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Facilities

Automation and Applied Controls Lab

The Robotics/Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) lab exists to illustrate to the students the fundamental concepts of automated control through a series of laboratory experiments ranging across multiple courses utilizing industrial robots, PLCs and NC machines.

Casting/Fabrication Technology Lab

Gain knowledge essential to the safe operation, application and maintenance of manufacturing equipment used in metallic casting and fabricating processes and to learn the basic concepts. The ability to evaluate and draw conclusions regarding methods and techniques utilized in the fabricating processes.

Computer-Aided Design Lab

This lab provides learners with an environment that is responsive to technological advances in computer tools. Applications include MS Office, Abode Macromedia Studio, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Inventor, ProE, CATIA, Synchron Eyes and etc.

Computer Networking Lab

Provides learners opportunities to deisgn and simulate Local Area Network and Wide Area Network environment using Cisco Routers and Switches. Protocols used in the lab include but not limited to STP, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP and OSPF.

Digital Image and Automation Studio Lab

Introduces students to graphic design and layout for relief, gravue, offset and screen printing, electronic data transmission, laser engraving, cutting originating from electronic images and desktop publishing. Also automation studio software on computers used for instruction on Fluidics and automation.

Digital Manufacturing and Simulation (DMS) Lab

Gain familiarity and basic competency in applications of advanced digital manufacturing software for computer simulation, along with team experience in an industrial project with professionals at local companies.

Electronics Lab

Exists to illustrate to the student the fundamental concepts of analog and digital electronics within the context of changing technological advances through a series of laboratory experiments ranging across multiple courses.

Fluid and Mechanical Systems Lab

Gives students laboratory experience with mechanical systems, fluid systems and energy converters to develop tinkering and analysis skills.

Machining Technology Lab

Gain knowledge essential to the safe operation, application and maintenance of manufacturing equipment used in metallic machining processes and to learn the basic concepts. The ability to evaluate and draw conclusions regarding methods and techniques utilized in the machining processes.

Materials Testing Lab

Offers testing using the Universal Testing Machine (Tensile, compression, etc). And hardness testing, and microstructure investigations using a metallurgical microscope.

Plastics Technology Lab

Provides learning skills in nonmetallic processing such as plastics rotational molding, vacuum forming, compression molding and injection molding. Introduces ceramics and composite materials.

Production/Construction Lab

This lab is composed of general purpose wood material processing equipment and tools to provide students the opportunity to prototype, build, establish manufacturing and construction production applications, build appartus and practice safe work procedures.

Senior Projects/Capstone Lab

Provides students the resources to research, plan, prepare, design, build and implement their senior capstone projects.