If you can imagine it, you can create it!
FabLab INTI, the newest establishment at INTI International University, an affiliate of the Laureate International Universities is the playground for great imaginations to take their physical forms. From engineering to business and even health sciences, FabLab INTI works to provide a platform for student, designers and innovators across programmes to turn brilliant ideas into reality.
FabLab INTI is a place to play, imagine, create, invent and further inspire entrepreneurship. It is designed to assist in the enhancement of students’ knowledge and practical skills towards precision machining and fabrication of a scale model by using 3D computer aided design (CAD).
The lab is equipped with state of the art facilities and is managed by Fab Masters, technicians and advocates.
Besides being a Fabrication Centre, FabLab INTI also conducts specially designed short courses to educate students on the fundamental skills and knowledge of product design and rapid prototyping.
Organization Structure of Fab Lab INTI
The FabLab INTI consists of several different stations. The stations comprise of Think Tank, Prototyping Bay, Electronic Bay, Assembly Bay, Metal Cutting Bay and the Gallery.
Available machines – Click to view machine specifications
LEADWELL Vertical Machining Centers Model: V—30i Complete with All Standard Accessories
LEADWELL CNC Turning Center, Model: LTC-20E Complete with All Standard Accessories and Fanuc Oi-MateTD with 8.4” LCD
Excetek CNC Wire Cut EDM Machine. Model: V360 (Submerged)
Stratasys Fortus 250 Mc Rapid Prototyping Machine
Odyssey X2 Series 3d Printer
Apollo Series 3d Printer
Next-Engine Desktop Ultra High-Definition Pro Scan 3d Color Laser Scanner
Sense 2 3d Scanner
What is a FabLab?
FabLab INTI is a space for designers, innovators to transform their imagination to reality. It is a place to play, to imagine, to create, to innovate, to invent, and to spark/inspire entrepreneurship.
What sort of equipment do you have in FabLab?
We have 3D printers, 3D scanners, CNC machines and several computers well equipped with state of the art softwares.
Is it only meant for Engineering students?
Students from all fields of discipline are welcomed.
Can outsiders use the facilities in FabLab?
Yes, arrangements can be made with lab technicians and FabLab Manager.
Do I have to book the lab to use it? Is there any registration required?
Yes, because this will reduce clashes of schedules. Booking can be done by meeting us face-to-face or through email http://webmail.newinti.superstaging.co.za. There is no registration required, but you need to make a record for each use of any of the machines.
Are there any payments required to use the equipment?
Equipment and material are free, as long as you are staff/ student of INTI, and the printed products are used for the purposes like assignments, projects and competitions. If you want to keep your product, you will need to make separate arrangement with lab technicians and provide your own materials.
When are your operating hours?
8.30a.m. – 5.30p.m. on weekdays only.
Do you provide workshops on how to use the equipment?
Yes, we do. So, keep your eyes peeled!
Contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org