Our Equipment & Capabilities

CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center houses state-of-the-art equipment and is staffed by a team of manufacturing technology experts. Customized manufacturing solutions are provided that include prove-out prior to transitioning to production, and on-site implementation support. In addition, the AMC serves as a resource facility for hands-on, experiential training at the appropriate high school and college levels as well as an ideal venue for equipment-manufacturer workshops on the latest technologies.

Our equipment

  • 3D Systems ProJet 5500X – Multi-material 3D printer with 21x15x11.8 in. build volume, 750x750x890 DPI resolution, 0.0011 in. layers
  • CCAT structured light scanning — with standalone pivoting turntable or on-machine capability
  • Coaxial laser cladding head with Sulzer-Metco two hopper powder system for Kuka HA30 robot
  • DMG MORI ULTRASONIC 65 monoBLOCK 5-axis milling machine
  • DMG MORI LASERTEC 65 3D hybrid (laser deposition welding & milling)
  • GOM ATOS Triple Scanner with 5108 ScanBox
  • Haas Mini Mill – 3-axis vertical milling center (VMC) with removable 4th axis rotary table
  • Haas ST-10 Lathe – with high pressure (1,000 psi) thru-tool coolant delivery system
  • IPG 3kW fiber laser
  • IPG 10kW fiber laser with beam splitter and fiber optic delivery
  • IPG 20W fiber laser marker
  • Kuka HA30 robot with Bluco rotary table
  • Mark Forged 3D Printer with 12.6×5.2×6.1 in. build volume, capable of reinforcing parts with continues fiber, Kevlar, and Fiberglass
  • Mazak Variaxis 630-5X-II-T – 5-axis mill/turn VMC
  • Optomec LENS 850R – 5-axis powered deposition metal additive manufacturing center
  • Sodick SL400G wire EDM with linear motor drive
  • ZIMMERMANN FZ 33 5-axis milling machine for fiber reinforced composites (2017)

Our capabilities

  • Multi-Material 3D Printing
  • 5-axis precision machining (parts up to 20 inches in length and 28 inches in diameter)
  • 3-axis precision machining (parts up to 30 inches)
  • Turning (parts up to 20 inches)
  • Wire EDM (parts up to 9 inches)
  • Powdered metal additive manufacturing (parts up to 30 inches)
  • Structured light scanning (parts up to 120 inches cubed)
  • Reverse engineering geometry/solid model (parts up to 20 inches)
  • Siemens NX CAD/CAM including Turbo Machinery module, V6.5-10
  • MasterCAM X6-X9
  • VERICUT/OptiPath – CNC simulation, verification, optimization, validation
  • SolidWorks 2015
  • Geomagic version 2012
  • VoluMill, including 5-axis airframe for ultra high-performance tool paths
  • Third Wave Systems Production Module for physics-based NC program optimization
  • NCSIMUL- CNC simulation, verification, and validation
  • Caron Engineering TMAC – horsepower and vibration monitoring, adaptive machining
  • KISTLER 9255C Dynamometer – collect cutting forces and moments of inertia
  • Keyence VHX-500 and Nikon SMZ 1500 Optical Microscopes – metallography microstructure, surface texture
  • Mutitoyo SJ-210 Stylus Profilometer – surface roughness measurement