TUTLab - Tampere University of Technology

TUTLab – TUT’s communal workshop

TUTLab is a new type of a learning environment on TUT campus. It is an open workshop for digital manufacture focusing on the integration of various techniques.

TUTLab comprises:

  • ProLab – made-to-order workshop
  • Fablab – learning environment open to all

Equipment available at FabLab

  • Three 3D printers
  • One Minifactory Innovator plastic printer
  • Two Projet 460Plus plaster printers
  • One 3D scanner (Artec Eva)
  • Two CNC routers
  • Excitech E2-1325 (work area 2,400 mm x 1,200 mm)
  • Victor (work area 900 mm x 700 mm)
  • Two laser cutters
  • Epilog Laser Fusion 75W (work area 1,016 mm x 711 mm)
  • Trotec  CO2 Laser System 60W (work area 610 mm x 305 mm)
  • One vinyl cutter (Summa, work area width approx. 600 mm)
  • One embroidery machine (Brother Innov-is 955)
  • Two electronics desktops (TEKLAB)

FabLab for companies

FabLab is TUT’s own tailored version of the global FabLab concept created at MIT. The global network currently includes approximately 600 FabLabs. At TUTLab, users can hone their skills through trial-and-learn and joint problem solving. FabLab encourages digital manufacture and trying and learning craftsmanship.

Companies can execute different kinds of events and workshops at FabLab:

Product development workshop

  • FabLab in exclusive use (no one else will access or work in the facilities at the same time)
  • All machines and equipment are available for use under guidance
  • Access to TUT’s professors’ and researchers’ expertise
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Recommended number of people: 10–20.
  • Price estimate: €2,500 + materials


Workplace health promotion event

  • FabLab in exclusive use (no one else will access or work in the facilities at the same time)
  • Guided programme, may include:
  • Equipment introductions
  • Guided practical execution of a minor product
  • Meal + light programme
  • Free experimenting and working
  • Everyone can try out their desired FabLab equipment
  • All machines and equipment are available for use under guidance
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Recommended number of people: 10–20.
  • Price estimate: €2,000 + materials
     

Student collaboration

  • Challenge our students to execute ideas and seek solutions to corporate needs.
  • Our students will utilise the TUTLab machinery and equipment to execute physical solutions to problems.
  • You may set a specific deadline for the task.
  • As a reward, the students may receive study credits and/or a company scholarship.
  • The company may find suitable candidates for their projects and even future employees.


See other forms of student collaboration.

We can tailor events or services to meet your specific needs. TUTLab’s services are subject to a fee for companies.

Contact: Project Manager Jussi Viljanen, +358 (0) 50 300 8839, jussi.viljanen@tut.fi

 

 

Updated by: Marjut Kemiläinen, 07.09.2016 10:26.
Content owner: Kivimäki Sanna
Keywords: education and studies, science and research, services and collaboration, working at tut