLIR SC7650 - Infrared Camera for Thermal Imaging

Cryogenic Tank for External Liquid Nitrogen Delivery Setup

Cryogenic Tank for External Liquid Nitrogen Delivery Setup

Measuring Instruments

Nikon Epiphot 300- Optical Microscopy System

Nikon Epiphot 300- Optical Microscopy System

Zygo NewView 7300 - Scanning White-light Interferometer

Zygo NewView 7300 - Scanning White-light Interferometer

Nikon SMZ800 - Optical Microscopy System

Nikon SMZ800 - Optical Microscopy System

SUN-TEC - Micro Indentation Hardness Tester

SUN-TEC - Micro Indentation Hardness Tester

Sample Preparation Tools

Struers ProntoPress-20 - Hot-mounting System for Metallurgical Samples

Struers ProntoPress-20 - Hot-mounting System for Metallurgical Samples

Chemical Hood for Etchant Preparation

Chemical Hood for Etchant Preparation

Struers RotoPol-22 - Mechanical Polishing Equipment

Struers RotoPol-22 - Mechanical Polishing Equipment

Other Equipment

TESA micro-hite 3D - Coordinate-Measuring Machine

TESA micro-hite 3D - Coordinate-Measuring Machine

Instron 5582 - Mechanical and Material Properties Tester

Instron 5582 - Mechanical and Material Properties Tester