CreativeOpenLab (COLab) Sections

DIY section

Laser

Epilog Fusion Pro 48

Mr. Beam II Dreamcut

FAQs and wiki

All information about the laser section can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

3D printing

Equipment

Other equipment:

  • 10x Original Prusa i3 MK3S+
  • 2x Ultimaker S5 Professional Bundle

Later in the workshop area:

  • 1 Formlabs Form 3L
  • 1 Anycubic Photon Monox
  • Emmy Noether

FAQs and wiki

All information about the 3D printing section can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Model making

Equipment

  • Proxxon scroll saw DSH
  • Proxxon TBH bench drill
  • Proxxon professional multifunction tool
  • Proxxon hot wire cutter Thermocut 230/E
  • Proxxon hot wire hand cutter Thermocut 12/E
  • Proxxon hot wire cutting tool Thermocut 650
  • 2x Proxxon Micro hot air gun
  • 2x Proxxon Microflamm MFB/E
  • Proxxon power supply unit NG 5/E
  • 5x Proxxon hot glue gun HKP 220
  • 2x EVOLUTION Silverline 2in1 Set - Nozzle set 0,2 mm & 0,4 mm
  • 2x Infinity CR | 2in1 Set 2in1 Set - nozzle set 0,20 mm & 0,4 mm
  • Badger Airbrush 150 Set
  • Colani Airbrush - nozzle set 0,80 mm
  • Sparmax TC-610H Plus Airbrush Compressor
  • iwata IS-975 Power Jet Pro Airbrush Compressor

FAQs and wiki

All information about the model making section can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Media corner & photo studio

Equipment

CAMERAS

  • Sony Alpha 6000 (ASP-C camera)
  • Sony Alpha 7R III Mirrorless full frame camera
  • Sony Alpha 7S III Mirrorless full frame camera
  • Insta360 ONE R-Twin 360-degree action cam
  • Insta360 ONE R 1-inch 360-degree action cam
  • Insta360 Pro 2 - 8K VR 360-degree panoramic camera

OBJECTIVE

  • Tamron standard zoom lens 2.8/28-75 Di III RXD
  • Tamron ultra wide-angle zoom lens 2.8/17-28Di III
  • Tamron telephoto zoom lens 2,8/70-180 Di III
  • Sony Zoom Optics E-Mount 24-105mm F4 G OSS
  • Sony Master Lens 24- 70mm, F2.8

CAMERASTATIVE

  • - Manfrooto tripod with video head with 75mm half bowl
  • - Manfrotto tripod with video head with 60mm half bowl
  • - Manfrotto aluminum tripod with 3-way panhead
  • - Manfrotto Air Damper Tripod Master black
  • - Manfrotto tripod heavy duty silver

LIGHTING/FLASH

  • Godox AD300 Pro Outdoor Flash
  • Aputure LS C300d MKII high power LED daylight lamp
  • Aputure LS C120d II LED production light
  • Tecpro Felloni Standard Bi-Color LED area light
  • Aputure Light Dome II Softbox for uniform lighting

MICROPHONES

  • Sony XLR-K3M adapter set XLR- box & directional microphone
  • RØDE NTG1 shotgun condenser microphone

IMAGE PROCESSING

  • Datacolor Spyder X Capture Pro
  • Loupedeck CT Photo and Video Editing Console

FILTER

  • Walimex pro Vario ND Filter MC 67mm
  • Walimex pro Vario ND Filter MC 77mm

IMAGE STABILIZER

  • DJI Ronin- S Standard Kit

OTHER ACCESSORIES

  • Beyerdynamic Studio Headphone DT 770 Pro 250 ohm
  • Audiointerface
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 audio interface
  • Workstation with Photoshop

For the full list and all applications,click here.

FAQs and wiki

All information about the media section and the photo corner can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Electronics

FAQs and wiki

All information about the electronic section can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Equipment

Laboratory and measurement equipment:

  • Rigol DP832A (lab power supply (2 channels: 0-30V / 3A, 1 channel: 5V / 3A), programmable current/voltage limiting, constant current and constant voltage mode, 1 mV voltage resolution).
  • Saleae Logic Pro 8 (Logic Analyzer for decoding data protocols (USB, CAN Bus, UART, SPI, I²C, etc.), 8 channels, 500 MS/s digital, 50 MS/s analog, 100 MHz digital bandwidth, USB3 connection and display on PC, adjustable digital voltages: 1.2 V - 5.5 V)
  • PicoScope 3403D MSO (digital oscilloscope for analysis of analog and digital signals, uses external computer for display, very portable)
  • Rigol MSO5354 (mixed signal oscilloscope for analog and digital data - 4 channels, 350 MHz bandwidth, 16 digital channels, 23cm touch display, 2 channel function generator)
  • Rigol DS1104Z-S-Plus (Digital oscilloscope - 4 channels, 100 MHz bandwidth)
  • Keithley DMM6500 (bench multimeter with data logger, for very precise measurement of current, voltage, resistance and temperature, data logger for recording long measurement curves - e.g. battery discharge curve)
  • UTD 1050 DL (portable digital oscilloscope - 2 channels, 50 MHz bandwidth, compact measuring device with battery and display)
  • Rigol DG4202 (function generator for generating analog signals - 2 channels, 200 MHz bandwidth, waveforms: Sine, square, triangle, sawtooth, pulse, noise, arbitrary - freely programmable signal waveform)
  • Pico VNA 106 (vector network analyzer - 300 kHz - 6 GHz, analysis of high frequency filters, antennas, etc.)
  • Peaktech 2170 (ESR meter for measuring coils and capacitors)
  • FLIR C5 thermal imaging camera (analysis of circuits, finding shorts and too hot
  • Various accessories such as current clamps, handheld multimeters, differential probe, high-voltage probe

Tool:

  • JBC rework station for repairing and soldering electronic systems (heat gun, desoldering gun, soldering tweezers, precision soldering tip)
  • JBC CD-2BQF (digital soldering station with soldering tip changer and cleaning station)
  • JBC BT-2BWA10 (soldering station with analog temperature controller for workshops and normal soldering, with soldering tip changer and cleaning station)
  • Stripping and crimping pliers
  • soldering and desoldering tools
  • Screwdriver set with special shapes (safety Torx, Pentalobe, Triwing, Tripoint, etc)
  • WIHA precision pliers

Cameras:

  • Flir C5 thermal imaging camera

Other:

  • Optonica OPT ST4490 (LED strip with 150 WS2811 LEDs and 5m length)
  • Mean Well LRS-35-12 (closed 35W switching power supply)
  • Atten ST-1016 (6W solder fume extractor)
  • Rigol DP832A (programmable DC power supply, 3 channels, 195W)
  • Proxxon TBM 220 (bench drill)
  • iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit (repair kit)
  • Weidinger WLA 1LED (solder vapor absorber with 6.2W LED illumination)
  • Voltcraft TOPS-3363 (100 W laboratory power supply)
  • TrueRMS Multimeter UT181A

In planning:

  • LPKF Protomat S104 (PCB router for structuring, drilling and routing of printed circuit boards)
  • LPKF Contact S4 (chemical-galvanic through-hole plating of multilayer boards)
  • LPKF Multipress (PCB press for the production of four-layer PCBs)
  • LPKF ProtoPlace E4 (system for placing smallest components on the board)
  • LPKF ProtoFlow S4 (Reflow soldering oven for soldering entire boards in one operation)
Textiles

Equipment

Current:

  • 2 sewing machines Brother Inovis A 50 with 50 stitch programs autom. buttonhole
  • embroidery machine Texi 15001; 15 needle embroidery machine, embroidery area 490 x 345mm,with automatic color change, saving of patterns, cap embroidery device
  • Industrial sewing machine lockstitch high-speed Dürkopp Adler for processing large areas and various robust materials
  • Upholstery sewing machine with flexible stroke height, DA 867 ECO single needle lockstitch for processing thick materials
  • CNC-controlled textile cutter, suitable for precise cutting of workpieces and cutting of patterns for further processing

In planning:

  • Overlock sewing machine for sewing, trimming and serging in one operation

Contact

Kerstin Bossenz

Alternatively, write an e-mail at colab(at)b-tu.de with the subject TEXTILE AREA.

FAQs and wiki

All information about the textile section can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Workshop section

Wood processing

Equipment

Format 4 - kappa 550 e-motion sizing saw

  • X-Roll sliding table
  • PCS (Preventive Contact System)
  • Intuitive „smartouch“ control
  • Programmable cutting sequence
  • 202 mm cutting height

Felder - FB 710 bandsaw

  • 460 mm cutting height
  • -5° bis +45° tilting
  • Cutting width 690 mm
  • Table extension possible

Felder - AD9-41 surface planer

  • Spring-assisted, synchronous folding of the dual jointer tables
  • Highest level of work safety and operating comfort
  • Thicknessing table control accurate to a tenth of a millimetre at the touch of a button
  • Halving of noise pollution with the innovative Silent-Power

Felder - FW 950 classic wide belt sander

  • Sanding height 3-170 mm
  • Sanding width 950 mm
  • Electropneumatic sanding shoe

Format 4 - Fräsmaschine Profil 92M

  • 2x 46° swivel range
  • Intuitive e-motion control for milling spindle, milling fence and table opening
  • Electrically height-adjustable feed unit
  • Stepless speed adjustment

Areas of application

  • Creating wood cuts
  • Planing wood and wood-based materials
  • Surface treatment (e.g. sanding)
  • Gluing constructions
  • Milling work (e.g. profiles or curves)
  • Turning work (e.g. chair legs)
  • Manual processing (e.g. wood joints, chiselling, sawing)
  • Veneering of surfaces

Contact

FAQs and wiki

All information about the wood processing workshop can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Fiber composite

FAQs and wiki

All information about the fiber composite workshop can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Equipment

  • CNC cutter for textiles, foils and carbon fibre mats
  • 3D printer using the SLA process (resin printer)
  • Vacuum thermoforming machine
  • Laminating accessories

Areas of application

  • Cutting of textiles, foils, other fibre mats, cardboard, etc.
  • Thermoforming machine for the production of plastic moulds
  • Production of fibre composite parts
  • Printing of filigree models with high surface quality
CNC

Application areas

  • different types of metal processing (milling and turning)
  • turning or milling of fits
  • production of prototypes

FAQs and wiki

All information about the CNC workshop can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Metal processing

FAQs and wiki

All information about the metal processing workshop can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Equipment

  • Welding equipment for:
    • Manual arc welding
    • Oxyacetylene welding
    • Tungsten inert gas welding
    • Metal active gas welding
    • Metal inert gas welding
  • 3D welding table
  • Hand-guided plasma cutter
  • CNC-controlled plasma cutter
  • Metal band saw
  • Double grinding machine
  • Bearing press
  • Sandblasting cabin

Application areas

  • Production of welded joints (e.g. welding of bicycle frames)
  • surface treatment (sandblasting)
  • Sheet metal cuts
  • Workpiece cuts
  • Bearing replacement
Sheet metal processing

FAQs and wiki

All information about the sheet metal processing workshop can be found on our wiki page.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please send us a message: colab(at)b-tu.de.

Coming soon...

Application areas

  • different types of metal processing (e.g. laser cutting and bending)
  • bending tubes (e.g. production of stair railings)
  • production of prototypes (e.g. sheet metal housings for PCs)